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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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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: Caorunn Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Caorunn Gin

Of all the spirits that abound upon this planet, I do believe gin has the most poisonous history of them all. Sure, white lightning and moonshine and absinthe are...

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George’s Rants and Raves: G’Vine Gin & Averna Amaro Siciliano

George’s Rants and Raves: G’Vine Gin & Averna Amaro Siciliano

AAHHH, springtime has finally come, and my thoughts naturally turn to Gin and the coming spirits of summer. What were you expecting? At my age, sex comes in a strong...

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