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Birch Juice... Does it exist in North America? HELP

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I'm Russian and I have looked everywhere for this juice, but none of the places have it (online, offline, specialty, etc). Some Russian grocery stores have a cheaper, diluted version that tastes quite differently from non diluted birch tree juice (the fake version is heavily diluted with lemon juice, sugar, and water). I really really miss this traditional food, and I would pay a higher price just to get the authentic birch juice. Is there any possible way to get it here in US or Canada, other than ordering directly from Ukraine or Russia?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birch_sap
Thanks

 
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  1. I miss it too and have never found it. We do, however, make it we tap both our maple and birch trees and while I have out the equipment boil each down into syrup.
    Xrestos Voskres!

    1. i'm not sure if you're looking for syrup or some sort of birch juice i'm not familiar with-- does this link help?

      http://www.alaskabirchsyrup.com/albip...

      1. I don't have a source for you, but can anyone explain what this tastes like? I'm intrigued.

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        1. re: Sister Y

          Birch juice, tastes a bit like watery maple syrup, but lighter, not as heavy a sugar content or naturally a maple flavor. A bit like chicken (I'm sorry I couldn't resist.),
          Really, very refreshing.

        2. In New England we don't have Birch Juice, but we do drink White Birch Beer.
          http://www.foxonpark.com/comersus/sto...

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