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IBC is by far my favorite root beer. I started drinking it about 10 years ago. Initially it was raised letters on the bottle that attracted me to give it a try. Now I have my local store order it by the case. I mostly drink diet root beer as I feel regular root beers are too sweet and creamy (go figure). IBC has a great balance of flavors with a strong bite. If I had to break it down I would say anise, molasses and vanilla. Unfortunately they've gone from 6 pack to 4 pack. One benefit was going from corn syrup to real sugar, but as for the diet they've said at IBC they've made no change. I can taste a change, it is a little more mild than the previous version. One question for IBC, if they've made no change to the diet version then why are the sodium numbers on the back lower than the 6 pack version of the IBC Diet? It is still my favorite with Boylan diet being second. I know lots of people say Virgil's is has the best flavor with its dominant nutmeg. Although I do agree it has a ...more
IBC root beer is my favorite among those I've tasted that currently are on the market. In fact, I drink the IBC DIET root beer, and it's delicious. I've had root beer from California to Virginia, and IBC is still my #1 choice. IBC has that old-fashioned root beer taste that I remember from my childhood. There are four other root beers on the list that I enjoy, but IBC truly is the best tasting to me.V 52 Comments
My personal fave.
Definitely the smoothest taste!
It tast the best
There all amazing but A&W is probably my favorite.V 73 Comments
The best by far
Tried this year and went Nuts!, see Root Beer is not a popular flavour outside the US, still a very good beverage!
Best there is its not just my favorite root beer it's my favorite drink I have one whenever I can I love this stuff its amazing it has great bite great flavor this is an all around great root beer period
It's really strong, which I love. Not everyone likes strong flavors though, so I understand A&W being ahead. But IBC? Such an un-POP-ular brand, I've never heard of it! GO BARQS!V 64 Comments
I made prefer Dad's over all other root beers because I grew up with it and reminds me of the good times in the 90s. But I also love its smooth but barky flavor - and I also love the design of the can itself and that it hasn't changed over time: very simple, old school looking, and classic!
I have been dying to try this and still haven't. Someone please tell me what stores I can find this root beer. I have tried my local grocery store Kroger and a bunch of worldwide stores.
This is the one that my aunt and uncle had on tap at their soda shop, and the one I used when they taught me how to make a Black Cow, its what they used to call a root beer float
Really smooth, hope it doesn't have high fructose corn syrup... Good old natural cane makes the difference, and makes this root beer healthy too...V 20 Comments
Best if you like a sweeter RB
Just introduced recently, best I've ever tried. I drive a cab and I always try to work my way toward the bottle shoppe that sells Weinhard's.
This is number 1. Delicous!
Real vanilla. My favorite.V 41 Comments
Found it late in the game. Hard to find now. Bring it back!
It was my childhood favorite and still is now.
I drank Hires for many years until the company folded. I've been pleased to see it is back on the market. It has just the right blend of sweet and sassy.
I think hires is the original root beer.. I don't know where to find it anymore :(V 17 Comments
Amazing only root beer I have at home
Sprecher is currently the tastiest root beer in production. I have had over 100 different root beers, and every single one on this list. The best root beer I have ever had was Flavor 8, but they are out of business. The fact that IBC is #1 is embarrassing. IBC is a mediocre root beer at best, and those who think it is the best have certainly never had a good brew.
Tried all the others. Speeches is THE BEST EVER...PERIOD!
I can't imagine anyone drinking A&W, Barq's, Dad's or any other mass-produced root beer and saying it's better than Sprecher. I would imagine you haven't tasted Sprecher then. It's the best.V 42 Comments
Was and still is the best. Hopefully they'll revive this long lost brand!
Was the best when it was manufactured by cadbury and in my mind still the best root beer ever made. Sorry they discontinued it..
No question it was the greatest tasting root beer ever made! Hands down...
Excited to hear that Barrelhead Root Beer is being relaunched at the Atlantic City Seafood Festival on September 10, 2016!V 4 Comments
I used to be obsessed with this
Just simply amazing.
The creamy best.
My favoriteV 45 Comments
Best in flavor
I agree Stewarts Root Beer is the best. The flavor is smooth and awesome!
Great place to go to enjoy the best root beer!
Ever since I've had my first bottle of Stewarts root beer, it's been my favorite.V 14 Comments
It has to be the worst I've ever had. could not even finish the bottle.
Nondescript. Move on to something with flavor.
Tastes great sweet and smooth
Really great root beerV 3 Comments
Sparks is delicious. Not your typical root beer taste. Definitely more robust and sharp.
Very strong pleasant tasting root beer. Smell it all over the room when you open the lid... - tedward
Great root beer. Impossible to find in NC.
Pour me a beer (root)! Proverbs 3:7-8 (NIV)
Do not be wise in your own eyes;
Fear the Lord and shun evil.
This will bring health to your body
And nourishment to your bones.
Best root beer ever. Stores in western North Carolina cannot keep it in stock.
