Archive for the ‘Spirit Reviews’ Category

George’s Rants and Raves: Old Pulteney 12 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: Old Pulteney 12 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Did you know that there isn’t enough barley grown in Scotland to meet the requirements of the scotch producing industries much less let anyone in Scotland actually...

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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: Aylesbury Duck Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Aylesbury Duck Vodka

Of the more than 450 brands of vodka in the world, as you, my faithful 899,648.6 regular readers know, I have taste tested only 36 to date, and by this count, I...

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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 and Raves: Mount Gay Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Mount Gay Rum

So you think you’re a rummy? You’re favorite drink is rum, really good rum not those rum and coke rums but real rum straight up and neat as can be. You know...

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George’s Rants and Raves: South Bay Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: South Bay Rum

(1+K/a) Looks a bit like rocket science doesn’t it?  Of the 7,482,329 people who religiously read my column irregularly, the survey says that 8 of you are real...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Rabbit Hole Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Rabbit Hole Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

With over 100 different brands of Bourbon and over 4.7 million barrels of the stuff ageing at any given time (which by the way surpasses Kentucky’s population...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Bradan Orach Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Bradan Orach Scotch

I guess that if you’ve whipped up a new scotch whiskey and you’re sitting around the distillery endlessly sampling it and tossing around names for this as yet...

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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: Devil’s River Bourbon Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Devil’s River Bourbon Whiskey

I just received the heaviest bottle of Bourbon I have ever hoisted. This 750ML bottle is so heavy it could give you a hernia. And on top of that, it is shaped like...

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