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Soda craving

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and we were just curious and looking around at different types... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spring Valley, Illinois
via mobile
Everyone has a root beer story, go in and tell yours.

Nice specialty shop. Some brands you know, some you don't. Always fun to to mix and match. My... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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We are a Root beer store with 50 + bottles of root beer from around the country to mix and match. We also have a large selection of ginger ale and ginger beers , cream sodas and unique flavors . We also have six Regional root beers on tap, with go...more
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228 S Main St, Inside the historic DeSoto Hotel., Galena, IL 61036-2227
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and we were just curious and looking around at different types of Sotos we saw some at the Galena canning company and wondered if there was anything else so we saw the root beer place walked in...More

Thank bigcountry1991
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like root beer, you need to stop in here. The only thing that they don't have is root beer cotton candy. They have other sweet sodas, too. It's fun to see the glass bottles and search for flavors of our youth.

Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice specialty shop. Some brands you know, some you don't. Always fun to to mix and match. My story? They sell Baumeister root beer. Gilbert Baumeister was a friend of the family and both my brother and I worked for him.

Thank In50by50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A specialty store that specializes in root beer? Yes, and cream soda, too. There were dozens of different brands from across the country. You could also get a root beer float on tap. Everything was a little pricey, but then things usually are in specialty...More

Thank KerryandTim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went into the store and bought 10 different bottles of root beer. I think we have two left became my son hogged some. But very good so far. One made me break out slightly, I don't remember what the name of it was but...More

Thank pitpat3
Reviewed 13 July 2018

A bit overpriced, but the selection was awesome. Reminded me of a small version of a shop in Indianapolis. Hank's Cream Soda was out of this world!

Thank James M
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I had no idea root beer was a specialty drink! I had no idea there were so many choices! We stopped here on our last day in town, on our way home, and I’m so glad we didn’t skip it. There is root beer on...More

Thank Shona0522
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We stopped in because my son loves Root Beer and although the "owner" was extremely welcoming the place itself was just basic. It had just some shelves in the center with different varieties of root beer and others and a cooler with cold ones. At...More

Thank rhundt67
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Root Beer Revelry is located on the first floor of the DeSoto House Hotel and you are able to enter Root Beer Revelry from either Main St. through the main entrance or through an entrance from the lobby of the DeSoto House Hotel. I have...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I didn't know I needed to go to a root beer store until I found one. More kinds of root beer than I could have imagined, and not just the kinds you can get in a grocery store! There are also a few other flavors...More

Thank Taylr G
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