Category: Announcements

Lux Row Bourbon Battle Cocktail Competition – We Crowned the Winner During the Kentucky Bourbon Festival!

On September 18, 2019, six semifinal winners from across the United States and the European semifinal winner converged on Lux Row Distillers in Bardstown, Kentucky, for the Championship of the Bourbon Battle Cocktail Competition. These mixologists were challenged to create original bourbon cocktails crafted…

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Parker’s Heritage Collection 13th Edition—It’s Finally a Rye!

Reviews posted on consecutive days?  It must be National Bourbon Heritage Month!  This makes the timing right for the perennial highly-anticipated limited edition Parker’s Heritage Collection from Heaven Hill, which for the first time ever is a Rye Whiskey. Heaven Hill continues to honor…

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: 2019 Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch

I love this time of the year!  It’s Bourbon Heritage Month and that means Four Roses releases its annual Limited Edition Small Batch.  With its unique 10 recipes Four Roses has a tremendous single barrel program, but it really allows Four Roses to shine…

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Old Taylor (1953) Bottled in Bond; Old Fitzgerald Decanter; and Cream of Kentucky

The Frazier History Museum presents a bourbon series and I was lucky enough to be part of it earlier this summer to discuss Bourbon Justice alongside legendary Master Distiller Jim Rutledge and incomparable Heaven Hill brand ambassador and author Bernie Lubbers. In addition to…

Sipp’n Corn Review – Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Battle Royal Revisited

When I put together my Rye Battle Royal at the end of 2016, I had stocked away four extra complete sets of samples.  I assumed—but wanted to check—that my palate and preferences might shift and I also wanted to get a few more local…