woo hoo, is this good! the honey is at just the right levels and it has a very slight birchy / wintergreen taste. perhaps that is one of the “botanical extracts” or something. not to say it tastes like a birch beer at all since this is a root beer taste. there are some other spices present that give it a bit of an edge, a kick, a bite if you will, i would guess anise is present. one of the best root beers i have ever had. they take the traditional “root beer taste” and add exactly what is needed to improve on it.
so it seems like the Knox family (who brew this stuff) sent out samples to a few other root beer reviewing sites, so i was reading what they thought of it just now. of course people disagree (Spike!) but i am right on this one, trust me.
Anthony’s Rating: 95
User’s Rating: 86
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|Type:||Root Beer||Comes In:||22oz glass bottle|
|Available:||CA, online||Obtained in:||mail from company|
|Head:||Medium||Sweetener:||cane sugar, honey|
Ingredients: carbonated filtered water, pure cane sugar, honey, natural botanical extracts, imitation flavoring, spices, sodium benzoate to preserve freshness, phosphoric acid, caramel color