National Stewart’s Root Beer Day: Know all about National Stewart’s Root Beer Day, History & Quotes

National Stewart’s Root Beer Day 2020: National Stewart’s Root Beer Day is celebrated to commemorate the Stewart’s Root Beer which was founded in the year 1924. Read the article to get more information about the History of National Stewart’s Root Beer Day, flavours and how to celebrate the National Stewart’s Root Beer Day.

Sheena | Updated Jun 17, 2020 07:30 AM

National Stewart’s Root Beer Day: Know all about National Stewart’s Root Beer Day, History & Quotes

National Stewart’s Root Beer Day 2020

National Stewart’s Root Beer Day is observed on 17th June. The day is observed to celebrate Stewart's Root Beer which is a frosty classic and considered as the world's best root beer. Stewart's Root Beer topped the 2006 World Cup of Root Beer list. 

What is the History of National Stewart’s Root Beer Day?

Stewart’s Root Beer originated in 1924 in Mansfield, Ohio. The Stewart’s Fountain Classics were a brand of old-fashioned fountain sodas. It was founded by Frank Stewart who set up his first drive-in root beer stand to supplement his income as a school teacher. Stewart’s are a brand of premium soft drinks that were made in the United States. The beverage remained a popular fountain drink for more than 66 years.

The commercial root beer production in the US started in 1875. The beer producers traditionally use molasses and elements of sassafras as the main ingredients. Stewart’s Root beer's bottling right was acquired in the year 1990 by the Cable Car Beverage Corporation. They added cream soda and ginger beer to the line in 1992 and several other flavors are now made. More than 100 brands of root beer are produced with a range of flavors now. In addition to it, people add extra punches of vanilla and others lean on the caramel flavors.  Stewart was then acquired by the Dr. Pepper Snapple group.

Check out the timeline here

1924: Stewart's root beer was invented by Frank Stewart
1987: Cable Car Beverage Corporation is established
1989: Cable Car obtained a licensing agreement to bottle Stewart's root beer
1991: The ompany sold 500,000 cases of Stewart's Original Root Beer
1992: Cable Car introduces products like Diet Cream Ale, Stewart's Cream Ale, and Ginger Beer
1994: Annual sales of Stewart's Original Root Beer exceed one million cases
1997: Triarc Companies acquired Cable Car Beverage
1999: Triarc spins off Stewart's as part of the Dr. Pepper Snapple Beverage Group
2000: Cadbury Schweppes plc acquires the Snapple Beverage Group, including the Stewart's division

How to celebrate Stewart's Root Beer Day?

On this special day, one can enjoy by simply grabbing some Stewart's and enjoy. Everyone must enjoy the time for a root beer float. There are many ways to celebrate the day. Few of them are listed below:

  • You can celebrate the day by enjoying a sip of Stewart's root beer with your friends.

  • Buy a drink for one of your favorite people. 

  • You can also get gift cards to give the sanitation workers who are working hard amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • You can celebrate the day by making a Root Beer Cake

  • Get together (virtually) with your friend and enjoy the day with a cold glass of root beer.

  • Root beer adds flavor to savory dishes such as pulled pork, meatballs, and pork n’ beans.

  • You can use #NationalStewartsRootBeerDay to spread the word about the day on social media.

What are the products of Stewart's?

Stewart's Fountain Classics offers various products and flavours. The different flavours of Stewart's are listed below:

  1. Stewart's Grape Soda

  2. Stewart's Orange 'n Cream Soda

  3. Stewart's Diet Root Beer Soda

  4. Stewart's Black Cherry Wishniak Soda

  5. Stewart's Root Beer

  6. Stewart's Diet Orange 'n Cream Soda

  7. Stewart's Cherries 'n Cream Soda

  8. Stewart's Cream Soda

  9. Stewart's Birch Beer Soda

  10. Stewart's Key Lime Soda

Quotes on Root Beer

There is more similarity in the marketing challenge of selling a precious painting by Degas and a frosted mug of root beer than you ever thought possible. - A. Alfred Taubman

So long as a man attends to his business the public does not count his drinks. When he fails they notice if he takes even a glass of root beer. - Corra May Harris

I'm a big root beer guy. - Dylan O'Brien

I haven't had a very good day. I think I might still be hung over and everyone's dead and my root beer's gone. - Holly Black

I use dull colors in my drawings because I started out using a root beer base because it seemed like an interesting idea and when it turned out that it worked quite well as an ink I started using other colors that would compliment it. - Marcel Dzama

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Stewart’s Root Beer Day - FAQ

1. When was Stewart’s Root Beer originated?

Stewart’s Root Beer originated in 1924 in Mansfield, Ohio. The Stewart’s Fountain Classics were a brand of old-fashioned fountain sodas. It was founded by Frank Stewart who set up his first drive-in root beer stand to supplement his income as a school teacher.

2. Who founded the Stewart’s Root Beer?

Frank Stewart founded Stewart’s Root Beer. He set up his first drive-in root beer stand to supplement his income as a school teacher.

3. Is Stewart's Snapple Beverage Group, at present?

In 1999, Stewart's was acquired as part of the Dr. Pepper Snapple Beverage Group. But in 2000, Cadbury Schweppes acquired Snapple Beverage Group for an enterprise value of $1,450 million.