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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: 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 & 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: 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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