Root Beer

BevNET Review

Last Updated: 4/8/2005 9:41 AM

As befits the name, there’s nothing artificial-tasting at all about this Root Beer, which carries with it plenty of birch and sassafras flavor. It’s got terrific mouth-feel, isn’t syrupy at all due to the cane sugar used to sweeten it, has a creamy finish, but doesn’t pour with a head at all and could probably use a bit more carbonation. Nevertheless, as a mild, non-spicy root beer, it stands with the best of them and is served well by the retro-style Boylan’s Natural bottle. The question is whether it will be able to distinguish itself in what is an already-crowded craft root beer field.

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Product Type

Carbonated Soft Drink: Regular

Container

12 oz glass

Nutritional Info

calories 165;
total fat 0g;
sodium 35mg;
total carb 41g;
sugars 41g;
protein 0g

Ingredients

carbonated water, cane sugar, pure essential oils of sweet birch, cinnamon, sassafras, and anise, extracts of bourbon vanilla, yucca, and licorice, other natural flavors and spices, caramel color (from cane sugar), citric acid

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