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George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s Highlander Honey

George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s Highlander Honey

Honestly now, what is it with all these convoluted flavorings that are appearing in nearly every spirit distilled today?  Bourbon has gone sweet.  Vodka comes...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Cana Brava Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Cana Brava Rum

Okay, so it’s time I gave Ford, Kosmas, Zaric, Barnekow and Roth their just due, and NO, they are not a law firm, although they sure sound like it. Individually...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Tequila Cabeza

George’s Rants and Raves: Tequila Cabeza

There are over 1,100 brands of Tequila. Not only is that figure staggering but if you drank even a few of them, you’d be staggering right up to the moment you...

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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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George’s Rants and Raves: Ford’s London Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Ford’s London Dry Gin

Of the 85 or so London dry gins available throughout the world, only a handful are actually produced in London. London gin is one of 4 recognized types of gin and...

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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: Blue Nectar Tequila

George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Nectar Tequila

You’ve undoubtedly heard that old adage about the squeaky wheel getting the grease, but have you ever heard the one about the raving reporter getting the goodies?...

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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: anCnoc Flaughter and Rutter

George’s Rants and Raves: anCnoc Flaughter and Rutter

I hate gardening. Now, don’t get me wrong – I love flowers and plants and shrubs and trees but all that down on your knees, in the dirt, back breaking, sweating...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Ménage a Trois Vodkas

George’s Rants and Raves: Ménage a Trois Vodkas

If you’ve been driving yourself crazy searching high and low for that perfect spirit to consume before, during and/or after your next French themed, multiple person,...

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