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George’s Rants and Raves: Citadelle Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Citadelle Gin

Ahhh, the French, either you love them or hate them, but there’s no getting around them. I find myself leaning towards being a Francophile, after all they produce...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Mount Gay Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Mount Gay Rum

So you think you’re a rummy? You’re favorite drink is rum, really good rum not those rum and coke rums but real rum straight up and neat as can be. You know...

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George’s Rants and Raves: South Bay Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: South Bay Rum

(1+K/a) Looks a bit like rocket science doesn’t it?  Of the 7,482,329 people who religiously read my column irregularly, the survey says that 8 of you are real...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Rabbit Hole Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Rabbit Hole Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

With over 100 different brands of Bourbon and over 4.7 million barrels of the stuff ageing at any given time (which by the way surpasses Kentucky’s population...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Bradan Orach Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Bradan Orach Scotch

I guess that if you’ve whipped up a new scotch whiskey and you’re sitting around the distillery endlessly sampling it and tossing around names for this as yet...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Devil’s River Bourbon Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Devil’s River Bourbon Whiskey

I just received the heaviest bottle of Bourbon I have ever hoisted. This 750ML bottle is so heavy it could give you a hernia. And on top of that, it is shaped like...

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George’s Rants and Raves: RE:FIND Spirits

George’s Rants and Raves: RE:FIND Spirits

Generally speaking, vodka and gin are mostly made from potatoes and grains because they are inexpensive and abundant. But did you know you could also produce vodka...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Sombra Mezcal

George’s Rants and Raves: Sombra Mezcal

Back during my misspent youth, and by that I mean my early 20’s, I encountered Mezcal. I especially remember my first encounter because that’s when I discovered...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Crater Lake Hazelnut Espresso Vodka

Every once in a while, mostly on the weekends, I like a little alcohol in the morning to pop my eyes open and provide me with a bracing start to the day. Sometimes,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Botran Reserva Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Botran Reserva Rum

Guatemala, isn’t that the country made famous by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?  I would be willing to bet that if I gave you 5 minutes to tell me everything...

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