Archive for: Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Rabbit Hole Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Rabbit Hole Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

With over 100 different brands of Bourbon and over 4.7 million barrels of the stuff ageing at any given time (which by the way surpasses Kentucky’s population...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Devil’s River Bourbon Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Devil’s River Bourbon Whiskey

I just received the heaviest bottle of Bourbon I have ever hoisted. This 750ML bottle is so heavy it could give you a hernia. And on top of that, it is shaped like...

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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: 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: Low Gap California Whiskeys

George’s Rants and Raves: Low Gap California Whiskeys

Back in the early 80’s two unlikely, but highly talented, and even some might say eccentric, fellows hooked up in Northern California, in of all places, a tiny...

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George’s Rants & Raves: The Macallan 12 year old single malt Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants & Raves: The Macallan 12 year old single malt Scotch Whisky

With over 2,500 brands of Scotch Whisky being produced by about 125 distilleries, things can get a might confusing when attempting to discuss Scotch Whisky. And...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Alibi Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Alibi Whiskey

I would like to start off this column with an outright lie: whiskey is whiskey is whiskey.  That just ain’t so.  Well, maybe there was a time, way back when,...

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Alibi American Whiskey Cocktails

Alibi American Whiskey Cocktails

As a counterpoint to current mainstream bourbon market trends, Alibi has set out to demystify the category by offering a more accessible product as a return to...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Popcorn Sutton’s White Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Popcorn Sutton’s White Whiskey

Did you know that if it wasn’t for moonshine there would be no NASCAR? It’s the truth.  Back in the day, thanks to prohibition, moonshine was king, it was also...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey

What do Irish Whiskey and politics have in common? Why of course, one makes the other more palatable. The more Whiskey you drink the more palatable politics becomes....

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