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George’s Rants and Raves: Martin Miller’s Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Martin Miller’s Gin

I’ve said it before and I find that I must say it again; thank God for the eccentric, idle rich.  Because of them, we have some of the finest spirits produced...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Camus Ile de Re Cognacs

George’s Rants and Raves: Camus Ile de Re Cognacs

Well, you would have to figure that anyone who has been doing something since 1863 just might be doing it right. The Camus family has been making their fine cognacs...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Death’s Door Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Death’s Door Gin

As everyone knows, first impressions are very important.  When I first laid my eyes on this bottle of gin, my first impression was – are these people crazy...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

Liar, liar, pants on fire. The bottle states that this Irish Whiskey is single grain, and yet it ain’t necessarily so! The idea that ”single grain” describes...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Suerte Anejo Tequila

George’s Rants and Raves: Suerte Anejo Tequila

Animals are just like people in that they occasionally enjoy a fermented beverage. Now, don’t me get wrong; they don’t get all gussied up in their favorite outfit...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Ole Smokey Pineapple Moonshine

George’s Rants and Raves: Ole Smokey Pineapple Moonshine

Pineapple moonshine? Why, I had no idea that pineapples grew in Tennessee, but that’s just the tip of this iceberg. These folks have a dozen flavors of Ole Smokey...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Cruzan Tropical Fruit Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Cruzan Tropical Fruit Rum

23 different rums (16 flavored) and counting, that’s how many rums Cruzan distills on the island of St. Croix and they’ve been doing it there since the early...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Old Pulteney 12 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: Old Pulteney 12 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Did you know that there isn’t enough barley grown in Scotland to meet the requirements of the scotch producing industries much less let anyone in Scotland actually...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Ungava Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Ungava Gin

Have you ever heard the one about the Eskimo and the gin? Now, doesn’t that sound like the intro to an insensitive, racist, slanderous, offensive, pejorative,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Aylesbury Duck Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Aylesbury Duck Vodka

Of the more than 450 brands of vodka in the world, as you, my faithful 899,648.6 regular readers know, I have taste tested only 36 to date, and by this count, I...

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