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Celebrate the Year-Round Availability of E15 with a Delicious YankeeRita - Made with 100% American Whiskey (Ethanol)

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By Marc J. Rauch
Exec. Vice President/Co-Publisher

Several years ago, I kicked off my speech at the annual American Coalition of Ethanol by toasting all the attendees with my margarita concoction that used Catdaddy Spiced Moonshine. I called it a YankeeRita.


Since that time I've used other American made whiskeys to make YankeeRitas, including a 140 proof brandy produced in my own 11-gallon still. Woowee!!!

Yesterday, October 9th, Donald Trump announced that he's given the okay for E15 ethanol-gasoline blends can be used year-round. Of course, to those of us who know, we've been using E15 or higher for years in our non-flex fuel vehicles.

In any event, now that it's "legal," I'm toasting all of our TACH readers and fans with YankeeRitas made from Georgia Moon Corn Whiskey (80 proof), Stillhouse Red Hot Corn Whiskey (69 proof), and Buffalo Trace White Dog Mash #1 - corn, rye, and malted barley (125 proof). I added them to Jose Cuervo Classic margarita mix and a splash of Triple Sec for fun.

All three make wonderful YankeeRitas. Give 'em a try, but stay the heck away from your car/truck/motorcycle/power boat. remember what Flip Wilson used to say, "Don't take one for the road, 'cause the road is already laid out!"

And only use drinkable ethanol, not fuel ethanol, which will kill you.

By the way, all three whiskeys were produced in the beautiful state of Kentucky, which just happens to be the headquarters for The Auto Channel.