Island Girl Beverages Birch Beer

this was a very nice surprise!! I had gone to a huge flea market type deal with my family as my brother was selling stuff and also flea markets are fun. of course the kids got hungry and cranky and there was not really much of a food selection there beyond a couple snack things …

Boylan’s Diet Root Beer

at some point since I first reviewed Boylan’s Diet Root Beer nine or so years ago they changed the recipe. that might be a good thing, right? I mean it is Boylan’s. they do stuff well. especially on the second try. like their normal root beer which was rather bad on the initial take but …

Boylan’s Cane Sugar Birch Beer

huh, I never realized I never reviewed this reformulated version of their regular birch beer! good thing I checked! I believe the old formula was the second soda I ever reviewed. or perhaps just the second one after I decided to actually make a website about it and not just review them in my zine. …

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Boylan’s Cane Sugar Root Beer

i am not sure when this switch happened, but i recall when i first reviewed Boylan’s Root Beer many years ago and not enjoying it much at all. in the intervening years i have had it again, often because well meaning friends got some for me or i grabbed some to bring to a party …

Boylan’s Cane Sugar Creamy Red Birch Beer

one of the first sodas i ever reviewed was Boylan’s Creamy Red Birch Beer. it remains one of my top sodas, which i will admit, now years later, it probably a little too high for it. which is not to say it is not a great drink, but maybe not that great. no matter. now …