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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: Bache Gabrielsen Cognac

George’s Rants and Raves: Bache Gabrielsen Cognac

Bet you can’t tell me which is the top selling cognac in Norway? Well, if you read the title to this article, you would know that it’s Bache Gabrielsen! Norwegian...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

Rye whiskey has come and gone into favor over the centuries and guess what? It’s coming back again! In the late 1700’s and early 1800’s distillers were selling...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

Dewar’s is the world’s most awarded blended Scotch whisky with more than 500 medals earned in international competitions, and since they’ve been whipping up...

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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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