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Home Geekonomics: National Root Beer Float Day

Home Geekonomics: National Root Beer Float Day

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August 6 is National Root Beer Float Day! (Hey, that’s today!) A day when we celebrate a foam-topped sweet soda paired with a big scoop of creamy ice cream. In summer, it’s just about the best thing there is to keep cool.

Root beer is the star of this satisfying treat. Without it, well… you’d just have a mug of ice cream… which is pretty amazing, too. Nevermind! Either way, root beer is the best and to honor this sweet holiday, here’s a look at how root beer is celebrated in pop culture.


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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
A human drink, it’s called root beer. Unlike Quark, I found root beer delicious from the get-go. Tastes like the Federation.

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Parks and Recreation
Pawnee resident Tom Haverford has his own language when it comes to food. Root beer is called “Super Water.” I couldn’t agree more.


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Adventure Time
If I knew that the telemarketers calling me were Root Beer Guy, I wouldn’t hang up on them.


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Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown
Everyone’s favorite beagle Snoopy has a love of root beer he just can’t deny. What other drink could make you do the happy dance?

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Nancy
I think Nancy may have a drinking problem.

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