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George’s Rants and Raves: SweetShine Liqueurs

George’s Rants and Raves: SweetShine Liqueurs

Good old-fashioned moonshine seems to be taking on a new shine these days. Back in the day, it was notoriously strong both in flavor and alcohol content. Fast forward...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Hiro Sake

George’s Rants and Raves: Hiro Sake

If you still think that Sake is rice wine, then you don’t know Jack! Rice wine, per say, really doesn’t exist. You see, normal wine is made by the fermentation...

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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: Ferrand Ambre and 1840 Cognacs

George’s Rants and Raves: Ferrand Ambre and 1840 Cognacs

All cognac is brandy, but not all brandy is cognac. You can pretty much make brandy anywhere in the world out of any white grape juice and distill it any which way...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum Cream

George’s Rants and Raves: Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum Cream

Ho,ho,ho, NO, NO, NO! Are you suffering from Christmas creep as badly as I am? Just exactly what in the world is going on with the holidays? It used to be that the...

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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: 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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George’s Rants and Raves: Ole Smokey Pineapple Moonshine

George’s Rants and Raves: Ole Smokey Pineapple Moonshine

Pineapple moonshine? Why, I had no idea that pineapples grew in Tennessee, but that’s just the tip of this iceberg. These folks have a dozen flavors of Ole Smokey...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Ao Vodka and LeJay Cassis

George’s Rants and Raves: Ao Vodka and LeJay Cassis

I have come up with the ultimate recycling program. I’d be willing to bet you that almost anything, if it had a bit of sugar in it, could be distilled and produce...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Cabo Diablo Coffee Liqueur with Tequila Blanco

George’s Rants and Raves: Cabo Diablo Coffee Liqueur with Tequila Blanco

  It seems that rebel rocker Sammy Hagar can’t leave well enough alone with his Cabo Wabo Tequilas.  I was just handed a bottle of Cabo Diablo Coffee Liqueur...

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