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George’s Rants and Raves: Nooku Bourbon Cream

George’s Rants and Raves: Nooku Bourbon Cream

Nooku, now there’s a word that could inspire off color jokes, ribald stories and generally get me into a whole lot of trouble while insulting entire groups of...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur

George’s Rants and Raves: Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur

I have to say this upfront, I like Irish Cream. There are dozens of brands and one brand even comes in with 30 flavors of Irish Cream. I would rather have a good...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Wyoming Whiskey (Outryder)

George’s Rants and Raves: Wyoming Whiskey (Outryder)

Whiskey is not just whiskey anymore and American whiskey can take many forms; there’s corn whiskey, bourbon whiskey, wheat whiskey, malt whiskey, Tennessee whiskey...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum Cream

George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum Cream

Ho,ho,ho, NO, NO, NO! Are you suffering from Christmas creep as badly as I am? Just exactly what in the world is going on with the holidays? It used to be that the...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Z Blanco Tequila

George’s Rants and Raves: Z Blanco Tequila

If you’re an investor and you didn’t invest in Tequila futures, you may need to drink some of this potent spirit to drown out your sorrows. Tequila sales have...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Tub Hopped Gin with Plum Spirits

George’s Rants and Raves: Tub Hopped Gin with Plum Spirits

Gin is gin is gin, but just maybe that may no longer be the case anymore. Gin is generally juniper flavored vodka with sometimes over a dozen other botanicals thrown...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Stranahan’s Single Malt Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Stranahan’s Single Malt Whiskey

Those Rocky Mountain highs just keep on coming. Actually, Stranahan’s pre-dates that other Rocky Mountain high by nine years as Stranahan’s was founded in Denver...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Jefferson’s Reserve Old Rum Cask Finish

George’s Rants and Raves: Jefferson’s Reserve Old Rum Cask Finish

The good folks over at Jefferson’s Bourbon (founded in 1997) just love to experiment with small batch bourbons and their latest, just released, and should be pretty...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Laphroaig Lore Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: Laphroaig Lore Scotch Whisky

Laphroaig is not French for “the frog” but Scottish for “the beautiful hollow by the broad bay.” And the word Lore means the passing of a skill or tradition...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Effen Blood Orange Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Effen Blood Orange Vodka

Flavored vodkas seem to be exploding all over the map these days. Some distillers are already up to 20 and even 30 flavors of vodka in their lineup. Not to be outdone...

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