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How To Make Real (or as real as it’s going to get) Root Beer
Learn how to make real root beer yourself and enjoy this all year long 🙂
There’s an old-fashioned charm to homemade root beer with its odd array of roots and bark, flowers, leaves and berries. It, like many other fermented beverages, once enjoyed position as a staple of American cookery.
My grandma used to make this and it always tasted better than the store bought bottle. I wanted to share this article with you so you got a chance to make some and taste the wonderful flavors of the homemade version.
The primary flavor found in any old-fashioned homemade root beer recipe is sassafras, a deciduous tree native to North America. The characteristic sweet flavor comes from the tree’s roots, thus giving us the name root beer.