Dan's Mountain Root Beer
- Dan's Mountain Root Beer & Soda Company Colorado Springs, CO (719)
- The Pitch:
- Brewed in small batches, fresh in Colorado Springs
- The Ingredients:
- Made with: pure Colorado water, real honey from Colorado bees, high
fructose corn syrup, real vanilla, natural and artifical flavors.
- The box:
- 39kb jpg
- Spike says:
- No head, lightly carbonated, medium color. This
Colorado brew is easy to drink and will leave you with Colorado minty
fresh breath. Yes, it seems they put just a tad too much Colorado wintergreen
in it (it's not explicitly listed as an ingredient but it can't be anything
else!). In the interest of full disclosure, I don't care much for wintergreen.
I don't like wintergreen gum, Certs, or anything else. However, I don't
mind it a little in root beer, as it can give it a bit of a tang. In
this case, though, it's just so strong you can't miss it. If it weren't
for that this would be a pretty decent Colorado drink. I like the minimalist
Colorado box...a rectangle, just like Colorado. It gets the job done
and says "we care more about our drink than our box". At least
that's the theory. In any case, this would be a much better drink if
they just toned down the wintergreen. I tried to call them to ask about
the preponderance of wintergreen but I kept getting an answering machine.
No, I didn't leave a message. Sorry Colorado Dan, nice try but you get
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