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Buying Kingfisher beer in NYC?

CitySpoonful Jun 10, 2011 07:33 AM

Does anyone know of a liquor store, bodega, etc. where one can buy Kingfisher (Indian) beer? Cooking a huge Indian meal this weekend, and it will be just the thing to drink with the food. Many thanks!

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  1. rifkind81 RE: CitySpoonful Jun 10, 2011 08:05 AM

    I cannot confirm, but the best selection of beer I know of is at the Bowery Whole Foods. It may be worth a call over there to see if they carry it.

    Whole Foods
    95 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002

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      thegforceny RE: CitySpoonful Jun 10, 2011 08:33 AM

      Kingfisher is easily found in any of the bodegas near the 6th Street Indian restaurants. Many are BYO and the beer selections of the nearby bodegas are full of Indian brands, esp Kingfisher. Go to 1st Ave between 6th and 7th or 5th and 6th.

      Though I can't confirm, I would think the same is true over in Curry Hill as well. Check out the bodegas there.

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        CitySpoonful RE: thegforceny Jun 10, 2011 11:46 AM

        Awesome, many thanks! I'll check it out.

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          CitySpoonful RE: thegforceny Jun 10, 2011 01:15 PM

          Success at a bodega on 1st Ave. btwn 6th/7th Sts. ("Dual Specialty Store")!! Kingfisher and Taj Mahal in sixpacks and big bottles.

          Dual Specialty Store
          91 1st Ave, New York, NY 10003

        2. LNG212 RE: CitySpoonful Jun 10, 2011 10:36 AM

          We've purchased it at the Whole Foods on W97th.

          Whole Foods
          808 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025

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            CitySpoonful RE: LNG212 Jun 10, 2011 11:47 AM

            No dice at the Bowery Whole Foods, despite their encyclopedia selection, but I'll check with these guys to see if they stock it. That'll be my backup if the Indian Row bodegas don't pan out. Many thanks everyone!

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