Hires Root Beer since 1876 on the front and back. Hires Root Beer is a root beer marketed by Keurig Dr Pepper. Introduced in 1876, The Hires company remained in family hands until 1960 and through a series of sales over the next 30 years, ended up being acquired by Cadbury Schweppes in 1989.it is considered the second longest continuously made soft drink in the United States. Only Vernors ginger ale, dating to 1866, is older. Label reads “Root beer made with Roots, Barks and Herbs”. The crate was produced by another New York State company Star Beverage Co. Both are old established companies.
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