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Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain Root Beer

My plan for the day was to drive into Brooklyn from my home state of New Jersey and have brunch with one of my oldest and dearest friends and then pick up another one for a little root beer finding quest. But the first part did not work out so I was in Brooklyn with …

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More Good Root Beer Syrup

it is pretty rare that someone presents me with a bottle or can of a root beer i had never heard of. even extracts and syrups at this point, i feel like i know what’s out there. or at least what is available and obtainable in my area. but this one was a surprise. that …

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Watkins Imitation Root Beer Extract

it never occurred to me before, just how much caramel color must be in most extracts to have it still be a dark brown after it is all made up, with a tiny bit of extract to a whole lot of water and/or other liquid. i thought of this because this extract has caramel color …

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Sonoma Syrup Co Root Beer Soda Syrup

it is the rare thing that i find a new soda locally, just browsing my usual stores. nonetheless i check almost every time. places like Marshall’s do occasionally get random sodas in, so i have gotten some solid stuff there that i had had before. but this time i actually got something new! hooray! i …

Rio Syrups Sarsaparilla

this is one of the trickier sodas i have had to review. i mean, a soda you just drink, that is easy. there there are syrups, you just mix it with seltzer and drink up, not too hard. extracts are a little worse, you mix the extract with sugar and water in the prescribed amounts …