Sipp’n Corn Review – Nose Your Bourbon Part II; A New Mini Sample Kit

Need a gift? I do enough guided tastings to know that sometimes you need a nudge—a reminder of an aroma memory—to help articulate what you’re experiencing during a bourbon tasting.  I just helped a friend with a Bottled-in-Bond tasting of Heaven Hill 6-year (the… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Nose Your Bourbon Part II; A New Mini Sample Kit”

Nose Your Bourbon – Enhancing the Bourbon Experience.

One of the great aspects of so many people getting into bourbon is the creativity that it fosters.  It started with barrel and bottle artwork, accessories, and furniture, but those have their limits.  Now it’s moving into a phase of true appreciation of the… Continue Reading “Nose Your Bourbon – Enhancing the Bourbon Experience.”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Fall 2022 Decanter.

The spring edition of Old Fitzgerald was a surprising 17 years old.  People went nuts.  Then Heaven Hill followed it up with a 19-year old release and enthusiasts clamored for it like no Old Fitzgerald before.  For the smart few who open their bottle,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Fall 2022 Decanter.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

One of this past fall’s newest bourbons was 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.  15 Stars is a merchant bottler with the good fortune of being able to source from Kentucky—which of course is getting easier, but not yet for the age obtained by… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Ben Holladay Bottled in Bond Missouri Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

There’s a new bourbon in town with incredible history and the wherewithal to release under the strict rules to be called Bottled in Bond.  But it’s not from Kentucky.  Or Indiana.  Or Tennessee for that matter. In July 2019, Missouri passed a state law… Continue ReadingSipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Ben Holladay Bottled in Bond Missouri Straight Bourbon Whiskey.