Archive for: Whiskey

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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Dining Detectives: Rouge et Blanc – San Francisco

Dining Detectives: Rouge et Blanc – San Francisco

  San Francisco is known for quality establishments where one can enjoy a beverage and light fare. We had heard that Laurent Manrique’s Rouge et Blanc on Grant...

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George’s Rants & Raves: Michael Collins Irish Whiskey

George’s Rants & Raves: Michael Collins Irish Whiskey

Michael Collins was launched in 2006 in the USA by the late marketing guru Sidney Frank, of New York based Sidney Frank Importing. He and his minions are the very...

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St. Patrick’s Day Drinks: Luck of the Irish Whiskey

St. Patrick’s Day Drinks: Luck of the Irish Whiskey

2 ounces Irish whiskey 1 ounce Irish whiskey and cream based liqueur (recommended: Bailey’s Irish Cream) 1/2 ounce creme de menthe Ice, as needed 1 mint-flavored...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Germain-Robin Low Gap Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Germain-Robin Low Gap Whiskey

The other day a small box arrived at my door. It was about the right size to hold a wristwatch. When I opened it, I discovered a small brown bottle in a sea of styrofoam...

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