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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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George’s Rants and Raves: Popcorn Sutton’s White Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Popcorn Sutton’s White Whiskey

Did you know that if it wasn’t for moonshine there would be no NASCAR? It’s the truth.  Back in the day, thanks to prohibition, moonshine was king, it was also...

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George’s Rants and Raves: D’USSE Cognac

George’s Rants and Raves: D’USSE Cognac

All Cognac is brandy but not all brandy is Cognac.  Brandy is produced from numerous different types of grapes, using various methods, virtually everywhere in the...

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George’s Rants & Raves: Gekkeikan Sake and Zipang

George’s Rants & Raves: Gekkeikan Sake and Zipang

There I was looking at the green bottle with the colorful labels and Japanese writing and art when in the corner I spied, “Product of USA produced and bottled...

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