6: The Great Root Beer Taste Off

May 28, 2018

In this episode, we discuss the Great Root Beer Taste Off (Part 2), an installment of a series of events at the Blue Sun Soda Shop in Spring Lake Park, MN. We also touch on Frostop Root Beer, Jake Myer, the all-knowing Jeff Kasper, and Irn-Bru! 


5: Containers

January 2, 2018

In this fifth episode of RBR, Dave and Matt discuss the results of our latest Facebook poll and of our latest brew! We also talk Insane Clown Posse, Juggalos, and the main topic of this episode - containers. Plastic, aliminum, clear glass, brown glass, green glass. We do it all! We also had the chance to connect with Frostop Root Beer! Hear what they had to say about their recipes, containers, and marketing! 


4: Carbonation

August 13, 2017

In this episode, Dave and Matt discuss multiple forms of carbonation techniques, featuring an interview with Aaron Rieland from Bad Habit Brewing Company and music by the Shell Lake Arts Center Concert Band Saxophone Ensemble and Tromboon! 

Check out our Facebook page for the media mentioned in this episode, and take the poll on our page! 

SLAC Concert Band Saxophone Ensemble

Cayla Bingham, Channing Miller, Emily Ruth, Sophia Schmidt, Sonja Vesely, Annika Zehm, Keith Richardson, Nick Fox (drumset), & Brandon Delbow (tambourine). 

Tromboon is Doyle Rundle & Jacob Richardt. 



3: Root Beer of the Alaskan Frontier

July 5, 2017

Recently, RBR co-host Dave Herdan traveled to the greater Anchorage Alaska area and drank gallons of root beer. In this episode, recorded on location, he gives you some insight into the flavor profile of each brew. But the question is, which root beer will be his favorite? 

Broken Tooth Brewing, Seward Brewing Company, 49th State Brewing Company, Glacier Brewhouse, Denali Brewing Company, Last Frontier Brewing Company, Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling Company


2: Our First Brew

May 1, 2017

In the second episode of Root Beer Radio, Dave and Matt create their first home brew using a Birch Root Beer extract. Find out how it went! 


1: Origins and Impact

April 1, 2017

In the pilot episode, Dave Herdan and Matt Holton discuss the origins of root beer, how it has impacted their lives, and how the evolution of root beer can be seen as a reflection of society.


RBR Theme Song

March 30, 2017

Enjoy the Root Beer Radio Theme Song while waiting for the pilot episode!