This sometime sweet, sometime bitter beverage has been around as early as the 18th century. Popularized in North America, the base ingredient, the root (or bark) of the sassafras tree was known to be a medicinal supplement, and this "Root Beer" also became commonly asked for in saloons by those wishing for a low or no alcohol drink. Folks these days can feel pretty strongly about their favorite beer...I know I do! Rank your favorites and add your own; let's see what brands YOU like!
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