Archive for the ‘Spirit Reviews’ Category

George’s Rants and Raves: Deep Eddy Ruby Red

George’s Rants and Raves: Deep Eddy Ruby Red

There’s a whole lot of distilling going on in Austin, Texas these days, and Deep Eddy is part of that emerging spritely spirits scene. They use a column still...

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George’s Rants and Raves: SweetShine Liqueurs

George’s Rants and Raves: SweetShine Liqueurs

Good old-fashioned moonshine seems to be taking on a new shine these days. Back in the day, it was notoriously strong both in flavor and alcohol content. Fast forward...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Grey Goose Le Citron

George’s Rants and Raves: Grey Goose Le Citron

Let me start this review by saying that I really like Grey Goose vodka and have liked it ever since they introduced it back in the 1990’s. As a matter of fact,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Sauza 901 Tequila

George’s Rants and Raves: Sauza 901 Tequila

Have you noticed how lately every actor, pop star, rock star, and country western star all have their own brand of spirits? I’m guessing that NASCAR stars don’t...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Chair Bay Vanilla Rum and Banana Rum Cream

George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Chair Bay Vanilla Rum and Banana Rum Cream

Kenny Chesney must have recently hired some extremely stingy people to work for him promoting Blue Chair Bay Rum. Now, why in the world would I make such an inflammatory...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Hiro Sake

George’s Rants and Raves: Hiro Sake

If you still think that Sake is rice wine, then you don’t know Jack! Rice wine, per say, really doesn’t exist. You see, normal wine is made by the fermentation...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s White Label Scratched Cask Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s White Label Scratched Cask Scotch

Where in the world would we be without the oak barrel? Well, for one thing, we wouldn’t be enjoying any of those brown colored spirits like Bourbon, Scotch or...

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George’s Rants and Raves: El Jimador Anejo and Reposado Tequila

George’s Rants and Raves: El Jimador Anejo and Reposado Tequila

A while back I tried El Jimador Silver, their un-aged tequila and found it to be quite nice for the price. I can’t wait to try their Reposado and Anejo. The Reposado...

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George’s Rants and Raves: UV Sangria

George’s Rants and Raves: UV Sangria

As if 20 flavors of vodka weren’t enough, those over the top distillers at UV have just launched their 21st flavored vodka – Sangria. If you’re anything...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Berry Bros.& Rudd King’s Ginger Liqueur & No.3 London Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Berry Bros.& Rudd King’s Ginger Liqueur & No.3 London Dry Gin

The little box arrived unexpected, so I didn’t know what I might find inside. Within the bubble wrap were two little brown bottles stating quite plainly, and with...

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