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"Boutique" Sodas in Boston?

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martybmccabe Oct 16, 2008 01:04 PM

Is there a place anyone would suggest to buy such small batch sodas as Bundaberg Ginger Beer, and other funky stuff like that?

THanks in advance,

  1. Joanie Oct 16, 2008 01:26 PM

    Mercury soda seems kind of boutique.

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      macadamianut Oct 16, 2008 02:22 PM

      Whole foods has a lot of interesting sodas. There is a brand called Kristal that has an excellent pear soda with hints of vanilla. They have many other flavors like black currant and different citrus blends. It's very good. They also sell Tommy's naked soda which is delicious too. I love their clearly cream soda. They have a few different flavors. 365 brand tangerine and pink grapefruit soda sold at Whole Foods is really good too.

      1. MC Slim JB Oct 16, 2008 02:53 PM

        Mike & Patty's in Bay Village carries Maine Root sodas, organic and cane-sweetened, very nice.

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          hsquare2southend Oct 16, 2008 04:39 PM

          I just got some Maine Root at Whole Foods, too.

        2. BoDubya Oct 16, 2008 04:06 PM

          Harpoon Brewing makes a root beer and an orange creamsicle - and maybe something else.

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            robertlf Oct 16, 2008 04:18 PM

            Real Pizza on Huron Ave. in Cambridge used to have homemade Italian sodas. They mixed various flavors of cane sugar syrup with soda water. Albeit, I think they shut their doors. Whole Foods, Savenors and Formaggio Kitchen will have some boutique sodas.

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              galleygirl Oct 16, 2008 08:28 PM

              Love the GuS at Whole Foods. Grown up Sodas....

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                Prav Oct 17, 2008 12:13 AM

                Some coffee shops will make you Italian sodas this way. I know Espresso Royale will.

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