Homemade Root Beer, Soda, & Pop

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Storey Publishing, 1998 - Cooking - 121 pages
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Make your own soft drinks that are tastier, healthier, and cheaper than anything you'll find in stores!

From soda water to sarsaparilla, in Homemade Root Beer, Soda & Pop, you'll find easy-to-follow instructions for more than 60 traditional and modern soft drink recipes. Your whole family can make delicious batches of old favorites and experiment with new combinations of natural ingredients to create your own refreshing recipes.

You'll make fabulous, fizzy creations like:

-- Old-Fashioned Root Beer

-- Sarsaparilla Soda

-- Birch Beer

-- Virgin Islands Ginger Beer

-- Lemon-Lime Soda

-- Cherry Vanilla Soda

-- Cream Soda

-- Raspberry Shrub

-- Molasses Switchel

-- Coffee Whizzer

-- Fruit Smoothie

-- and much more!

  

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Review: Homemade Root Beer, Soda & Pop

User Review  - Stacie - Goodreads

Might add (or remove) a star after we've tried out some recipes. A fun book to read even if you don't decide to try any of the drinks. Read full review

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User Review  - Alisha Hanson-Glatzel - Goodreads

Awesome book, read it from cover to cover. Now it's time to start making sodas!!!! Read full review

Contents

1 Root Beers in American History
1
2 Equipment
11
Root Beer and Ginger Ale
29
4 Basic Modern Recipes
39
5 Switchels Shrubs Vinegar Drinks and Mulled Beverages
69
6 Ingredients for Devising Your Own Recipes
83
7 Ensuring Variety
99
Suggested Reading
108
Appendixes
111
Index
116
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About the author (1998)

Stephen Cresswell is a history professor at West Virginia Wesleyan College and an avid homebrewer of beers and soft drinks, which accounts for his extensive research on historical recipes and old fashioned brewing techniques found in his book, Homemade Root Beer, Soda, & Pop. In his spare time, Stephen and his wife, Teresa, have begun building a stone wall around their property.

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