Archive for the ‘Gin Reviews’ Category

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: Greenall’s London Dry Gin

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

Ahhh, gin, thy rather seedy reputation precedes thee. From gin mills, to gin joints, to gin soaked (referring to drunks), to “mother’s ruin” (a common British...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Berry Bros.& Rudd King’s Ginger Liqueur & No.3 London Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Berry Bros.& Rudd King’s Ginger Liqueur & No.3 London Dry Gin

The little box arrived unexpected, so I didn’t know what I might find inside. Within the bubble wrap were two little brown bottles stating quite plainly, and with...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Russell Henry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Russell Henry Gin

Gin by definition is a flavored spirit with the dominant flavoring coming from juniper berries and usually a few other well chosen botanicals, and in certain cases,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Citadelle Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Citadelle Gin

Ahhh, the French, either you love them or hate them, but there’s no getting around them. I find myself leaning towards being a Francophile, after all they produce...

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George’s Rants & Raves: Oxley Gin

George’s Rants & Raves: Oxley Gin

I was having dinner the other night with a friend, and we were discussing various liquors and wines and occasions and locales as they related to their enjoyment...

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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:  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: 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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