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Peychaud's Bitters?

hairspraymafia Apr 23, 2012 12:53 PM

I'm looking for some Peychaud's Bitters in Montreal. I've even called a few bars and restaurants to ask for help locating any, but no luck!
I did find a few online stores selling them, but they don't ship to Canada. The Buffalo Trace Distillery that produces it does ship to Canada for wholesale orders (I guess the duty and shipping gets expensive for only one or two bottles?)
Anyways, I'm looking for somewhere I could just go and buy some, not have to order it online.
Help please!

  1. TheSnowpea Apr 23, 2012 08:29 PM

    Call Douceurs du Marché at Atwater Market to see if they stock any: they do stock Fee Bros, but I am not sure about Peychaud's.

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    1. re: TheSnowpea
      hairspraymafia Apr 23, 2012 10:27 PM

      Yes, it was one of the first places I called.
      I ended up ordering some from http://www.cocktailkingdom.com/, now I just pray that Customs will let my package through to get them by Friday!

      1. re: hairspraymafia
        estilker Apr 25, 2012 08:00 AM

        I hear your pain. Ended up buying some bitters in the US while I was there a couple of weeks ago (some Peychauds and other Fee Bros). I think that's how most restaurants and bars get them as well. (Not that there are many bars/restaurants that flaunt their use of bitters).

        1. re: estilker
          ylsf Mar 8, 2013 08:24 PM

          What kind of stores sells the bitters in the USA? Like, they sell Angostura in the grocery store here but even in Ontario I can't find Peychauds (don't think it is really available anywhere in Canada actually). I will be travelling to the USA next week but wondering if they sell it in grocery stores or speciality liquor stores?

          1. re: ylsf
            cherylmtl Mar 9, 2013 06:39 AM

            I've seen it in liquor stores in the U.S. It depends where you will be, but if you're in Florida, Total Wine usually stocks it.

    2. TheSnowpea Apr 26, 2012 07:48 PM

      The shipping costs to Canada are MAGNIFICENT, but you can also get it from Cocktail Kingdom in NYC.

      You may want to order a variety of bitters, since it looks like the cost is the same for 1 or 2 bottles (I was testing out their shopping cart).

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        cpdp4u Mar 8, 2013 01:03 PM

        Douceurs du Marché told me last week or so that they can't import because the label is not bilingual

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