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George’s Rants and Raves: Martin Miller’s Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Martin Miller’s Gin

I’ve said it before and I find that I must say it again; thank God for the eccentric, idle rich.  Because of them, we have some of the finest spirits produced...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Death’s Door Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Death’s Door Gin

As everyone knows, first impressions are very important.  When I first laid my eyes on this bottle of gin, my first impression was – are these people crazy...

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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: 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: 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 & Raves: Medea Vodka

George’s Rants & Raves: Medea Vodka

  Packaging, packaging, packaging – that’s the key to quirky marketing success in the spirits industry not unlike it is location, location, location in...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Partida Tequila

George’s Rants and Raves: Partida Tequila

At the end of the 17thcentury, the Swedish naturalist, Carl Van Linneo, began the scientific investigation of the agave plant. At that time, it was named agave,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Bivi Sicilian Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Bivi Sicilian Vodka

I always knew that Sicily was famous for exporting olives, pizza and the mafia, but never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that they would also distill and export...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Corbin Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Corbin Vodka

I swear you can take just about anything with some sugar content and distill it into vodka. I’m really surprised someone hasn’t already tried to make vodka out...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Grey Goose Le Citron

George’s Rants and Raves: Grey Goose Le Citron

Let me start this review by saying that I really like Grey Goose vodka and have liked it ever since they introduced it back in the 1990’s. As a matter of fact,...

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