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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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George’s Rants and Raves: UV Sangria

George’s Rants and Raves: UV Sangria

As if 20 flavors of vodka weren’t enough, those over the top distillers at UV have just launched their 21st flavored vodka – Sangria. If you’re anything...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Zodiac Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Zodiac Vodka

What can you do with Idaho potatoes, Rocky Mountain spring water, and Canadian birch charcoal? Even though a barbeque comes to mind first, that isn’t the right...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Prairie Organic Vodka Review

George’s Rants and Raves: Prairie Organic Vodka Review

I’ve heard of Little House on The Prairie and A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor, but I’ve never heard of Prairie Organic Vodka. On top of that,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Craigellachie Scotch Review

George’s Rants and Raves: Craigellachie Scotch Review

If that theorem I proposed last week holds true (that you can always tell a good scotch by the fact that the name is impossible to pronounce, even harder to spell...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Eastside Distilling Marionberry & Cherry Bomb Whiskeys

George’s Rants and Raves: Eastside Distilling Marionberry & Cherry Bomb Whiskeys

What’s up with this vast proliferation of flavored spirits lately? I believe it has to do with penetrating a whole new marketing segment to sell to because the...

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