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Homemade Root Beer

This is so much better than the store-bought stuff. It’s easy to make too because you make the root beer syrup and then whenever you want root beer, it’s ready to go.

I ordered the root beer concentrate from Watkins.

I ordered the root beer concentrate from Watkins.

Step one - Make the syrup according to the recipe on the back. Once it's cool, I store mine in a squeeze bottle in the fridge.

Step one – Make the syrup according to the recipe on the back. Once it’s cool, I store mine in a squeeze bottle in the fridge.

Then all you need is a glass, some ice, one can of club soda and your root beer syrup.

Then all you need is a glass, some ice, one can of club soda and your root beer syrup.

Combine the ice with 2-3 tablespoons of the syrup and the whole can of club soda.

Step two – Combine the ice with 2-3 tablespoons of the syrup and the whole can of club soda.

You can add more or less syrup depending on how sweet you like your soda.

You can add more or less syrup depending on how sweet you like your soda.

This is a much more traditional tasting root beer. Plus it has less sugar than the store-bought stuff. Enjoy!

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