Root Beer Float Day * Memories and a Recipe

Happy Root Beer Float Day ! 

Good Morning and today we are having a blast from the past. Growing up in area – a great treat when we got to the city was this spot. A landmark since the 50 and still going strong they serve homemade root beer in frosted mugs and great burgers.  

If you where attending  LSU are visiting for a game this was always a stop on game day.



Frostop    More information


Frostop started in 1950’s. It is a Landmark in the city of Baton Rouge. It was a drive in with cars gather around the place to be served.


The 1950’s and 60’s theme still felt at Frostop. you can play your favourate songs on our 50 years old Juke box.


Frostop serves the one of a kind icy cold root beer in frozen glass mugs. So head on to Frostop and feast your eyes on the greatest root beer ever made combined with with our famous lot-A-burger. You won’t be sorry you did.

  • Burgers
  • Po-Boys
  • Hot Dogs
  • Salads
  • Ice Cream: Floats, Shakes, Sundae’s and Cones






  • 2 ounces McCormick® Root Beer Concentrate
  • 5 pounds sugar
  • 5 gallons lukewarm spring water, (approximately 95°F)
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce/7 g) dry active yeast
  • 1 cup pre-boiled water, (cooled to 85° to 95°F)
  • Clean and sanitize all bottling equipment according to information below. Shake Root Beer Concentrate well. Mix with sugar in a large container. (DO NOT USE ALUMINUM). Stir in spring water.

  • Dissolve yeast in 1 cup pre-boiled water. Allow yeast to dissolve undisturbed 10 to 15 minutes. Add to sugar mixture and stir well.

  • Bottle immediately into plastic bottles, leaving 2-inch space at top of bottle. Cap tightly. Store each bottle on its side in a warm place (70° to 80°F) for 1 to 2 days, then store upright in refrigerator at 40° to 45°F for additional 3 to 4 days. Keep refrigerated and consume within 7 to 8 days.

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