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George’s Rants and Raves: Plantation Rums

George’s Rants and Raves: Plantation Rums

Rum is made all over the world; however, the best rums seem to come from the Caribbean. And of those rums, the best seem to be the ones that are aged in repurposed...

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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: 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: Cana Brava Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Cana Brava Rum

Okay, so it’s time I gave Ford, Kosmas, Zaric, Barnekow and Roth their just due, and NO, they are not a law firm, although they sure sound like it. Individually...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Cruzan Peach Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Cruzan Peach Rum

If you’re anywhere near as lazy as I am, then this column is right up your alley.  First of all, let me explain how lazy I can be.  I have a stay at home job...

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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: Botran Reserva Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Botran Reserva Rum

Guatemala, isn’t that the country made famous by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?  I would be willing to bet that if I gave you 5 minutes to tell me everything...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Sammy’s Beach Bar Rums

George’s Rants and Raves: Sammy’s Beach Bar Rums

Who in the hell is Sammy Hagar?  Well, if you’re into rock and roll, you might know or if you’re into tequila, you might know, and now, if you’re into rum,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Sugar Island Coconut Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Sugar Island Coconut Rum

I was pondering the proof of different spirits the other day and wondered why Everclear comes in at a whopping 190 proof and 151 rum comes in at 151 proof (DUH)...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Calliche Rum

George’s Rants and Raves: Calliche Rum

Rum is a very interesting drink with a colorful and checkered past.  In some form or another, it dates back thousands of years but truly gained fame (or possibly...

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