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Rootbeer Recipe

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Grandma Pace
Added: Sunday, April 30, 2006


For a gallon:

1 gallon water
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. yeast
2 Tbsp. Rootbeer extract

For individually bottled (5 gallon)

5 lb. sugar
5 gallon water
1 1/2 tsp. yeast
1 bottle Hires Rootbeer extract

Mix ingredients together in gallon jug. Shake and mix thoroughly. Store in a warm place overnight and then refrigerate at least 5 hours before serving.

Individual bottles:
Clean bottles.
Mix all ingredients in large container. Pour into bottles and cap with bottle capper. Store in a warm place for 7 days, and then refrigerate and use.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I made homemade rootbeer in the summer. I always put the bottles in a box in the basement covered with a rug for the 7 days. All the grandkids helped cap the bottles and then consumed the rootbeer.




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