Enjoy root beer the right way

When I see root beer offered on a menu in Singapore, I always ask, “Is it served with ice?”

I already know the answer, but still I ask, in the hope that someone will give me the right answer, and I can have the pleasure of enjoying a root beer at a cafe.

A frosted mug of root beer
A frosted mug of root beer in an air-conditioned room

A long time ago, when A&W could still be found on our sunny shores, they showed us the right way to have root beer – in a frosted mug, no ice – until they decided they weren’t a family restaurant, but a fast food chain and went with disposable cups.

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