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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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Special Scotches for Father’s Day

Special Scotches for Father’s Day

If you’re still trying to figure out what to get dad for this Father’s Day, the answer might be easier than you think.  Yeah, you could buy him a...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Rogue Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Rogue Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

I usually try to avoid plagiarizing anyone but this description of Rogue Single Malt Whiskey is too good not to pass on and it comes directly from the Rogue website:...

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George’s Rants & Raves: Medea Vodka

George’s Rants & Raves: Medea Vodka

  Packaging, packaging, packaging – that’s the key to quirky marketing success in the spirits industry not unlike it is location, location, location in...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Pisco Porton Acholado

George’s Rants and Raves: Pisco Porton Acholado

Here’s a bit of a quiz for you to try: what in the world is Pisco, what is Porton, what are acholado, quebranta and torontel? I suppose either being from Peru...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Leblon Cachaca and Maison Leblon Reserva Ospecial

George’s Rants and Raves: Leblon Cachaca and Maison Leblon Reserva Ospecial

Generally, when I think of Brazil, I think of statuesque Brazilian beauties in bikinis on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro beneath that really tall statue of Jesus...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Santera Tequila

George’s Rants and Raves: Santera Tequila

Well, I think I’ve seen it all now – a supernatural spirit. A Santera is literally a priestess of Santeria, a religion that worships saints. On their website,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Boodles London Dry and Mulberry Gins

George’s Rants and Raves: Boodles London Dry and Mulberry Gins

London dry gin is not necessarily distilled in London; as a matter of fact, only one gin distiller is actually located in London: Beefeaters. London dry gin is considered...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Santa Fe Spirits Atapiño Liqueur

George’s Rants and Raves: Santa Fe Spirits Atapiño Liqueur

Whenever I get a thirst for a specialty spirit, I have to admit, ponderosa pine resin has never entered into the conversation, much less even crossed my mind. And...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Snow Leopard Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Snow Leopard Vodka

What’s not to like? I’m Polish; this vodka is Polish. I happen to really like Polish vodka (and Russian vodka and French vodka and American vodka), and besides,...

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