Homemade Root Beer, Soda & Pop

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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.

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Overview

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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Editorial Reviews

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“This how-to book should appeal to those who don’t mind spending two hours to make a dozen bottles of signature soda.” — Kansas City Star

“Yes, there is fun and adventure in the world of soft drinks, which Stephen Cresswell proves.” — Pittsburgh

“This book gets an A+. A good variety of old fashioned recipes.” — American Herb Association

“There’s a new book that will tell you everything you want to know about sarsaparilla, switchel, and more … You can make your own home brewed soft drinks pretty easily.” — Anthony Dias Blue on WCBS Newsradio 88 Food & Wine report

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580170529
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/6/1998
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 401,138
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Root Beers in American History

2. Equipment

3. First Batches: Root Beer and Ginger Ale

4. Basic Modern Recipes

5. Switchells, Shrubs, Vinegar Drinks, and Mulled Beverages

6. Ingredients for Devising Your Own Recipes

7. Ensuring Variety

Suggested Reading

Appendixes

A. Sources for Beverage-Making Supplies

B. Tapping Trees

C. Metric Conversion Chart

Index

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