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Posted: 1/30/2006 4:58:29 PM EDT
Vernor's? Canada Dry? Seagrams? Store brand?
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:01:20 PM EDT
Tommy Tucker mint
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:02:12 PM EDT
There are brands other than Vernor's? I had no idea!
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:02:23 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:03:03 PM EDT
Canada Dry and Schweppe's...
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:03:06 PM EDT

Originally Posted By HiramRanger:
You forgot Schweppe's you punk... back in the day they made a pale grape gingerale that was heaven!



I've never seen that brand. Hard to find anything other than Seagram's and Canada Dry around here. Vernor's is rare.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:03:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By sp1shooter:
There are brands other than Vernor's? I had no idea!



I like Vernor's, but it is too sweet for my taste. Too much of a nutmeg flavor there. Gives me wicked heartburn if I drink it regularly.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:04:00 PM EDT
Best one I ever had was over in England 30 years ago. Can't recall the name now, but it was unlike anything I'd ever had in the states. Just more "gingery".

Second on the list would be a local product:

www.ithacabeer.com/sodas.html
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:04:09 PM EDT
schweppes
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:07:10 PM EDT
Vernors is the SHIZ. Gotta love how it takes your breath away if you inhale before drinking.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:09:30 PM EDT
Vernors, there is NO other.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:11:28 PM EDT

Here is the best...Bundaberg

www.bundaberg-brew.com.au/
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:19:18 PM EDT
Dr. Brown's extra dry ginger ale



Nice and dry - old style.
Not like this new watered down BS.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:23:47 PM EDT
Canada dry is ok but Schweppe's takes it
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:39:34 PM EDT
Schwepp's with CD a close second! BTW Any of you Easterners evr heard of Bitter Lemon? Made by Canada Dry or Schweppes, can't remember which, but I have ONLY seen it in PA, and I'd like to get a hold of some.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:41:37 PM EDT
I like the snapier, bite of ginger ale's bastard brother.... GINGER BEER.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:42:24 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:44:05 PM EDT
Blenheims.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:46:21 PM EDT
Blenheim 1903 hot ginger ale, good stuff.

Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:51:02 PM EDT
schweppervesance

actually I like Canada dry best.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 5:53:10 PM EDT

Originally Posted By TheLibertarianMind:
I like the snapier, bite of ginger ale's bastard brother.... GINGER BEER.



Another one!
Tastes kinda like a citronella candle, eh?
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 10:55:33 PM EDT
Reed's Ginger Beer.


mmmmmm, beeeeeeer.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 10:57:30 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Gorto:
Blenheim 1903 hot ginger ale, good stuff.




+1 I love Blenheim
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 11:04:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By SP1Grrl:
Schweppe's. Only thing I'll drink when I'm sick.



+1

and it's the most fun to say!
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 11:08:06 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Burley:
Vernor's? Canada Dry? Seagrams? Store brand?



Vernor's. With Captain Morgan.

Reminiscent of cream soda.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 11:11:46 PM EDT
Stewart's brand (its an upstate NY thing). Man, my folks practically lived off that stuff when I was growing up...
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 11:12:39 PM EDT
jamaican Ginger Beer
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 4:17:12 AM EDT
Wilson's ginger ale was the best I ever had - available when I was a kid in growing up in Canada.

They made an awesome cola too. They went under in the 1970's. They were in business over 100 years.

That little logo is a squirrel in a shield.

Link Posted: 1/31/2006 4:29:04 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/31/2006 4:29:48 AM EDT by Dan12]
Ale-8-One


http://www.ale-8-one.com

Dan
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 6:14:36 AM EDT
I really enjoy ginger ale, straight or with bourbon
Now as a mixer, I don't care for Vernors... but just for drinking soda alone, I really like all kinds. I notice if I drink one type too much I get sick of it, so I switch em up. Some of the store brands are pretty decent. I think I must drink a 10-1 ratio of ginger ale over Pepsi.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 7:05:33 AM EDT
Vernors! It has a very unique flavor. I really like. But I have told people about it who like ginger ale that have never tried it how great it was and they tried it and hated it.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 7:08:13 AM EDT
Vernors.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 9:43:18 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/31/2006 9:43:37 AM EDT by tripledouble]
Canada Dry, Schweppe's and Seagram's are good.

Any grocery store-brand ginger ale is awful.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 9:44:10 AM EDT
Canada Dry
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 9:45:04 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/31/2006 9:46:11 AM EDT by ScaryGuy]
Whichever one has the Bourbon in it.

Here in Bama, I prefer Buffalo Rock.

SG
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 9:45:18 AM EDT
Canada Dry for me.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 9:46:04 AM EDT
Vernor's is urine from a diabetic hog.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 9:48:00 AM EDT
Schweppe's
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 9:48:47 AM EDT
Ale8-1
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 11:50:52 AM EDT

Originally Posted By efpeter:
Vernor's is urine from a diabetic hog.



I have never had urine from a diabetic hog, but if you say so I'll take your word for it.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 11:53:01 AM EDT
Vernor's without any doubt.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 1:16:49 PM EDT
Vernor's....in a glass bottle...on a hot summer day in Ann Arbor.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 1:50:31 PM EDT
Stewarts Ginger Beer!
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 1:56:33 PM EDT
Ahhhhhh... Canada Dry Giner Ale, my favorite airline drink.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 2:21:24 PM EDT
+eleventy billion on Blenheim

If you haven't tried Blenheim's Ginger Ale or the Hot, you really don't know what you are missing. I can't imagine having any other ginger ale or ginger beer compare. Every other thing I've tried tastes like dirty soda water.
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