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Old 12-06-2010, 10:02 PM   #1
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Default 1919 Root Beer recipe?

Is there a recipe out there for 1919 Root Beer? I searched but haven't found much of anything...

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Old 01-20-2011, 08:42 PM   #2
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How about a recipe for a root beer from around that time period?

Originally Posted by My great grandfather in-law's recipe for Root Beer
One-fourth ounce hops
One-half ounce wild cherry bark
One-half ounce Coriander
1 ounce allspice
1 ounce sassafras
1 ounce yellow dock
1 ounce wintergreen
3 quarts molasses
5 gallons water
1 pint yeast

Pour boiling water over all ingredients excepting yeast. Strain, then add yeast when liquid has cooled to 98 degrees. Ferment as above, bottle and seal.
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