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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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George’s Rants and Raves: Jefferson’s Reserve Old Rum Cask Finish

George’s Rants and Raves: Jefferson’s Reserve Old Rum Cask Finish

The good folks over at Jefferson’s Bourbon (founded in 1997) just love to experiment with small batch bourbons and their latest, just released, and should be pretty...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Laphroaig Lore Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: Laphroaig Lore Scotch Whisky

Laphroaig is not French for “the frog” but Scottish for “the beautiful hollow by the broad bay.” And the word Lore means the passing of a skill or tradition...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Baker’s Bourbon

George’s Rants and Raves: Baker’s Bourbon

There are currently over 75 brands of bourbon available in the U.S. market, and I’ll just bet you that won’t be the end of it any time soon. Of course, everyone...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Jim Beam Double Oak Bourbon

George’s Rants and Raves: Jim Beam Double Oak Bourbon

I have to admit that when I received this bottle of Jim Beam Double Oak Bourbon, I guessed it would probably cost well over $100.00 (if not hundreds of dollars)...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch

Just when you get used to Scotch having unpronounceable names that no one can even spell, along comes Monkey Shoulder Scotch. This is not some Johnny come lately...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

George’s Rants and Raves: Canadian Club Rye

Rye whiskey has come and gone into favor over the centuries and guess what? It’s coming back again! In the late 1700’s and early 1800’s distillers were selling...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s 12 Year Old Blended Scotch

Dewar’s is the world’s most awarded blended Scotch whisky with more than 500 medals earned in international competitions, and since they’ve been whipping up...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Arranta & Highland Single Malt Scotches

George’s Rants and Raves: Speyburn Arranta & Highland Single Malt Scotches

NAS is causing quite the disturbance in the force. By NAS, I mean those bottled spirits that have No Age Statements. Those good folks who produce all those spirits...

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Special Scotches for Father’s Day

Special Scotches for Father’s Day

If you’re still trying to figure out what to get dad for this Father’s Day, the answer might be easier than you think.  Yeah, you could buy him a...

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