Friday, October 3, 2014

Fourth Annual Decatur Root Beer Festival Details!


FOURTH ANNUAL
DECATUR ROOT BEER FESTIVAL
FRIDAY
OCTOBER 17th
5 to 7 p.m.

$7 in advance ($20 for a whole family!)
$8 at the door ($25 for a whole family)

Tickets go on sale October 4th!


We've moved this event to the Friday afternoon before the
Decatur Craft Beer Festival. The Decatur square simply isn't big enough to hold both events simultaneously!

Here's a rundown of this year's selections so far:

Root Beers

Boylan's Creamy Red Birch Beer
made with pure birch oils, vanilla, natural yucca extract

Capt'n Eli's Root Beer
made with anise, vanilla, wintergreen oil

Earp's Original Sarsaparilla

Hippo Jumbo Root Beer
made with wintergreen extract

Reading Draft Birch Beer

Reading Draft White Birch Beer

Virgil's Root Beer
made with anise, balsam oil, cinnamon, clove, licorice, molasses, nutmeg, oil of cassia, pimento berry oil, sweet birch extract, vanilla, wintergreen oil
(these guys take their root beer very, very seriously)

Make Your Own Root Beer
we supply the seltzer and the syrup, you put it together -- this was a big hit with kids last year

Just added (10/16/14)
Slice and Pint's Square Root
On Draft!
their spicy root beer with a little bit of a kick. Made with wintergreen, vanilla, fennel, cinnamon, star anise, clove, nutmeg, white and brown sugar.
Made locally at Slice & Pint in Emory Village.


Kind of Like a Root Beer

Moxie
made with gentian root extract
(the single most requested beverage year after year;
it was tough to find, but we've got it!)

Other Interesting Beverages

Avery Watermelon Soda
(seriously)

Cock 'n Bull Ginger Beer

Flying Cauldron Butterscotch Beer
made with vanilla, stevia rebaudiana leaf extract

Hippo Huckleberry Soda
made with huckleberry and elderberry extract

Each beverage is made with cane sugar with the exception of Avery Watermelon Soda (actually, I can't find the ingredients) and Cock 'n Bull Ginger Beer

Edibles

Pretzel necklaces
because you have to

Root Beer Cupcakes
mmmmmm

Root Beer Barrel Candies
you can take home a momento!

Non-Edibles

One 6-ounce commemorative cup
complete with this year's logo

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