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eddie's homemade root beer

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

Home made ice cream and home maid root beer makes the perfect way to cool down. You could make a batch put it on ice for that tail gate party.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For eddie's homemade root beer

  • 1 (3) oz
    bottle root beer extract
  • 4 lb
  • 4 gal

How To Make eddie's homemade root beer

  • 1
    Combine sugar, root beer extract, and 1 gallon warm water in a 5 gallon tall cooler Igloo type. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2
    Add a 3 pound block of dry ice this causes the mixture to bubble. Add 2 gallons water and have lid ready to put on container. DO NOT PUT ON TIGHT.
  • 3
    Let bubble for 1/2 hour and add the rest if the water. Root beer will bubble about 2 hours.
  • 4
    When bubbling has stopped, the root beer is ready to drink. Put in clean gallon plastic jugs and cap. The root beer will keep in the refrigerator for some time.