Many of my maternal grandmother's family lived in Canada. Once a year, one of her sister's would come visit and bring memere a six pack of "bierre dipinette" I'm sure I'm slaughtering the spelling. In English, she called it spruce beer, althought it wasn't a beer, it was a soft drink. Memere would let me have one bottle, because she knew I loved it as much as she did. Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
Don't know what made me think about this - it just popped into my head.