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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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George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s White Label Scratched Cask Scotch

George’s Rants and Raves: Dewar’s White Label Scratched Cask Scotch

Where in the world would we be without the oak barrel? Well, for one thing, we wouldn’t be enjoying any of those brown colored spirits like Bourbon, Scotch or...

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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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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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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: Old Pulteney Navigator

George’s Rants and Raves: Old Pulteney Navigator

This scotch is a bit of a mystery, and I love a bit of a mystery, as it allows me to don my Sherlock Holmes hat and speak in a bad imitation of a British accent...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Old Elk Bourbon Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Old Elk Bourbon Whiskey

Fort Collins, Colorado’s 73 year history as a dry town, inspired Curt and Nancy Richardson to launch and name their craft distillery, Old Elk. That inspiration...

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George’s Rants and Raves: SIA Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: SIA Scotch Whisky

Well waddya know, high tech finally not only meets low tech but they date, get married and run off together and have thousands of babies.  In this particular case...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Magnus Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: Magnus Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Vikings seem to have recently captured our imaginations as exhibited by the popular TV series. Now, here’s a true Viking tale! Over 220 years ago the Vikings settled...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey

Liar, liar, pants on fire. The bottle states that this Irish Whiskey is single grain, and yet it ain’t necessarily so! The idea that ”single grain” describes...

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