Kelly, our resident root beer expert, searches North America and around the world to keep our coolers stocked with Old Fashioned favourites. Customers visit us from all over the Lower Mainland as we carry Root Beers and Sodas that aren’t available anywhere else.
Due to high demand some of these top picks may be out of stock. Please phone or email to ensure your top choices are chilled and waiting for you! Buy singles, mix n match six packs, or buy by the case.
Bawls Root Beer Root beer is neither root, nor beer. Discuss. In fact, most root beer is utterly devoid of the precious caffeine for which BAWLS fans fiend. BAWLS Guarana Root Beer takes this All-American soda to the next level, adding our elusive guarana berry flavor with its caffeine kick to your cerebrum. The resulting brew? A hearty yet tangy root beer mash-up (replete with a frothy head) that’ll take you back to the days of yore, sippin’ on a root beer float on a hot summer day.
Bedford’s Root Beer Born in Port Angeles Washington, Bedford’s sodas have been a Pacific Northwest tradition for over 30 years. Handcrafted and known for outstanding flavour, old fashioned root beer with a hint of cherry and licorice.
Boylans Root Beer Boylan Bottling’s story starts in 1891, when a pharmacist named William Boylan created an elixir in his Paterson, New Jersey, apothecary. Boylan Root Beer has a rich and spicy sassafras flavor, thanks to its blend of cinnamon, anise, black pepper, mushroom, sweet birch, extracts of chocolate
Brownie Root Beer Brownie Root Beer was one of the many carbonated beverages made by the Atlas Beverage Company which started in Detroit around 1929. Delicious blend of root beer & caramel. Produced with care in small batches with pure cane sugar..
Bulldog Root Beer Real cane sugar instead of corn syrup, and pure vanilla extract instead of artificial vanilla. Also, Bulldog Root Beer is actually brewed, which means it is cooked, just like in the old days.
Bundaberg Root Beer Made in Bundaberg Australia from a genuine family recipe with real sarsaparilla root, licorice root, vanilla beans and molasses giving it that rich, unique color and flavor. Brewed for over three days to extract maximum flavor. Mix it up by adding some fresh lime and mint for a flavour infusion like no other.
Canoe A not-too-sweet take on an old favourite. There’s nothing like a cold refreshing craft root beer when you’re inhaling BBQ on a hot summer’s day. Made in small batches in Vancouver.
Dads Root Beer Dad’s Root Beer was developed in the 1930s by partners Barney Berns and Ely Klapman in the basement of Klapman’s Chicago-area home. Dad’s remains one of our most familiar root beers. Main ingredients are still Winter- green, Licorice and Vanilla.
Death Valley Root Beer A blend of fresh sarsaparilla, birch root, natural vanilla, clean wintergreen, raw ginger, fresh licorice, pure cane sugar and a secret ingredient gives this soda a signature Old West root beer taste
Death Valley Sarsaparilla This one has a huge head — very foamy and long lasting. The taste is more on the herbal side.
Dr Browns Root Beer Dr. Brown’s Root Beer is a mellow, classic-tasting kosher root beer with crisp, clear taste lacking any strong herbal flavoring.
Flying Cauldron Butterscotch Beer Based on the Harry Potter series. You might want to add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to create a “Giggle Potion”. With a full foamy head and a gorgeous gold colour. (It’s also gluten-free, for those of your worried about getting glutens in your butterscotch soda), Sweetened with both cane sugar and stevia. It’s lip-smackingly tasty, and despite the double dose of sweetener, it’s surprisingly smooth; while it has a distinct aura of liquefied hard candy.
Frostie Root Beer A classic root beer that delivers a smooth vanilla taste, and subtle wintergreen and anise flavor. Enjoy this one over vanilla ice cream for an amazing float.
Frostie Vanilla Root Beer First bottled in 1939 in an abandoned jailhouse rented to launch George Rackensperger’s new soda brand, Frostie has been an American favorite brand for decades of soda drinkers. Frostie Vanilla Root Beer offers a creamy twist on their flagship beverage that tastes like a root beer/cream soda hybrid.
Frostop Since 1926, we have served millions of loyal Frostop Drive-In customers with a classic burger-stand menu featuring the tastiest and creamiest Root Beer in America. Our original recipe infuses 22 original flavors, which we cold-brew in batches at thirty-six degrees – the exact temperature that brings out Frostop’s rich, delicious and creamy flavor.
Henry Weinhard Made from a recipe developed during Prohibition to give the brewery loyalists something to enjoy during the “dry spell.” Uses real vanilla extract to give it a nice creamy flavor that is accented with honey and spices. The sassafras extract completes the brew to give the familiar root beer flavor. The finishing taste of vanilla and honey with traces of wintergreen makes this one a real treat.
