Homemade Root Beer

Homemade Root Beer

30 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Ready In

    5 m
LUVNGRAMS
Recipe by  LUVNGRAMS

“This Root beer is bound to be a hit at any gathering. It is very easy, ice cold and yummy. Use a large insulated drink cooler to brew it in, and everyone can help themselves using the spigot. This is best to do outdoors or place the cooler in the kitchen sink as it brews. Dry ice can be dangerous. Be sure to use gloves when handling. Do not allow children to handle the dry ice.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 gallons

Directions

  1. In a large cooler, mix together the sugar and water, stirring to dissolve sugar completely. Stir in the root beer extract. Carefully place the dry ice into the cooler, and cover loosely with the lid. Do not secure the lid, as pressure may build up.
  2. Let the mixture brew for about an hour before serving. Leftover root beer can be stored in one gallon milk jugs.

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Reviews (30)

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the allrecipes staff
295

the allrecipes staff

We have updated this recipe to include the correct amount of rootbeer extract.

PSYBERSLAM
148

PSYBERSLAM

I rated this 2 stars for 2 reasons, 1 is that the mesurement of the extract is subject to the brand used, some extracts like the brand HOMEBREW only use 4 tablespoons for 4 to 5 gallons water, and the 2nd is for the personal reason that extract = cheat, no knocks intended there just a personal thing, but you may want to tell us want brand to use.

MEMEMAMA51
133

MEMEMAMA51

MADE THIS FOR 4TH OF JULY. IT WAS A HIT. THE KIDS LOVES WATCHING THE DRY ICE SMOKE AND BUBBLE. THE ADULTS LOVED THE TASTE. I USED McCORMICK FLAVORING BUT INCREASED THE AMOUNT, FROM 2 OUNCES TO ABOUT 3 OUNCES. I BOILED 1 GALLON OF WATER, 6 CUPS OF SUGAR, COOLED,WHEN READY TO SERVE ADDED 1 GALLON CHILLED SELTZER WATER, 1 1/3 GALLON WATER, AND 5 POUNDS DRY ICE--NO SUBSTITUTE-- THE DRY ICE GIVES IT THE FIZZ AND THAT ICY TASTE-- WILL MAKE MORE NEXT TIME WE RAN OUT

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (64 total)

  • Calories
  • 73 cal
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Carbs
  • 18.7 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 6 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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