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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: 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: 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: Effen Blood Orange Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Effen Blood Orange Vodka

Flavored vodkas seem to be exploding all over the map these days. Some distillers are already up to 20 and even 30 flavors of vodka in their lineup. Not to be outdone...

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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 and Raves: Four Pillars Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Four Pillars Dry Gin

Gin is my favorite flavor of vodka. It’s true; if you take away all the botanicals used to make gin, you would end up with some mighty fine vodka, but removing...

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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: Cazadores Tequila Blanco

George’s Rants and Raves: Cazadores Tequila Blanco

Generally, when I get a bottle of spirits, my first move is to check out their website to discover any little hidden facts and gems and history that might be of...

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George’s Rants and Raves:  Bombay Sapphire East

George’s Rants and Raves: Bombay Sapphire East

In one of her films Mae West is credited for saying, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” I cautiously agree.  I recently received a bottle of Bombay...

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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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