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Agog at all the nog

That's a lot of nog: Vanilla, lite and pumpkin

Remember when there was just one flavor of nog - egg? Roving UHub photographer Michael Halle couldn't help but notice all the nog for sale today at the Newtonville Star Market - and couldn't help but wonder how something could be "limited edition" nog if it's for sale for months at a time, like even before the end of summer.

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In the age of pumpkin spice (which of course they are explicitly appealing to in this selection of products) Hood might figure that the demand for their spiced dairy product might start closer to Labor Day. Eggnog seasoning and pumpkin pie spice have some significant overlap.

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Just like early halloween candy, this nog has probably been in their inventory since last year.

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I seriously doubt that any concoction of eggs and milk would remain edible for a year.

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Eggnog is a joke.

It's liquid instant pancakes. Just add flour.

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even before the end of summer.

Summer is already gone. Summer starts Memorial Day. Fall starts Labor Day. Winter starts Thanksgiving Day. Spring starts when the clocks change.

That's how seasons work in freedom units.

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Summer starts June 21. Officially ends with the fall equinox, but these days it seems to stay until November.

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I keep collecting limited-edition breakfast cereals and Pop-Tarts, thinking they will eventually appreciate in value to the point that I can retire. Hasn't happened yet. I'm beginning to think these are just marketing ploys.

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Not to drink, of course, but by doing this seasonal crossover that "limited edition" phlegm can be peddled from August (with the Halloween candy) to January.

Soon to come, Peppermint nog that's not just reminiscent of candy canes for the end-of-year holidays, but a cooling drink for Independence Day barbecues.

Next up? Something chocolate with hearts and spooky cats on the carton that combines St. Valentine's Day and Halloween to fill the nog gap from February to October.

The possibilities are endless!

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The pilgrims only had one flavor of eggnog and managed to overcome many adversities.

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Do they offer Cage Free and Free Range nog?

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My Eggnog Free range. Every now and then those free range chickens eat an insect and that adds a piquant tang to the Nog.

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I bought some from High Lawn last year and it was wonderful, but nearly a pudding.

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f%*&* you if you don't like other kinds of nog."

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For my family, it's only officially Christmas after my brother and I listen to this. Never expected it to show up here, but extremely pleased that it did.

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It is a bit weird but I love egg nog and like pumpkin spice. I wonder how brandy would taste with it.,

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can't think of many things worse than chugging eggnog
has the high-fructose corn syrup
let's not let Boston become Memphis

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First transphobia, now fat-shaming and food moralizing?

How fast are you going to fill up a bingo card?

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pointing out how unhealthy that eggnog is. The effect of high fructose corn syrup is well documented.

Let's not deny biology. Unhealthy food choices are not a culture war issue

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As a treat.

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in fact, try all flavors.

But be advised, they won't drink themselves!

My body fat is 16% at age 71 for a reason - strict abstinence from all such indulgences

I prefer to still be able to walk ten miles a day.

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Percent body fat is not the be-all-and-end-all of health. For a woman of your age, 16% is too low. For a man, it's close to the bottom of the recommended range.

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Who, exactly "chugs" eggnog?

Boston will become Memphis if we continue to downgrade active transport and transit (which begets walking) and everyone is forced into cars. Ain't got nothing to do with eggnog, as we are already leaders in ice cream consumption.

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Who, exactly "chugs" eggnog?

Oh I know at least 100 ppl who are waiting for eggnog to appear so they can chug it. And for the exact reasons the OP said.. its loaded with sugar and fat and will make you fat. They want to get fat, so they chug it.

Yes its a thing... a sexual fetish thing.

But yes. people do chug eggnog. (along with heavy cream, Boost VHC, whole milk, custard and more)

Want to know more? Google "Feederism"

I only know this because after working in adult entertainment for so many years, you learn just about every single fetish there is. This was one of the "really? they want that?" fetishes that took me by surprise...

To each their own, I guess.

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Minimal.

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and a high school pal when we were 17. After driving around and getting really high, we went to the local Store 24, bought a full-size Table Talk pecan pie and a quart of egg nog, broke the pie in half and ate it sans utensils with an egg nog chaser.

I'm pretty sure we kept listening to Steve Miller's "Fly Like an Eagle" over and over because that synth riff, especially on the outro, was pretty trippy.

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My husband bought a Cremi and it just seems way too easy to convert this to an ice cream suitable for Thanksgiving pies.

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I haven't had egg nog since I was a kid in the 70's. I'm more agog at the price.

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