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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: 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: 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: Ole Smokey Pineapple Moonshine

George’s Rants and Raves: Ole Smokey Pineapple Moonshine

Pineapple moonshine? Why, I had no idea that pineapples grew in Tennessee, but that’s just the tip of this iceberg. These folks have a dozen flavors of Ole Smokey...

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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: Aylesbury Duck Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Aylesbury Duck Vodka

Of the more than 450 brands of vodka in the world, as you, my faithful 899,648.6 regular readers know, I have taste tested only 36 to date, and by this count, I...

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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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