Barq's versus Abita Root Beer

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  1. ramah

    ramah Founding Member

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    The taste test taken ... Abita was good in a bottle ... especially washing down some boudin and cracklins ... but ICE COLD Barq's rules still ... it's got a zip Abita can't touch ... crushed ice is a must.
     
  2. sparkafatty

    sparkafatty Founding Member

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    as much as i love barq's and abita, i have to say good old a&w is the best.
     
  3. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I love Abita and Barq's but I the Frostop root beer in a cold mug can't be beat.
     
  4. Pastimer

    Pastimer Founding Member

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    I never met a root beer I didn't like (the exception being Fanta, which tasted like nuclear waste). Barq's, Dad's, Mug, A&W, Frostop, Abita - I like them all. But my favorite is Barq's by a nose.
     
  5. tiger fan 2001

    tiger fan 2001 Founding Member

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    If I go with root beer from a store it's IBC root beer.

    Frost top in a mug is good when I am in the area and want a treat.
     
  6. Maderan

    Maderan Founding Member

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    Got to be Barqs. It does have a bite that I really love. Most are too sweet and leave too much of a sasparilla after taste (I find it cloying) but good ol Barqs does me right.
     
  7. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I'll bet a lot of ya'll have never tried Abita. They don't sell it everywhere and you have to look for it. In Baton Rouge I get it at Matherne's and I know they sell it at American Market.
     
  8. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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  9. Carface

    Carface What the...?

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    Barqs is the only root beer to have caffeine.

    Whoa, what the hell happened to Dad's? I haven't seen one in ages.
     

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