Richmond and the Visit to Rocket Fizz

Fortunes found me in Richmond Virginia (second time in three years), this time I was running the Monument 10K.  I more or less jogged the distance, and proceeded to enjoy Carytown to recuperate of course. My recuperation was a three phase approach – sweet treats, chocolate and ginger.  My walk up and down the scenic […]

Bruce Cost Ginger Ale Unfiltered

The weekend of the 10th was a getaway weekend.  I headed to the airport on schedule, my ever predictable schedule that says “early is on time”.   Like every other human, I hate being rushed through security, rush to get on the plane, and rush rush rush. Rushing makes travel unbearable. I avoided the rush, still […]

Simpson Spring – Ginger Ale

Saturday found me again at the Natick Farmer’s Market. The Market has moved inside and is shockingly well attended even with the venue changed from the common. It’s moved across the way to the Common Street Community Church. One vendor is particularly good – Simpson Spring Beverages. Simpson Spring is “the oldest independent bottling plant […]

Head to Head – Fever vs Trader Joes

I enjoy ginger – ginger ale, ginger beer, ginger brew. I tend to accumulate random bottles and things to try.  My secret backlog had Trader Joes Triple Ginger Brew and Fever Tree Ginger Ale. Does anyone else think “head-to-head taste-off”?  I certainly didn’t… who wants to mix awesome flavors.  I want to drink every incredible […]

Boylan Ginger Ale… Just one, on ice

According to Wikipedia, Boylan Bottling Company is a soda company based in New Jersey.  Their sodas were first introduced to me in Manhattan, I drank a Boylan Root Beer and Black Cherry.    First thoughts… delicious…. packed with flavor. Time for take two… Boylan’s has made the way to Massachusetts. I picked up the four pack […]