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Aug 21, 2008 01:49 AM

zwack unicum

any one know where to find it in boston?

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  1. I've had my eye out for it for a while locally without finding it. Even the places with a good selection of bitters -- Martignetti's in the North End and in Brighton, Blanchard's in Allston -- don't carry it. It may be one of those rarities that just isn't distributed in Massachusetts; I can't get Antica Formula vermouth anywhere, either. Might be worth a call to Brix Wine Shop (South End and Financial District); they'll special-order anything for a premium.

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    1. re: MC Slim JB

      it just became available in the us again about a year ago or longer just haven't seen it boston.... but as striper guy even asks, thats been the response all over.

      1. re: MC Slim JB

        The liquor store on Hanover doesn't have it..looked at me like I had 2 heads..:)

        Had to console myself with a bottle of Fernet Branca.

        1. re: 9lives

          forunately you have 2 people on here that wouldn't look at you like that!!!

      2. Course it would help if you told us what Zwack Unicum is...

        Never fear wiki to the rescue:

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        1. re: StriperGuy

          It's in the Fernet Branca school of "so bitter you can't think while you're tasting it". Not for the faint of heart.

        2. Boy, the Wiki definition makes me think it would be available in the liquor sections of Bazaar, or maybe Baza, that new place in Newton....

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          1. re: galleygirl

            interesting... i will look into that.

          2. Just bought a bottle at Cirace's on Richmond St in the NE. There's a few left..:)

            1. spotted this at Marty's Newton on Monday.

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