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Root Beer

The following recipe was transcribed ver batim from the booklet,

Fleischmann's Recipes

1915

1 cake FLEISCHMANN'S YEAST

1 bottle root beer extract

5 gallons fresh water, slightly lukewarm

4 pounds granulated sugar

In extremely hot weather use one-half cake of Yeast.

Dissolve the sugar in the water, add the extract, then the Yeast thoroughly dissolved in a little water, mix well and bottle immediately, using strong bottles or jugs, and tie the corks in securely. Set in a warm place thirty-six to forty-eight hours; in cold weather, a little longer. Then remove to cellar or other place of even temperature, but do not put it on ice until a few hours before using.

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