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Gale Grand's root beer -- commercially available?

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Nameless Dec 21, 2003 11:53 PM

In one of the Local Palate issues in midyear, it mentioned that Tru's Gale Grand was having her root beer produced commercially and that it was available at Fox & Obel. When I asked about it a few months later at F&O they didn't have it.

Anyone know if it's still being made & where it's available for purchase?

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    shorty68 Jul 4, 2012 10:35 AM

    I saw it today at Sunset Foods. They are sold as single bottles.

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      ferret Jul 4, 2012 11:33 AM

      If any of the posters from 2003 are still looking they'll be happy to know that.

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        HoosierFoodie Jul 5, 2012 08:58 AM

        And its Gale Gand, too.. And yes it is still being made and available.

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      Shasson Dec 22, 2003 01:49 PM

      I also saw Gale's root beer at Urban Epicure in Andersonville (on Broadway, inches west of Clark).

      I'm trying to track down a small-producer cream soda by a company named Gordon's. I can recall seeing it in the past around town, but not in a long while. Any suggestions?

      Thanks.

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        Bob S. Dec 22, 2003 11:33 AM

        If you want to try it, it isn't hard to find -- I've been finding it in corner stores and food court stalls. (I know at least one vendor at the Nordstorm's food court carries it.) I can't say it's ubiquitous, but it certainly seems like there's been expanded distribution.

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          Ed Fisher Dec 22, 2003 02:20 AM

          I've seen it for sale by the single bottle at The Cheese Stands Alone..

          give it a shot, your experience may be better than my (wholly underwhelming) experience.

          -Ed

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            peg Dec 22, 2003 01:28 AM

            They've been carrying it for quite a while now - at least two years. I have a bottle of it in my fridge as we speak.

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