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September 15, 2017

bookofjoe's Favorite Thing: Cock 'n Bull Diet Ginger Beer

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One of my favorite things about Jamaica is D&G Ginger Beer, with way more bite and sass than any ginger ale I've ever had except for Vernor's, the pepperiness of which I find overwhelming and unpleasant.

I've never seen D&G's soda in the U.S. so I'd pretty much given up on other ginger beers both imported and domestic — and I bet I've tried 15-20 over the decades.

I happened on Cock 'n Bull — new to me — at my friendly neighborhood Kroger a month or so ago and bought both original and diet ginger beers.

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Not only is the original excellent — best I've had since D&G — but also, much to my astonishment and delight, the diet iteration is indistinguishable from the original in repeated blind tastings conducted in pitch darkness by yours truly.

The origin story from the carton:

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A four-pack of either runs $4-$5 depending on the day of the week.

Highest recommendation.

Bonus for those who read the entire assignment:

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Lagniappe: click on GC to enlarge the pic.

September 15, 2017 at 08:01 AM | Permalink


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Waiting patiently for a Gray Cat beer.

Posted by: Flautist | Sep 15, 2017 4:29:41 PM

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