Category: Announcements

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Pursuit United Blended Straight Rye Whiskeys

I was a big fan of the Pursuit United Bourbon blend, which redefined the bad connotations of the word “blended.”  Now Kenny and Ryan at Pursuit Spirits have released their first Rye Whiskey, sourcing barrels from arguably the best historic state for Rye—Maryland—and Kentucky,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Pursuit United Blended Straight Rye Whiskeys”

The Kentucky Bourbon Benefit Raises $3.5 Million for Tornado Relief.

The massive tornado that ripped through Western Kentucky overnight on December 10, 2021 caused tremendous losses.  But, as Kentuckians have shown throughout history, we’re resilient, and as distillers and bourbon fans have also shown, we answer the call.  In fact, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association… Continue Reading “The Kentucky Bourbon Benefit Raises $3.5 Million for Tornado Relief.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Parker’s Heritage Collection No. 15, 11-year Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey.

Heaven Hill’s highly anticipated annual fall limited release of Parker’s Heritage Collection is back and continues the recent series of heavy char barrel strength whiskey.  For 2021—the fifteenth edition—Parker’s Heritage Collection is an 11-year Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey.  I was a huge fan of… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Parker’s Heritage Collection No. 15, 11-year Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Bluegrass Distillers Bottled-in-Bond Blue Corn Bourbon.

Earlier this fall, Bluegrass Distillers in Lexington (www.bluegrassdistillers.com), released the first ever Kentucky Blue Corn Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon.  Bluegrass Distillers is the only Kentucky distillery that produces a wheated bourbon with 100% blue corn, a non-GMO corn grown locally in Central Kentucky.  Distilling a mash… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Bluegrass Distillers Bottled-in-Bond Blue Corn Bourbon.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch.

Evan Williams is insanely popular worldwide, and now Heaven Hill has released a newly-redesigned 1783 Small Batch, along with a bump in proof.  The name 1783 comes from the year Evan Williams first opened his distillery on the Ohio River in Louisville, when Kentucky… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch.”