Field Studies: Root Beer

Confession: I don’t like soda. Except for root beer, that is. I don’t drink it very often, but, like my main character Marty, I love me some root beer.

Many years ago one of Jim’s co-workers brought us some craft-brewed root beer. It was delicious. After that, the kids and I got some extract and made our own. It was pretty great too.

This article gives a little history of root beer and includes a couple of recipes: one that is quick and easy and uses the extract and another, more complicated one for those of you who might feel a little ambitious.

If you decide to make your own root beer, let me know how it turns out!…/getting-root-homebrewed-ro…



Photo: photographer: Brooke Cagle

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