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Where to find sloe gin?

lergnom Jan 8, 2011 02:05 PM

Talking the real sloe gin not the juvenile crap. Any advice where to buy?

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    Jenny Ondioline Jan 8, 2011 02:22 PM

    I've bought Plymouth sloe gin at the Newtonville Marty's (haven't seen it at the North Beacon store, but then, haven't looked) and seen it at Martignetti's.

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    1. re: Jenny Ondioline
      lergnom Jan 9, 2011 10:08 AM

      Thanks. Marty's does have it. Overpriced at $42 but they have it.

      1. re: lergnom
        Jenny Ondioline Jan 9, 2011 02:14 PM

        Ouch, it was $36 when I bought it there.

      2. re: Jenny Ondioline
        tdaaa Jan 10, 2011 09:37 AM

        What's the difference. I haven't had any since college, where it was mixed with SoCo, vodka and orange juice for the "sloe comfortable screw". I remember it tasting kinda like cough syrup.

        1. re: tdaaa
          Jenny Ondioline Jan 10, 2011 11:25 AM

          Whereas this stuff tastes like gin infused with blackthorne berries.

      3. MC Slim JB Jan 8, 2011 03:32 PM

        Think I saw the Plymouth (an excellent product, not cheap) at Liquor Land near South Bay.


        1. Mike5966 Jan 8, 2011 05:40 PM

          Also saw Plymouth once at Giorgiana's on Tremont St. in the South End.

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            iamsam Jan 9, 2011 12:00 PM

            Bought some at Cambridge Wine & Spirits in Alewife a couple months ago...good stuff, but a little pricey

            Cambridge Wine & Spirits
            202 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA 02138

            1. Nab Jan 9, 2011 12:06 PM

              along similar lines, i need to re-stock my patxaran. whereto ?

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              1. re: Nab
                andrew_food Jan 12, 2011 10:08 AM

                I got some Sadar Pacharan (with the Castillian spelling on the bottle) at Bin Ends in Braintree a few months ago - not bad but not as good as whatever they have at Estragon.

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