Thankfully, there's no age requirement for enjoying a glass of ice-cold root beer on the patio. Check out these six wineries and breweries your whole family will love.
1. Peace Tree Brewing, Knoxville
Peace Tree welcomes visitors of all ages thanks to its sweet root beer. Stop by with the whole family for a pint of ice-cold root beer and enjoy the handcrafted goodness that this Knoxville and Des Moines brewery offers. This kid-friendly beverage can also be purchased at retail stores across the state for enjoyment at home.
2. Court Ave. Brewing, Des Moines
Guests of all ages can enjoy Court Ave.’s handcrafted sodas. Try their homemade root beer, made with cane sugar, honey, vanilla, anise, birch and mint. For another sweet treat, taste their ginger beers made with unique flavors from cane sugar, honey, ginger, pineapple, lemon and lime.
3. Millstream Brewing Co., Amana
Millstream’s Old-Time root beer offers the perfect treat with its thick, creamy head, lots of aroma and plenty of good old-fashioned taste. For the adults, it may remind them of the root beer grandpa used to make. Brewed to satisfy the most discriminating root beer connoisseur, it’s sure to impress all ages.
4. Wise I Brewing, Le Mars
Ask the Wise I bartender about a root beer barrel, and guests will receive an old-fashioned root beer full of flavor and smooth as silk that will take the drinker back to simpler times.
5. Barn Town Brewing, West Des Moines
This kid-approved drink offers a taste of old-fashioned root beer that thrills adults and kids alike. Take the whole family on a trip to taste this West Des Moines brewery's sweet, hand-crafted concoction and you'll find yourself wanting more.
6. Iowa Grape Vines Winery, Maquoketa
Offered in bottles and on tap, Iowa Grape Vines Winery produces classic, old-fashioned root beer along with unique root beer and wine jellies. Kids will also enjoy the Maquoketa winery's various flavors of ice cream.