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This morning the bottle of root beer was hard so I put it in the fridge for a few hours and then, after a lengthy period of bleeding off excess carbon dioxide, gave it a try. I think it turned out quite well!

No video this time but here are some photos:

root beer before opening

blowing off excess carbon dioxide

a nice, refreshing glass of root beer

Date: 2011-01-19 06:43 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] secritcrush.livejournal.com
Oooooh looks good - not nearly as dark as I expected.

Date: 2011-01-19 07:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mmcirvin.livejournal.com
They usually put caramel coloring in root beer to make it dark, don't they? I guess there might be coloring in the extract.

Date: 2011-01-19 07:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mmcirvin.livejournal.com
That's probably why it's not so dark.

Date: 2011-01-19 09:21 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] doctroid.livejournal.com
I think I once found a brand of clear, colorless root beer. Tasted good, but seemed weird.

Date: 2011-01-19 09:47 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] secritcrush.livejournal.com
I thought sarsaparilla was usually colourless.

Date: 2011-01-19 09:24 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] doctroid.livejournal.com
The root beer extract I've used ("Old Fashioned" appears to be the brand) makes dark stuff. Can't find an ingredients list at the moment though.

Date: 2011-01-19 10:51 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] oh6.livejournal.com
I have to try these recipes some time when I'm not on a diet.

Date: 2011-01-20 02:17 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] muffyjo
Oooh! And what is your take on the taste? Does it have an edge, is it smooth? Does it foam a lot?

Date: 2011-01-23 11:12 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bigevilgrape.livejournal.com
Glad that your root beer came out well. My first shot was a flop, and I haven't gotten around to trying again yet.

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