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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: 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: 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: Popcorn Sutton Barrel Finished

George’s Rants and Raves: Popcorn Sutton Barrel Finished

Who’d ‘a ever thunk it? Brown moonshine, of all things, especially coming from the likes of Popcorn Sutton himself. The literature says that Popcorn would occasionally...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Sugarlands Shine

George’s Rants and Raves: Sugarlands Shine

Honest to goodness, if the current trend to create thousands of new flavors of distilled spirits continues at its current rate, liquor stores are going to have to...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Cachaça 51

George’s Rants and Raves: Cachaça 51

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: 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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