Archive for the ‘Beverage’ Category

George’s Rants and Raves: Burnside Bourbon

George’s Rants and Raves: Burnside Bourbon

Sacrilege! Blasphemy! Who ever heard of Bourbon being made in Oregon? Everyone knows Bourbon only comes from Kentucky! It’s as if Cognac started to come from Brazil...

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Wines of the Week: Great Value South American Sips

Wines of the Week: Great Value South American Sips

If you’re a wine lover on a budget, then exploring South American wines could make you very happy.  Vintage after vintage, there are quality bottles at great...

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Warm Up Winter with these Hot Toddy Recipes

Warm Up Winter with these Hot Toddy Recipes

With the weather really feeling like winter, the Hot Toddy is an ideal cocktail choice to heat yourself up. It offers a welcoming warmth, along with spices and...

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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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Wines of the Week: Red Blends – Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Red Blends – Under $20, 90 Points

Red blends are one of the trendiest categories in wine today.  With alluring fruit and polished tannins,  these wines are friendly and crowd pleasing.  So, rather...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Hiro Sake

George’s Rants and Raves: Hiro Sake

If you still think that Sake is rice wine, then you don’t know Jack! Rice wine, per say, really doesn’t exist. You see, normal wine is made by the fermentation...

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Wines of the Week: Great Values for the New Year

Wines of the Week: Great Values for the New Year

If your resolution for the New Year is to spend less money, but you don’t want to make too much sacrifice on the quality of your wine, then here are some bottles...

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Hot Whiskey Cocktails to Warm Up the Winter Season

Hot Whiskey Cocktails to Warm Up the Winter Season

As temperatures continue to drop nationwide, now is the ideal time to bundle up in front of the fireplace or camp out at a local bar and sip on warming, whiskey...

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Wines of the Week: Favorite Buys of 2017 (Under $20)

Wines of the Week: Favorite Buys of 2017 (Under $20)

Our tasting panel is always trying to hunt down great bargains and we’ve discover dozens of wines that really deliver unexpected quality for under $20.  Each...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Aberfeldy Scotch Review

George’s Rants and Raves: Aberfeldy Scotch Review

I believe that after almost 50 years of scotch drinking, I finally stumbled upon a theory that might just help anyone pick out a decent scotch. The secret is in...

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