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Oct 24, 2011 09:42 AM

Help with "Vernors"

I'll be visiting SF in a couple weeks ( 11/10-17 - the 11th is a milestone birthday), all of my resturants are planned out, but one thing that seems to be missing is my being able to enjoy some Vernors.

I've heard rumours of a place on Valencia called "Golden Eagle Market" that carries it. Can anyone confirm or deny or be able to point me in the right direction.

I figured the food aficandos on here could help me out and I greatly appreciate it.

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  1. Try Bevmo. There's on on Van Ness and I know I've seen it there (albeit a few years ago.) I'm sure if you call in advance, they can get it in stock if they don't have it now.

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    1. re: Regan B

      Thanks, actually I have a BevMo trip anyway for my name sake "Moose Drool " beer. Ill check it out.

      1301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA

      1. re: m00se1111

        Are you talking about the Ginger Ale? It should be in any midsized grocery store.

        1. re: budnball

          What is a midsized grocery store? I don't see it in SF on any kind of regular basis, and it would catch my eye as it's all I drink when I visit my parents' house in Michigan.

          1. re: Frosty Melon

            It's at Andronico's in Los Altos, so perhaps it's at their San Francisco and Berkeley stores as well.


            1. re: Frosty Melon

              I live in San jose and i can get it in my neighborhood liquor store, and the nearest Lucky's. Did not know it was such a hit or miss item.

        2. re: Regan B

          Bevmo still carries it.

          Cost Plus World Market carries it too.

        3. Yelp has a bunch of Vernors spottings, including at Saigon Sandwich, of all places.

          Saigon Sandwich Shop
          560 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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          1. re: Robert Lauriston

            Thanks Robert.

            I've seen yelp sightings at a place called Golden Eagle Market which is close to Blue Fig. In case I have no time to get to Blue Fig, I'm hoping for plans b, c and d.

            Blue Fig
            990 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110

          2. I have a can in the refrigerator but can't remember where I got it , probably Andronico's. As I noted on a previous thread it has never tasted as good as it did at the end of the factory tour.

            1. It's available at unexpected places.
              I buy it at United Markets in Marin.
              Also at Lucky in Larkspur, though they keep it in the back!
              I guess it has a cult following.

              United Market
              515 3rd St, San Rafael, CA 94901

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              1. re: lagoon_lisa

                It certainly has a cult following among the Detroit diaspora!


              2. Are you going to be in Berkeley at all? Sam's Market on Telegraph has a ton of niche sodas in the fridge and I think I've seen it there.

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                1. re: bigwheel042

                  I will be at some point in my visit. Thanks for that, I'll ty to check that out.