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May 1, 2010 01:05 PM

Things to grab in Europe?

I was wondering if there were any good ideas as for what bottles would be best to bring back from Europe. I seed to remember some things are slightly differently bottled in the US and Europe, though I cannot seem to find any evidence of it. Also, what about things which you just can't get in the US, but are very good and accessible in Europe?

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  1. Absinthe? St. Germaine?

    1. Amer Picon (Picon Biere (a bit more intense) or Picon Club)
      Giffard Abricot du Roussillon
      Suntory Hermes Violette

      1. Scotch, and probably in the Duty Free store on your way back. They have unique bottlings unavailable anywhere else.

        1. Orujo, Spanish for grappa, either clear, con Herbas (herbs) + Miele (honey). Some special French caribbean rums

          1. I don't think Plymouth Navy Strength is available in the US. I would pick up a bottle of that. If you want super strong gin that is.