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George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Ice Original & Crème Brulee Flavored Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Ice Original & Crème Brulee Flavored Vodka

I would like to start this vodka review with a recipe for a vodka drink I just discovered and will be attempting to try this weekend, and I do mean attempting as...

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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: 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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George’s Rants and Raves: Sammy’s Beach Bar Rums

George’s Rants and Raves: Sammy’s Beach Bar Rums

Who in the hell is Sammy Hagar?  Well, if you’re into rock and roll, you might know or if you’re into tequila, you might know, and now, if you’re into rum,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Irish Mist Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Irish Mist Whiskey

Well faith and begorrah, St. Patty’s Day is nigh upon us, and there is no finer way to celebrate that Irish snake chasing, shillelagh swinging saint than with...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Sobieski Flavored Vodkas

George’s Rants and Raves: Sobieski Flavored Vodkas

King Sobieski of Poland could be a very distant unrelated relative of mine. After all, my family comes from Poland, and my last name also ends in “ski,” so we...

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George’s Rants and Raves: El Jimador Blanco and Herradura Reposado

George’s Rants and Raves: El Jimador Blanco and Herradura Reposado

In my highly opinionated opinion, Tequila should either be sipped or slammed but never, ever mixed with some high fructose fruity mixed mess.  I just really love...

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George’s Rants and Raves: SKYY Infusions – Vanilla Bean and Georgia Peach

George’s Rants and Raves: SKYY Infusions – Vanilla Bean and Georgia Peach

As if already distilling Skyy vodka wasn’t enough and then infusing it with Moscato Grape, Wild Strawberry, Coconut, Dragon Fruit, Blood Orange, Ginger Cherry,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Ciroc Vodka and Flavored Vodkas

George’s Rants and Raves: Ciroc Vodka and Flavored Vodkas

Well, this is certainly one interesting vodka!  Most vodkas are produced from corn, sorghum, rye, wheat or potatoes, but this bad boy is produced from grapes, and...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Skyy Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Skyy Vodka

In a place far, far away and in a time long, long ago I was introduced to Skyy Vodka.  In this particular case the place far, far away was a city called San Jose,...

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