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This is my favorite Ginger Ale–the grown up soda. What brand do you prefer?


1 kranepoolsociety   ~  Nov 9, 2011 1:33 pm

"The prettiest girl I ever saw
was sipping Hoffman's through a straw"

2 TheGreenMan   ~  Nov 9, 2011 1:51 pm

My favorite is Thomas Kemper Ginger Ale, but I rarely see it when I'm shopping. Unless I hit the local beverage distributor. So, sadly, I generally have Seagram's or Canada Dry in the house.

When it comes to ginger beer, either Fentiman's or Barritt's Ginger Beer, if you can find them. Gosling's version is too sweet.

3 Alex Belth   ~  Nov 9, 2011 2:00 pm

Oh, never heard of Thomas Kemper. Good looking.

4 Jon DeRosa   ~  Nov 9, 2011 3:06 pm

i don't have a favorite brand, but i like it to burn a little on the way down.

5 RIYank   ~  Nov 9, 2011 4:06 pm

Jon, you might try making your own. I used to do it -- I used to brew beer, too, and some of the brewing equipment is useful. (Home made ginger ale has a little of that fire, but the alcohol content is very low.

(Or you could add a little rum to the Canada Dry.)

6 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Nov 9, 2011 7:56 pm

Get Wilkinson's here in small, green glass bottles. Dry or white, either is great. Perfect with a bit of vodka and a lime on a sweltering Tokyo summer evening.

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