This is a fantastic root beer! So much better than the average brands most people vote for because it is the common ones they find everywhere.
This is my best tasting root beer. Very awesome taste that is smooth with a great after taste..
There are some great root beers on here, but I voted for Hank's because it is an almost perfect all-around root beer. A fantastic, long lasting head, a wonderful body, and great aftertaste is hard to beat. And that's exactly what you get with this root beer. Also, I'm getting sick and tired of seeing Barq's rated so highly. It is flat out awful to anyone with a distinguished root beer palate. Therefore, if barqs is truly the favorite root beer of those who voted for it, they are likely to only be familiar with flavors in our mainstream bubble such as barqs, mug, and A&W and thus, should try some amazing root beer that you cannot just get at WalMart, but rather go hunt for some gourmet goodness. With that said, I'm done ranting.V 15 Comments
Excellent! Not too sweet. Just right.
Overrated. Didn't get past the first round of our taste test.
It has a very specific calorie number. - ThatoneMetalheadV 7 Comments
Great root beer
Love it! Reminds me of my Grandfathers homemade rooter.
No do not like served warm at berghoffs. Not good.
I love it
All time favorite that was heads above all others, It would receive all the votes except no-one today can try it. I have not seen any in 20 years. I have seen it advertised on-line for too much money. Not sure it would be the same product as before.
My all time favorite root beer. great memories of enjoying a bottle back when I was kind growing up in the 60's. Once in awhile I can find it in bottles here in Michigan but usually only around Christmas time, though other products are available year round. Thankfully I live just over the border from Indiana where I purchase it regularly in the South Bend area. For the record I have to say that I can find Frosty here in Michigan but only in plastic bottles and honestly it just does not taste the same.
Love it, too bad they don't sell it where I live.V 11 Comments
This is true old fashioned root beer. So much better than the sickeningly sweet brand name sodas. There's one problem though...unless you are ordering it online, it's only available in retail stores in the Midwest.
The best root beer around.
I have tasted many on this list. To me there is none better and more balanced in flavor than 1919. If it's on tap and put in a frosty mug it's very hard to beat. So satisfying.
This is a good solid root beer that any fan of root beer should enjoyV 14 Comments
This is a really great root beer
Best root beer I have had, great sarsaparilla taste to it I could barely savor it and not drink it all!
This root beer has a taste unlike any other. It truly is the best out there.
Awesome root beer. Also got a good Sarsaparilla.V 1 Comment
Virgil is the best I have ever had! Not cheap but worth the price. I have tried over two dozen different root beers and Virgil's is my favorite.
It "was" the best root beer hands down on the market about a year ago, I drank it regularly however in the past year they have managed to change recipe/where product is manufactured and it no longer is worth drinking.
Great flavor. I love the hint of anise. After Virgil's the run of the mill brands just taste like syrup.
It is unique in its overpowering wintergreen flavor. That is why is is the best. It is creamy and unique but it does get flat fairly quick.V 14 Comments
Picked it up for the first time after trying every root beer always going back to henry winhards and a&w on the tap and was surprised to find a new favorite
Unfortunately when it comes to these top 10 lists, it's not the best brand that reaches the top but the brand that has the most recognition. I have done a side-by-side comparison of Saranac and IBC and, while the two definitely have different flavors, Saranac left a better impression on me. It was sweet, had a nice bite, a strong body, and a wonderful vanilla aftertaste. I still haven't scoured the globe for the best brews out there, but Saranac is my favorite so far.
Definitely lots of corn syrup but has a strong root beer taste (as opposed to a lot of the others on this list. )
Smooth and uniquely flavored! One of my favorites!
The waters of Saratoga are filled with iron which gives this root beer a different taste and the best after taste.V 1 Comment
Best RB out there.
Smooth. Lasting flavor. I like it.
Best and very smooth. Spreckers is a close second
Best the is.V 10 Comments
In England, it is all I can get my hands on, sold through a Walmart subsidiary, Asda. At first I was like 'what the he'll?! ', but then it has grown on me a little - enough to buy it by the crate, again because it's all I can get. Doesn't ring true of that original rooty flavour I enjoyed as a child in the Us though...
Honestly Carters just kind of tastes like mouthwash and fake sugar. I love rootbeer so much I usually don't even care what brand it's from, but Carters is a brand I'll never buy from again.
If you enjoy mint and fake sugar then this drink might just be for you, however if you favor a traditional rootbeer flavor I would recommend you look elsewhere.
My favorite. Nice blend of sassafras and vanilla. Perfect for Floats.
The best Root Beer by far. Perfect blend of sweet and root beer spice.
Wonderful taste that isn't too sweet, almost a subtle saltiness to it. Great to drink with food, ice cold.
Lets get this on paper Fitz's is a rich tasty root beer that money companies can't beat and I believe it is the best root beer out thereV 4 Comments
Regional, and an excellent root beer, very smooth.
