Economy

Root Beer Making Comebacki
|| 0:00:00
...    
🔇
X
Tatiana Vorozhko
September 29, 2012 12:46 PM
If you ask someone what the United States' national drink is, they'll probably answer "Coca-cola." But that was not always necessarily true. Root beer -- a carbonated drink brewed primarily from the root of the sassafras plant -- was first popularized in North America, and many Americans remember it fondly from their childhoods. Now, as Tatiana Vorozhko of VOA's Ukrainian Service tells us, there are some who think it may be staging a comeback.

Root Beer Making Comeback

Tatiana Vorozhko

Published September 29, 2012

If you ask someone what the United States' national drink is, they'll probably answer "Coca-cola." But that was not always necessarily true. Root beer -- a carbonated drink brewed primarily from the root of the sassafras plant -- was first popularized in North America, and many Americans remember it fondly from their childhoods. Now, as Tatiana Vorozhko of VOA's Ukrainian Service tells us, there are some who think it may be staging a comeback.


You May Like

Multimedia Obama Defends Immigration Action

Obama says with his executive action on immigration, enforcement resources will be focused on 'felons, not families; criminals, not children' More

US-Led Airstrikes in Syria Kill Over 900: Monitoring Group

British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the toll includes more than 50 civilians, five of them women and eight of them children More

Report: Obama Broadens US Combat Role in Afghanistan

The New York Times says resident Barack Obama has signed a classified order extending the role of US troops in Afghanistan for another year More