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Polar Seltzer in LA/OC?

Midlife May 5, 2014 09:36 AM

So there's s current topic on the Greater Boston Area board about all the amazing-sounding flavors of Polar Seltzer. A quick search shows one post finding Polar in The Bay Area but nothing about SoCal. I do enough shopping for La Croix and tonic water at Albertsons, Ralph's, Von's, and Sprouts that I think I'd've seen it if it were there....... But maybe not.

Polar siting info requested with thanks.

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  1. Servorg RE: Midlife May 5, 2014 09:57 AM

    This prior tread http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/9170... may be of interest.

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      Midlife RE: Servorg May 5, 2014 12:11 PM

      Thanks Servorg. If Polar is not available here, the next step may be alternatives, but the Polar flavors just seem so inviting...... http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/974462

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        Servorg RE: Midlife May 5, 2014 12:13 PM

        They have no distributor here in the SoCal area. So, unless someone is trucking it down from NorCal I am afraid you are going to have to look for a substitute...or trek north and bring back your own supply, perhaps?

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          Midlife RE: Servorg May 5, 2014 12:41 PM

          Aha. Thanks for that. We DO drive to The Bay Area once a year or so. It would have to be pretty special stuff to haul back just once a year. ;o]]]

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      oniontears RE: Midlife May 5, 2014 04:56 PM

      I think that was me that posted on the Bay Area board. Since then it seems like the only Polar seltzer flavor I can now find is the unflavored, which begs the question "what's the point??" I am a huge fan of Polar flavors (they taste so crisp, clean and are all natural), with vanilla being my favorite. LaCroix and others pale in comparison. You can order their seltzer from them or amazon but the shipping cost makes it practically prohibitive.

      My SO is in Pasadena and I have looked all over for Polar there, to no avail. Andronico's in SF is one of those small chains that listens to their customers, so if you know of a local store that might want to do a product trial you should definitely go that route. If you do, let me know and I'll help create demand! If they have vanilla seltzer I would buy it by the case.

      1. Midlife RE: Midlife May 5, 2014 06:54 PM

        What about Galco's? Anybody know?

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