Old-Fashioned Root Beer

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8 c Sugar
1/4 oz Yeast
10 qt Water; plus 1 cup
2 oz Root-beer; concentrate

Original recipe makes 1



Recipe by: Time-Life - Bevereges Mix 1/4 Ounce of Yeast With 1 cup tepid water and let stand 10 minutes. Add the root-beer concentrate to the sugar, mix well and dissolve in 10 quarts of tepid water. Add the yeast mixture, stir well and bottle the root-beer immediately, fastening the caps securely. Set in a warm, draft-free place for 3 - 4 days until the root neer become effervescent. Serve chilled. Makes about 10 quarts.

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