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Old 02-13-2010, 09:30 PM   #1
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Hi there I have found root beer recipes that dont contain any alcohol but is it possible to make root beer with the same alcohol content as regular beer? I have yet to find a recipe online, any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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Old 02-14-2010, 01:20 AM   #2

I suppose if you wanted to use a lot more sugar, you could boost the alcohol, but I'm not sure how it would taste.
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Old 02-14-2010, 02:13 AM   #3
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:45 PM   #4
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Cool thanks!
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:54 PM   #5
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yes you can just let the yeast ferment the sugars in the rootbeer. but i wouldn't expect it to taste good. but i could be wrong. all i can say is try it and see what you get.

 
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Old 02-15-2010, 06:23 PM   #6
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I once got the bright idea (when I was out of coke) to try Crown Royal and root beer.

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Old 02-15-2010, 07:09 PM   #7
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I once got the bright idea (when I was out of coke) to try Crown Royal and root beer.

Once. Only once, won't do that again
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Old 02-15-2010, 09:11 PM   #8
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I'm not sure how an alcoholic root beer would taste but a 50/50 mix of Knob Creek and A&W root beer with some ice is absolutely delicious.

 
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Old 02-15-2010, 09:14 PM   #9
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So you want a Hard Root Beer eh.

Glass of Vodka and several shots of Torani Classic Root Beer syrup to taste. Some seltzer for the fizz.

Doesn't get any harder than that!

 
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Old 02-16-2010, 01:56 PM   #10
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I once got the bright idea (when I was out of coke) to try Crown Royal and root beer.

Once. Only once, won't do that again
My bro in law gave me a Dr. Pepper and crown. Pretty good.
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