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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new summer treat has taken float inside Philly’s historic Reading Terminal Market.

An all-Philly root beer float is now being whipped up by employees at Bassetts Ice Cream.

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It features Bassetts vanilla ice cream, Hank’s Gourmet Root Beer, and a dollop of root beer drizzle.

Philadelphia City Councilman Al Taubenberger is credited with inspiring the sweet creation.