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Where to buy alcholoic ginger beer?

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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  1. 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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    1. re: katecm

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


      1. re: agarnett100

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

    2. 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...

      1. 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. heck just spike the regular.

          1. 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.

            1. 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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              1. re: lalajane

                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.

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

                1. 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.

                  1. 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."