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    Eary/Traditional Root Beer(?)

    That's just the base syrup .... I mix a ratio of 3/1 with just sparkling water. I can't do a ferment and make it alcoholic since I have cirrhosis but then again there's vanilla extract in there so meh... Here's what it looks like after it's mixed....foams up like a mother! Anyways update -...
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    Eary/Traditional Root Beer(?)

    LOL.... hmm maybe I did feel a little funny while I was drinking it
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    Eary/Traditional Root Beer(?)

    Oh sorry .. 10 grams of each root and I forgot to mention 1 cup of lactose powder, 4 cups of demerara sugar, 1 tsp of salt and a tiny tiny bit of molasses (less than a 1/4 tsp) during the simmer after straining and cold bath to filter out the sediment (and there was a TON of sediment after...
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    Eary/Traditional Root Beer(?)

    This syrup turned out so dark it's almost like cola and I got a lot more than I thought I would... Well, I used all of the ingredients mentioned above.. 35g ginger root 20g sassafras root 10g wintergreen 10g sarsaparilla, licorice, yellow dock, spikenard, dog grass, marshmallow, roasted...
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    Eary/Traditional Root Beer(?)

    I brewed it tonight. It's all finished and will be ready tomorrow.... whew! that took a long time
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    Eary/Traditional Root Beer(?)

    Hi there! I'm going be making a very early traditional root beer based on these ingredients which took a few months to gather but might need some tips on how to proportion some of these according to wikipedia and some other vintage recipes so far here is what I've gathered to work with...
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