First time trying this. It is delicious! I am just savoring the flavors. I love Virgil's but Bundaberg might be my new favorite.
Loved this Root Beer! Gorgeous syrupy flavour and I love the medicinal kind of taste it makes me think that there's a taste explosion in there!
There's entirely too much licorice used in this root beer. Tastes very medicinal. Has next to no head.
This is a surprisingly good root beer. Recommend all root beer lovers try one!V 2 Comments
Grew up on Triple XXX Root Beer. No corn syrup, just pure cane sugar. Smooth.
One of the best ones out there.
Why is A&W higher than this?
I love this my son and me drink this when we go fishing
Very smooth and tastes great
Had this on tap at my wedding. Best root beer ever!
This must not be a very easy to get a hold of root beer, because I consider it to be easily one of if not the best root beer, and I've tried all the root beers in the top 10 list.
Top ten root beers are sweetened with that corn syrup crap. This one taste the way root beer used to be.
So underrated. Why is this not in the top lists of anyone online?V 4 Comments
The best root beer you have never heard of. Absolutely wonderful!
It is just the best...
This always on my tops list... Fantastic root beer
Best I have ever had.V 1 Comment
It HAS-TA be Shasta!
Grew up on it had to be consumed in a glass because the head was so thick,u just had to see it!
An old favorite
Appalachian Brewing Company Root beer, is the best root beer I have ever tasted! It has a sweet, classic taste and is made with honey. It defiantly beats the classic Stewart's and IBC Root beer. Defiantly recommend Appalachian Brewing Co. Root beer to all root beer lovers!
What root beer should taste like. The best ingredients combine to give the best flavor.
Tasted the vanilla right away and Appalachian was a bit sweeter than most root beers. Savored the flavors and I loved it! Better than IBC, Stewart, A&W, and Hanks. Highly recommend this classic, with a twist, root beer.
This is the best root beer out there. Of the 50 brands I have tried.
Also has no corn syrup but real cane sugar.
I did a blind test test with 10 people and 15 root beers, and one sarsaparilla.
Bulldog first place and "The root beer companies" sarsaparilla took second place. Some RB where undrinkable. Bull Dog has a bit more fizz than I like so I steer it a bit for my personal taste.
My son and I conducted a root beer taste test among 32 brands of root beer offered at the infamous Pops on Route 66 near Arcadia, Oklahoma in the summer of 2006. The winner? Bulldog Root Beer. Our favorite of the 32 brands.
Just simply a really good root beer without any unusual or awkward flavors over after taste and with just the right amount of bite.
Established in 1997 this is a awesome root beer with a touch of honey quickly becoming my favoriteV 4 Comments
Sweet childhood memories.
I grew up in IL too and used to pick up Dog 'n Suds root beer by the jug. I've tried a lot of root beers over the decades but nothing comes close to the frothy awesomeness of Dog 'n Suds.
Good thing there are a few stores left - footballanytimeV 5 Comments
The best root beer I have tried!
The best out there in my opinion
Smooth, pure root beer taste.
Enjoyed it very much. Good flavor and no hfcs which I'm allergic to.
I like the main root brand. But I prefer their sasparilla to their root beer.
One of my favorite old time brands
Hard to find, but worth the effort
Mason's was my favorite root beer in the 1950s. I have not seen it since the 50s or 60s but I still consider it my all-time favorite. by the way those who did not get to taste Dr Pepper back then will never know what they missed.
Just had this. Best ever!
Should be #1. No question.
Have to say..it was between IBC and this. But Iron Horse definitely has an amazing taste frosted in a mug rather than IBC. Smooth...not too sweet. And just the right amount of bitterness. Yummm!
Portland has a lot of great root beers. Went there from Texas couple of years ago. A store in Carrollton, Texas has 56 different kinds of root beers.
Very strong anise flavor, but otherwise good root beer
From Ohio, traveling thourgh Portland, and picked up a case for my father in law, who loves Root beer. After having Captain Eli's, I now try different kinds everywhere I go. It's the best I've had so far
You know the one with the guy and a parrotV 6 Comments
Pretty nice. I usually drink this or A&W depending on my mood
Great and great price for six rather than four bottles
Store brand root beer only at aldi
If you're anywhere in the Rochester, NY area, Tom Wahl's has at least 12 stores in the greater Rochester area and they make their root beer by hand, daily. I love good Root Beer, especially in a root beer float. This is far better than anything from a bottle. They have it on tap at all their stores and serve it up in a frosty mug with unlimited refills. Their food is delicious too, but the root beer is totally sick.
Small batch soda made at the Ipswich Ale Brewery in Ipswich, MA.
This rootbeer has been around since 1926 and is still privately owned by the fourth generation. They also serve other flavors of soda.
Great energy drink. Decent root beer
This is the only great caffeinated Roof Bear out there. If you like energy drinks, I recommend trying Bawls Guarana "G33K B33R" Root Beer!
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