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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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George’s Rants and Raves: D’USSE Cognac

George’s Rants and Raves: D’USSE Cognac

All Cognac is brandy but not all brandy is Cognac.  Brandy is produced from numerous different types of grapes, using various methods, virtually everywhere in the...

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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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