IBC Root Beer IBC’s flavour is deep, satisfying and classic. Balanced between creamy and sharp, and we even detected a hint of citrus. Excellent everyday root beer – it doesn’t interfere with your routine, doesn’t have a lingering aftertaste, and will satisfy most people’s palate.
Labrador Butterscotch Root beer Creamy caramel with a mild butterscotch flavour. Sweetened with cane sugar.
Margos Dark Created by a seven year old boy named Oscar Youd for his school science fair at St. James School in Los Angeles. An all natural cane sugar soda flavored with molasses, vanilla, clove, cassia, nutmeg and wintergreen. This root Beer has bite!
Old Red Eye First bottled in 1948. Legend has it, there was a craggy old bull named Red Eye – with a glint and a gnarly attitude, he could only be coaxed from his pen to do his daily duties when a brave soul would open a bottle of his favourite root beer, pour it in his tin bowl, then run like heck before being stomped. Like us, Red Eye preferred his root beer frosty cold. Similar in taste to Barq’s. This root beer has a bit of bite to it with a nice vanilla finish. Made with cane sugar.
Osso Butterscotch Root Beer Established in 1946, OSSO Butter- scotch Root Beer will not fail you with its rich notes of butter and brown sugar with the added treat of root beer to round out the creaminess.
O’zells Root Beer Float Originally created by Elias Disney, Walt and Roy Disney’s father. Made with Hawaiian cane sugar and 100% all natural ingredients, for your delectation and delight!
Ozark Butter Beer This special flavor is available only during the fall and is a combination of butterscotch and caramel. This delicious soda is a fall festival in a bottle.
Pop Shoppe Root Beer Canadian Classic .Dad’s favorite pop. Somehow the flavor blast of The Pop Shoppe Root Beer takes socks with sandals, comb-overs, lame jokes, wearing your pants too high and mowing the lawn and bundles them up together in one surprisingly cool package.
Ramblin Rootbeer Bold flavor of root beer a little some- thing more. This classic recipe has been around since 1979, pleasing those with tried and true tastes and anyone looking for a little extra luscious note in their beverage. You just can’t go wrong with Ramblin’!
Red Arrow Ginger Rootbeer All round good root beer with wintergreen, licorice, and the infamous “natural flavors”. It pours flat, without a lot of head. The aroma of wintergreen and licorice is immediately evident. It has a smooth flavor..
Sioux City Birch Beer Birch beers are flavored with oil distilled from the sap of birch trees, usu- ally the Sweet Birch. Other common ingredients in birch beer include yucca extracts and acacia, which meld with the birch oil to help form the duo of wintergreen and licorice
Sioux City Root Beer The classic taste of root beer with a western twist! Sioux City Root Beer uses only the highest quality ingredients for a fresh root beer taste you will love, in the classic western embossed bottles known by collectors everywhere! Smooth taste with a kick, this thirst quencher has that same appealing flavor you loved as a kid!
Ramblin’ Root Beer Bold flavor of root beer a little some-thing more. This classic recipe has been around since 1979, pleasing those with tried and true tastes and anyone looking for a little extra luscious note in their beverage. You just can’t go wrong with Ramblin’!
RED ARROW GINGER ROOTBEER All round good root beer with wintergreen, licorice, and the infamous “natural flavors”. It pours flat, without a lot of head. The aroma of wintergreen and licorice is immediately evident. It has a smooth flavor.
SIOUX CITY BIRCH BEER Birch beers are flavored with oil distilled from the sap of birch trees, usu-ally the Sweet Birch. Other common ingredients in birch beer include yucca extracts and acacia, which meld with the birch oil to help form the duo of wintergreen and licorice
SIOUX CITY ROOT BEER The classic taste of root beer with a western twist! Sioux City Root Beer uses only the highest quality ingredients for a fresh root beer taste you will love, in the classic western embossed bottles known by collectors everywhere! Smooth taste with a kick, this thirst quencher has that same appealing flavor you loved as a kid!
SPRECHERS ROOT BEER Truly old-fashioned, handcrafted Root Beer soda has the rich, creamy flavor that only comes from using pure honey, vanilla and a host of aromatic botanicals yields this unique, full-flavored Root Beer with a super creamy mouth feel.
TRIPLE XXX Tastes like root beer used to taste!” With over 100 years of Texas tradition, Triple XXX has a classic root beer taste with a smooth caramel fin- ish, aided by a big, frothy head and a nose that includes vanilla, wintergreen and licorice.
VIRGIL’S ROOT BEER Virgil’s is a gourmet root beer. We’re what Ben and Jerry’s is to ice cream, what Dom Perignon is to champagne. We’re a micro-brewed root beer made with all-natural ingredients. We use herbs imported from around the world and unbleached pure cane sugar. Virgil’s is a superb blend of spices and herbs gathered from the world over; anise, licorice, vanilla (bourbon), cinnamon, clove, wintergreen, sweet birch, molasses, nutmeg, pimento berry oil, balsam oil and cassia oil.