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Fancy tonic water in Calgary?

kalfalfa Feb 9, 2013 09:17 AM


Does anyone know where I can buy Fentimans or Fever Tree tonic in calgary? I know I can get Q tonic from Planet Organic. They had Fentimans at Charcut - and I'd like some for home.


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    cancowboy Feb 9, 2013 11:22 AM

    Here is a list of stores for Fentimans.


    Wholesale distributor at the top might be able to point you at other locations.

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    1. re: cancowboy
      kalfalfa Feb 11, 2013 07:44 AM

      Ok, that's a good idea, have some e-mails out.

    2. anonymoose Feb 9, 2013 03:20 PM

      I've seen different Fentimans drinks at Planet Organic in Edmonton so Calgary might carry it too...

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      1. re: anonymoose
        kalfalfa Feb 11, 2013 06:20 AM

        They don't - even though they are listed as a distributor.

      2. cellophane_star Feb 11, 2013 07:25 AM

        I've seen Fever Tree at Cookbooks Co.

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        1. re: cellophane_star
          kalfalfa Feb 11, 2013 07:45 AM

          Oh cool, I'll stop by and have a look.

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          kalfalfa Feb 12, 2013 04:55 PM

          I found some Fentimans tonic at Blush Lane organic market, but it is apparently not something they normally stock. Cost was $2.49/bottle.

          Birch's Beverages (http://www.birchbeverage.com) say they will sell/deliver by the case (24) - cost is $2.25/bottle.

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            Beachy1 Feb 12, 2013 07:32 PM

            Bridgeland Market has a nice assortment of not your run of the mill beverages. I don't specifically recall seeing those there but you might want to give them a call.

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            1. re: Beachy1
              benila Aug 7, 2013 08:52 AM

              Bridgeland Market has both Fever Tree Indian Tonic Water and Q Tonic

            2. k
              kalfalfa Feb 16, 2013 12:28 PM

              Cookbook Co. has fever tree - $2.50/bottle, and they have Fentiman's as well. Also Wine Arts carries both. Also, Community has better prices on Q tonic then planet organic.

              Thanks for all the pointers! Tonight, we do some G&T blind taste testing to find the favourite!!


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              1. re: kalfalfa
                rancher rick Feb 18, 2013 05:28 PM

                I`ve been in contact with Jeff @BirchBeverages & he`s on it as far as service is concerned. Will be buying a case later in the week. Thanks for the contact reference!

                1. re: kalfalfa
                  benila Jul 30, 2013 02:15 PM

                  Hey Patrick which tonic waters did you try and which did people most prefer?

                  1. re: benila
                    kalfalfa Jul 30, 2013 03:37 PM

                    We tried Q, Fever Tree, Fentimans, Canada Dry and Schweppes. Winners were Fever Tree and Schweppes (blind tasting).

                    1. re: kalfalfa
                      rancher rick Aug 3, 2013 09:27 PM

                      Fentimans #1 for us, followed by Fever Tree. Jeff @ Birch Beverages delivers great service. Also like the Fentiman`s Ginger Beer a lot.

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                  Craig L Feb 26, 2013 12:45 PM

                  Try Vine Arts..pretty sure they have it!

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                    jamtart12 Aug 6, 2013 09:06 PM

                    Fresh kitchen in Maria loop has fever tree

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