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Old 09-12-2012, 01:36 AM   #11
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Here is a list of ingredients and countries from a 1922 pamphlet about Hires Root Beer.
Birch Bark - United States, New England
Chirreta – India
Dog Grass – Germany
Ginger – Africa
Ginger – China
Ginger – Jamaica
Hires special plant
Hops – United States, Northwest
Juniper Berries – Italy
Licorice – Spain
Licorice – Russia
Sarsaparilla – Honduras
Sugar – Cuba
Vanilla – Mexico
Wintergreen – United States, North Carolina
Yerba Mate, Brazil

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Old 09-12-2012, 01:41 AM   #12
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"hires special plant" haha that's informative.

that's a cool ingredient list. Yerba Mate and Hops are new to my idea of root beer. Does anyone have a recipe they make with amounts of these ingredients?

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Old 09-12-2012, 02:52 AM   #13
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Hires Special Plant ... Ja mon, Di Rasta dem say eet puts da hi in Hires.

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