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Old 09-12-2012, 01:36 AM   #11
Jacob_Marley
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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
mendozer
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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
Jacob_Marley
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Hires Special Plant ... Ja mon, Di Rasta dem say eet puts da hi in Hires.

 
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