The Untold Truth Of A&W

The Untold Truth Of A&W

With the constant growth of fast food chains, standing out from the crowd can be tough. And while a number of chains have continued to be innovative over the years, there's one that has consistently been the go-to for root beer floats and "all American food" for 100 years. 

A&W got its start from the growing popularity of root beer in the early 1900s, and the chain has continued to capitalize on its signature beverage's popularity ever since. With close to 1,000 locations throughout the world, the chain has held a steady hand in the fast food game. With a variety of burgers, chicken options, coney dogs, and the beloved root beer float on their menu, A&W has played a consistent deck of cards. And a lot can happen in 100 years. 

From its relationship to prohibition, to the chain's most famous invention, there's more to A&W than meets the eye. We decided to take a closer look to learn more. This is the untold truth of A&W.