WBC Chicago Style Root Beer

img_2489Bottle and Label: Label is simple with a nice color palette and a bit of a retro look. Eye-catching without being gaudy

Ingredients: Triple filtered carbonated water, sugar, natural and artificial flavor, caramel color, sodium benzoate, and potassium sorbate as preservatives and citric acid

Smell: Mild and pleasant licorice and wintergreen

Carbonation: Medium level of carbonation gives the brew a nice bite without being distracting

Color: Dark brown, almost black

Head: Medium head but very foamy and long lasting

Flavor: Wintergreen and licorice are dominant. Has a slightly medicinal aftertaste but it’s not bitter or unpleasant. Overall, this brew has a nicely balanced flavor

Conclusion: WBC Chicago Style Root Beer looks good from the moment you pull the simply styled bottle out of the fridge. From there, things continue in a positive direction. This brew hits all the right notes with a pleasant smell, a foamy head, and balanced flavor. This is the definition of a solid root beer that could be enjoyed in any circumstance

RBR’s Grade- B+

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