A bottle

27 August, 2008
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of George Washington's Distillery Straight Rye Whiskey signed by former president George H W Bush fetched US$35,000 for Mount Vernon's educational programmes at an auction on the mansion grounds. The winning bidder was John R Frank, vice-chairman of Sidney Frank Importing Co of New Rochelle, New York, wh ich imports Jägermeister and Tommy Bahama Rum. The bottle, number five of a limited edition of 24 , was produced on October 21 2003 on the distillery grounds by a team of master distillers according to the historic recipe found in George Washington's mansion records . It was hand-bottled on September 26 2006.

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Diageo’s Special Releases - released

Diageo’s 2016 Special Releases are being debuted this evening (September 21). Here are my rambling tasting notes with comments from master blender Maureen Robinson interspersed with an occasional discussion about cake/dessert comparisons.

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