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It’s like just running into your robot waiter while drinking a root beer float instead of meticulously brewed coffee.
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1876 - Pharmacist Charles Elmer Hires debuts a commercial version of root beer at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition.
1919 - Ray Allen opens a root beer stand in Lodi, California, which would eventually become the A&W restaurant chain.
1920s - The popularity of non-alcoholic root beer explodes during Prohibition.
1960 - The FDA bans safrole, the aromatic oil that initially gave root beer its distinctive flavor. The ingredient caused liver damage during animal testing.
What’s your favorite Root Beer?
Kyle - Canned Dad’s
Kenny - Bottled Dad’s