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George’s Rants and Raves: Magnus Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: Magnus Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Vikings seem to have recently captured our imaginations as exhibited by the popular TV series. Now, here’s a true Viking tale! Over 220 years ago the Vikings settled...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

Liar, liar, pants on fire. The bottle states that this Irish Whiskey is single grain, and yet it ain’t necessarily so! The idea that ”single grain” describes...

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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: 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 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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George’s Rants and Raves: Irish Mist Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Irish Mist Whiskey

Well faith and begorrah, St. Patty’s Day is nigh upon us, and there is no finer way to celebrate that Irish snake chasing, shillelagh swinging saint than with...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Wyoming Whiskey Single Barrel and Small Batch

George’s Rants and Raves: Wyoming Whiskey Single Barrel and Small Batch

A while back, around last Christmas, I received a bottle of Wyoming Whiskey’s Outryder (article here) and found it to be a delightful cross between rye and bourbon...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Wyoming Whiskey (Outryder)

George’s Rants and Raves: Wyoming Whiskey (Outryder)

Whiskey is not just whiskey anymore and American whiskey can take many forms; there’s corn whiskey, bourbon whiskey, wheat whiskey, malt whiskey, Tennessee whiskey...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Stranahan’s Single Malt Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Stranahan’s Single Malt Whiskey

Those Rocky Mountain highs just keep on coming. Actually, Stranahan’s pre-dates that other Rocky Mountain high by nine years as Stranahan’s was founded in Denver...

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