What am I celebrating on tattoo Tuesday?

May 20, 2014

root beer book

Today is Root Beer day.  On this day in 1876 Charles Hines introduced commercially bottled root beer to the public in celebration of the centennial of the USA in Philadelphia.

Root Beer with Sam

Here are some bottles from my root beer cellar being watched over by Cmdr. Sam Vimes.

Root beer, of course, had been around for a long time.  It is one of those homemade concoctions like birch beer, ginger beer, spruce beer, and sarsaparilla, that has many different recipes.  Some of the ingredients in root beer (from Wikipedia) include:

Main ingredients



Other ingredients

I bet you thought I forgot the tattoo.  Nope – here it is:

rootbeer tattoo


  1. Cool! Just had root beer float and got to wondering what are the ingresdints I guessed sassafras. Thanks.

    • Yummy!

  2. Enlightenment. So that’s how it got its name. 🙂 Tasty stuff.

    • Cheers!

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