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George’s Rants and Raves: Four Pillars Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Four Pillars Dry Gin

Gin is my favorite flavor of vodka. It’s true; if you take away all the botanicals used to make gin, you would end up with some mighty fine vodka, but removing...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Baker’s Bourbon

George’s Rants and Raves: Baker’s Bourbon

There are currently over 75 brands of bourbon available in the U.S. market, and I’ll just bet you that won’t be the end of it any time soon. Of course, everyone...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Cazadores Tequila Blanco

George’s Rants and Raves: Cazadores Tequila Blanco

Generally, when I get a bottle of spirits, my first move is to check out their website to discover any little hidden facts and gems and history that might be of...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Jim Beam Double Oak Bourbon

George’s Rants and Raves: Jim Beam Double Oak Bourbon

I have to admit that when I received this bottle of Jim Beam Double Oak Bourbon, I guessed it would probably cost well over $100.00 (if not hundreds of dollars)...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch

Just when you get used to Scotch having unpronounceable names that no one can even spell, along comes Monkey Shoulder Scotch. This is not some Johnny come lately...

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George’s Rants and Raves:  Bombay Sapphire East

George’s Rants and Raves: Bombay Sapphire East

In one of her films Mae West is credited for saying, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” I cautiously agree.  I recently received a bottle of Bombay...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Bache Gabrielsen Cognac

George’s Rants and Raves: Bache Gabrielsen Cognac

Bet you can’t tell me which is the top selling cognac in Norway? Well, if you read the title to this article, you would know that it’s Bache Gabrielsen! Norwegian...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

Rye whiskey has come and gone into favor over the centuries and guess what? It’s coming back again! In the late 1700’s and early 1800’s distillers were selling...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

Dewar’s is the world’s most awarded blended Scotch whisky with more than 500 medals earned in international competitions, and since they’ve been whipping up...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Arranta & Highland Single Malt Scotches

George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Arranta & Highland Single Malt Scotches

NAS is causing quite the disturbance in the force. By NAS, I mean those bottled spirits that have No Age Statements. Those good folks who produce all those spirits...

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