A&W Root Beer
In 1919, Roy W. Allen opened a roadside root beer stand located in Lodi, California, using the formula he purchased from a pharmacist. Finding success, Allen began opening more stands across California, and he soon partnered with Frank Wright. Combining their initials, Allen and Wright became co-owners, featuring their product A&W Root Beer. Flavors include: root beer, diet root beer, cream soda, and diet cream soda.