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Trucks at the Tower Root Beer plant in Somerville. (Collection of Richard D Cusolito)
Trucks at the Tower Root Beer plant in Somerville. (Collection of Richard D Cusolito)

Sometimes one of the most enjoyable things about growing up are the moments when you're briefly transported back to a childhood memory. Certain sounds, smells, or tastes can, like a time machine, take you right back to your youth.

For some Bostonians, one of those nostalgic sensory overloads could come from a bottle of Tower Root Beer. Radio Boston's Griff McNerney has the story.

This segment aired on January 19, 2011.

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