Some foods just go with summer. Watermelon comes to mind as does corn on the cob and of course, the rootbeer float.
I remember as a kid my dad would make rootbeer floats with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and we would sit out on the porch at night cooling off.
Since I no longer drink much soda (or pop depending on what part of the country you’re from), a rootbeer float doesn’t come to the top shelf of my mind. One day I stopped at Dairy Queen and got a diet coke float but that wasn’t quite the same.
Did you know that root beer is a carbonated beverage flavored with sassafras?
Did you know there are hundreds of root beer brand names? The only ones that I recall are Dad’s, Hires, and A&W.
The Root Beer Brothers website compares different kinds of root beer. Now there’s a real niche market.
Check out some root beer float recipes and don’t let the summer pass you by.