Root Beer ft. Mr. Burgundy [ Noted: Ep. 153 ]

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Flavor Notes:

CAP Root Beer:

Like a root beer gummy, without any chewy texture. Candy sweetness. Nice wetness. Light on spices, no wintergreen note. No mouthfeel or body, just linear, candy root beer flavour.

Tested at 5%. A bit weak, 5% wasn’t super bold.

6.28

 

Tasty Puff Rasta Root Beer:

Best stand alone root beer, like a one shot. More complete than FLV and a bit sweeter. But more limited in versatility. Nice syrupy body. Touch of effervescence.

Need 10-15% to get full flavour.

13.34

 

FW Sassafras:

Pretty root beer-like. The herbal, molasses part of root beer. Seems pretty authentic. Would be essential ingredient to build a root beer from scratch.

16.38

 

TFA Root Beer:

The least authentic. Root Beer candy. Plastic type off note that’s present in the top notes and lingers in the aftertaste. Strong liquorice note.

17.48

 

TFA Root Beer Float:

TFA Root Beer with some creaminess. But it has a cinnamon-like spiciness TFA Root Beer doesn’t, out of place for a root beer. It stands out a lot, even at a low %.

22.18

 

FW Root Beer:

Too sweet to be really authentic. A bit candied? Some dark spiciness. Heavier on the spicy and herbal side with a lot less of the wintergreen and vanilla elements root beer has.

26.18

 

FW Root Beer Float:

Not a float. Like a cream filled root beer barrel candy, or a root beer flavoured popsicle with creamy centre. Not a bad flavour, just inaccurate.

29.30

 

LB Root Beer:

Flat root beer. Not too candied. No effervescence. Mouthfeel was ok for a beverage.

At 9%, some may find it very harsh.  At 5%, far less harsh. Also not much difference in strength of flavour between 5% and 9%.

34.00

 

FLV Root Beer:

Most authentic, robust root beer. Dark, spicy. Really great wintergreen top note. Creamy, almost foamy finish. Has a hole in the middle of the flavour that needs filling.

Use around 4-5% for main root beer note. Can use as an accent as low as 0.25-0.5%.

38.27

 

 

Recipes:

Rootbeer Float CPBoy (ELR)

8.27

 

Root Beer Float by Uncle Bump

10.56

 

Root beer float by Johncox245 (ATF)

20.02

 

Float the Boat by MixinDAD (ATF)

23.45

 

Cheapskate Float by hyperlite310 (ATF)

27.51

 

Creamy Root Beer by Chrisdvr1 (ATF)

30.41

 

Vanilla Root Beer by Neceros (ELR)

35.40

 

Fitz’s by Mr Burgundy (ATF)

41.44

 

Butter Beer 1707 by Folkart (ATF)

44.56

 

Cookies 1707 by Developed (ATF)

46.43

 

Root Birra by NaChef (ATF)

49.05

 

 

 

 

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