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Old 12-13-2012, 02:39 PM   #1419
InTheMuck
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Originally Posted by lukeman View Post
Well its settled, I'm going to have a couple of bottles of Zubrowka sent to me. I normally drink Sobieski, but I have a feeling that Colebatch's vodka advice is second only to his ADVing advice.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...026203578.html

Excerpts:
Now, after nearly a decade of work on two continents to formulate and brand a legal version of the alcohol, its producers are taking a shot at the American market.

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Żubrówka has been a Polish national drink for centuries and a cult favorite internationally for decades. But in the U.S., it's taboo because the Food and Drug Administration prohibits a potentially toxic chemical that occurs naturally in bison grass, coumarin. Until recently, only a few black-market bottles were available, mainly in the Polish neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Chicago.

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