Posted by: Kath Usitalo | March 11, 2011

Raise A Glass On 313: National Vernors Day

Detroit’s own Vernors + Michigan’s Hudsonville vanilla ice cream=Boston Cooler

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  1. We have always called a “DETROIT COOLER”!

    • Great! Wonder why that hasn’t caught on? We should start a movement.

  2. I love, love, love Vernors and kind of forget all about it until my tummy is upset and then it’s my cure-all. Will need to bust it out more often.
    What a great post, Kath! Thanks!

  3. Geez, how did I miss National Vernors Day? Ah well, any day can be a Vernors day here.
    I remember sending my cousin twelve-packs of Vernors for many years after she moved out to California, until she finally found a source out there for it.
    Have you tried the Vernors cake that began selling a year or so ago? It was a little like a ginger-flavored angel food cake.

    • I like that “any day can be a Vernors day” attitude!
      No, never tried the Vernors cake. Will have to look for it.
      Thanks for the tip!

  4. It was always my understanding that the Boston Cooler was named after Boston Boulevard in Detroit.

    Also, see the Wikipedia article on it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_cooler#Boston_cooler

    • Maybe…
      I do think it’s time to rename it Detroit Cooler though.
      Thanks for checking in at Great Lakes Gazette!

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