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Things to grab in Europe?

Xaga May 1, 2010 01:05 PM

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. linguafood RE: Xaga May 1, 2010 01:09 PM

    Absinthe? St. Germaine?

    1. barleywino RE: Xaga May 2, 2010 05:48 AM

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

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        Tinfoilhat RE: Xaga May 3, 2010 05:22 PM

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

        1. MOREKASHA RE: Xaga May 4, 2010 01:22 PM

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

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            funniduck RE: Xaga May 11, 2010 08:36 AM

            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.

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