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Happy Valentine's Day

We hope your February is filled with the people and things you love (maybe even some of your favorite sodas)! 

Gift Ideas

Can't quite figure out what to buy for your sweet heart?
  • Gather some red sodas at our store to create a 4 or 6 pack
  • Sign your loved one up for the Root Beer of the Month club
  • A gift card to our store
  • Red and pink candy gift set

Root Beer of the Month

Blumers Root Beer, located in Monroe, Wisconsin, is one of five sodas bottled by Minhas Craft Brewery. The brewery was established in 1845, a full 31 years before Charles Hires even introduced Root Beer to the masses at the 1776 world’s fair. The brewery has endured the Great Depression, Prohibition, mob encounters, two major fires, and is the second oldest brewery in the United States. 

Minhas Craft Brewery was originally owned by a Mr. Bissinger, and was first known as the Monroe Brewery. Over the years the brewery has changed ownership 10 times. Sodas were introduced in the late 1980’s, and in 2006 the Minhas siblings—Ravinder and Manjit—purchased the brewery, changing the name, and maintaining ownership to this day. Any followers of the Canadian television show Dragon’s Den (Canadian equivalent to Shark Tank) will recognize Manjit as one of the “Dragon” investors.

Recipe of the Month

In honor of the Super Bowl earlier this month

  Ingredients
  • Approx. 10 - 12 Chicken Wings, thawed
  • 1 bottle Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey Barbecue Sauce {18 oz.} 6 oz.
  • A&W Root Beer {use ½ of a 12 oz. can}
Instructions
  • Place Chicken Wings in Crockpot. Cover with lid and cook on High for 2.5 hours.
  • After 2.5 hours, remove juices from crockpot.
  • In small mixing bowl, combine Root Beer and BBQ Sauce and stir well. Pour mixture over chicken.
  • Cover, and cook for 30 minutes more, or until done.
Recipe from thefrugalgirls.com

FREE taste testing 

In case you didn't know, we offer free taste testing three Saturdays of the month. See below for schedule.

Redmond
Free root beer taste testing on the third Saturday of each month, open to close.

Lynnwood
Free root beer taste testing on the first Saturday of each month, open to close.

Puyallup
Free root beer taste testing on the second Saturday of each month, open to close.

Tacoma
Every Saturday at Tacoma Store.

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