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Aug 24, 2011 09:34 AM

Is there anywhere I can get sarsaprilla or birch beer in the Milwaukee area?

Is there a specialty soda shop where I can find these things?


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  1. I would think a nicer grocery store like Sendiks would have these and maybe even some pick n saves...but I know for sure I have seen both sarsaparilla and birch soda at Woodmans. Lots of gourmet sodas to choose from there.

    1. Do you have a Cost Plus World Market near you? They generally carry both items.

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      1. re: patucci

        >> Do you have a Cost Plus World Market near you?

        Cost Plus World Market

        625 Main Street
        Brookfield, WI 53005
        Tel: (262) 786-4672

        N96 W18970 County Line Road
        Germantown, WI 53022
        Tel: (262) 251-6312

        1. re: nsxtasy

          Thanks all - I'll hit Woodmans and cost plus in Germantown this friday.
          I usually avoid Cost Plus since I often was taken as a "wee lad" on Dad's business trips to San Francisco and LOVED the first store by Fisherman's Wharf (when Fisherman's wharf was worth visiting and not totally generic as it is now). Cost Plus is not what it once was.

          1. re: exvaxman

            You might also want to give Discount Liquors a call; they have a pretty big selection of these types of sodas.

            Discount Liquor Milwaukee
            5031 W. Oklahoma Ave.
            Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53219
            Phone: 414-545-2175

            I think there's also one in Waukesha somewhere.

            1. re: Fydeaux

              >> I think there's also one in Waukesha somewhere.

              From their website at :

              Discount Liquor Waukesha
              919 Barstow Street
              Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
              Phone: 262-547-7525

      2. Is Sioux City available? I've seen it, only sold in individual bottles, though, at convenience stores in a few midwestern states.

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        1. re: Fibber McGee

          >> Is Sioux City available?

          You can ask at

          They make sarsaparilla, diet sarsaparilla, and birch beer, among other products.

          1. re: nsxtasy

            Thanks for providing the link. What's a little odd, to me, is thhey don't have a list on the site. You fill out your information, and they'll send you an e-mail with a list of their distributors.

        2. Thanks everyone!
          Woodman's had both - on sale even!