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Where to buy alcholoic ginger beer?

cfoodie Feb 11, 2012 07:05 AM

I am trying to find alcoholic ginger beer for a friend that had it 10 years ago "in a small bottle." If you know of a store in the Laurel/Silver Spring area, or anywhere else, I would appreciate the info. Thank you in advance.

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    katecm Feb 11, 2012 02:52 PM

    Are you sure your friend didn't just think it was alcoholic because of its name? I've never seen it with alcohol.

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      agarnett100 Feb 11, 2012 06:34 PM

      They do have alcoholic ginger beer I just have never seen it in stores around DC- low demand most likely


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        repete Feb 12, 2012 11:16 PM

        Haven't seen it here, but want to try it if available after seeing the ads at English football (soccer) stadiums for Crabbie's.

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      fibea Feb 13, 2012 06:58 PM

      About a year ago I had an alcoholic ginger beer at P.F. Chang's in Ballston -- it was really good! Don't know if they still carry it, but they may know where you can find it...

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        lulucat May 4, 2012 10:55 AM

        Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer. They have just started importing it to the US; ask on their Facebook page who the wholesaler or retailers are in the DC/MD areas: http://www.facebook.com/CrabbiesAlcoh...

        1. hill food May 4, 2012 11:24 PM

          heck just spike the regular.

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            LGood Jun 4, 2012 09:55 AM

            All Saint Liquors in Laurel carries Crabbie's in 4 packs. If you have a favorite store they can always order it for you from the distributor - Legends, Ltd.

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              lalajane Jun 27, 2012 01:13 PM

              I get the email newsletter from Gilly's in Rockville. The most current one said they were also getting Crabbie's alcoholic ginger beer. Only skimmed, so i am not sure if they already have it or if they might be doing a tasting.

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                cfoodie Jul 21, 2012 08:50 PM

                LGood and lalajane, thank you for the information. I will check them out. I also found Hitachino ginger beer in Pabu restaurant at four seasons Baltimore, which is also sold in Japanese retail. Interesting to try out the regular vs. Japanese versions.

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                OldSchool Jul 22, 2012 07:29 AM

                I saw Crabbie's at Rodman's in White Flint last night.

                1. amethiste Jun 8, 2013 11:36 AM

                  I just bought Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer at Total Beverage in Towson (formerly Beltway Liquors). They probably have it at Total (Corridor) in Laurel too. $9.99 for a 4-pack.

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                    riot grrrl Jun 13, 2013 04:33 PM

                    I just got Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer at the Yes! Market in Hyattsville. Also $9.99 for a four pack - of 11.2 oz bottles, so I'm not sure if that is "in a small bottle."

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