Has anyone tried this?
I know that @Fiddy has a sample size of it
Ill mix a couple samples today and try it just for you …Ive been a bit busy since I got it this week , I do know it smells spot on . I’ll add off the shake notes here later today
Great thread. Root Beer is another of those elusive “I Wish” profiles that I just haven’t been happy with yet.
This flavor will need a couple days b4 I can give any info…Ill let it sit over night and try again but rightboff the shake at. 5 and 1 pct there are some root beer nuances but nothing worth trying to describe …
Thanks Fiddy. Fish said it all with “I wish” profiles. I’ve been close with LB and FLV is kind of OK but…
Ill see how they are today and once I get a solid feel for them ill let you know
Ive tried both of those RB and FLV seems to be the best …Ive heard some people say its a flavor that needs to go high 4 to 5pct…I find it useful and full at much lower pcts…The MF is gonna be intersting , smells great but my off the shake test left a wintergreen taste in my mouth …
While FLV RB is I think better than most, there is something there that I don’t like. Anise maybe. I can’t imagine 4 or 5% and I mix stronger than most. I’ve tried most RB’s out there and noticed the MF which I still don’t use much of. I’ll buy them when I have solid info from people that they are exceptional and otherwise usually don’t. So I appreciate your testing. I didn’t know they made a RB.
Its one of their new offerings…I had to look up how a Root Beer is made naturally bc i was getting a hint of Wintergreen and thought I was crazy , but wintergreen is something used in Root Beer along with Anise ( black liquorice) and a coupke other dominant spices…The smell is Wintergreen dominate
So now I’m even more confused as to what Root Beer tastes like. Not called that in Oz.
I thought it was sarsaparilla. Am I wrong?
Many here call it sasaparilla and I always thought the primaryRB flavor was from sassafras bark or root. Those trees used to be plentiful in my part of the US but not so much now. I have some lumber from one and it has that smell. I can also remember my grandmother (who would be about 150 now) making a root beer that way. Oddly enough, she was Russian and made all kinds of concoctions out of natural things. It’s a mystery to me but the last time I mixed FLV RB my wife thought I had mixed licorice which I really don’t like.
Yes…basically but like all Natural things we amaericans have turned that into a Very Sweet Soda called Root Beer…The way the MF is tasting and smelling I believe it will be more in line with Sarsaparilla ( natural ) than it will be a Commercial Soda like A& W root beer
Omg that’s hilariously accurate , but sad at the same time …I need to eat im depressed now
Root beer and sarsaparilla are two popular beverages produced originally by the Native Americans before the arrival of Europeans. Both were introduced as tonics considering their medicinal properties. Initially, sarsaparilla was made from the sarsaparilla vine, while root beer was developed from the roots of the sassafras tree. Modern root beers do not include sassafras due to its potential health hazards. These beverages own a rich history weaved into the culture of the Americans since long ago. Root beer is dark brown and evolved from a mixture of birch oil and the dried root or bark of the sassafras tree. Sarsaparilla is a carbonated soft drink primarily made from the root of “Smilax ornata” (sarsaparilla) root.
That would be fine with me, so let us know!
3 days since ive mixed up the two SFT at .5 and 1.4 pct tbey are starting to smell and taste ( off the skin ) more like a rootbeer . I have not forgot , im just letting them sit for a few days
Thanks. I appreciate you taking the time to test it and it sounds like its good. As long as the licorice /anise flavor isn’t strong. I need to introduce you to a homogenizer where all that waiting just goes bye bye. Soon.
Id love to hear about it …The ones ive seen are a bit spendy if you have any ideas id love to see or hear about them