Category: Announcements

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.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Five Brothers Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Heaven Hill).

As part of the grand opening of the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience in Bardstown, Kentucky, Heaven Hill has released a new Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey to celebrate the five Shapira brothers, who admittedly “didn’t know a barrel from a box,” but nevertheless started a… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Five Brothers Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Heaven Hill).”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: W.H. McBrayer Kentucky Straight Bourbon.

This is a story that I love because it combines bourbon, history, and law.  Sound familiar? Judge William Harrison McBrayer wrote a letter to E.H. Taylor, Jr. on November 10, 1870, concerning their discussions about Taylor purchasing some of the Judge’s whiskey.  The back… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: W.H. McBrayer Kentucky Straight Bourbon.”