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Homemade Root Beer
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Homemade Root Beer

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Remember the flavor of good old-fashioned root beer? Now you can have it again with root beer you make yourself with McCormick® Root Beer Concentrate.
  • 30m

    prep time

  • 116

    Calories

  • 5

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

80

(1 cup)

Servings

  • 2 ounces McCormick® Root Beer Concentrate
  • 5 pounds sugar
  • 5 gallons lukewarm spring water, (approximately 95°F)
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce/7 g) dry active yeast
  • 1 cup pre-boiled water, (cooled to 85° to 95°F)

Instructions

  • Clean and sanitize all bottling equipment according to information below. Shake Root Beer Concentrate well. Mix with sugar in a large container. (DO NOT USE ALUMINUM). Stir in spring water.

  • Dissolve yeast in 1 cup pre-boiled water. Allow yeast to dissolve undisturbed 10 to 15 minutes. Add to sugar mixture and stir well.

  • Bottle immediately into plastic bottles, leaving 2-inch space at top of bottle. Cap tightly. Store each bottle on its side in a warm place (70° to 80°F) for 1 to 2 days, then store upright in refrigerator at 40° to 45°F for additional 3 to 4 days. Keep refrigerated and consume within 7 to 8 days.

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