Category: Announcements

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

There’s a new resurgence of Old Fortuna, the historic Kentucky Bourbon brand dating back to the late 1800’s.  Its first release is a small batch of just six barrels aged at least six years and bottled at 102 proof. Fortuna was a popular brand… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Fortuna Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof 2022 (A122, B522, and C922).

After some wide variety in proof, the three 2022 batches of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof have established a trend of just over 60% ABV—A122 is 60.4%; B522 is 60.5%, and C922 is the highest at 62.4%.  Actually, the last batch of 2021 (C921) started… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof 2022 (A122, B522, and C922).”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Law Update – Bulleit forces a redesign for Redemption.

Ever since Old Crow and Old Taylor aggressively protected their trademarks in the 1800’s, setting the stage for current-day trademark law, bourbon brands have kept trademark attorneys busy. Diageo’s Bulleit brand and W.J. Deutsch & Sons’ Redemption brand have been locked in litigation for… Continue ReadingSipp’n Corn Bourbon Law Update – Bulleit forces a redesign for Redemption.

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.

Sipp’n Corn Review – Beanie Babies or Bourbon?

In Bourbon Whiskey: Useful Alternative Investment or just the next Beanie Baby? (2020), authors Carson Hartig, Conor Lennon, and Keith Teltser studied nearly a decade of bourbon secondary market sales data and considered whether bourbon ought to be considered a “collectible,” like fine art,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Beanie Babies or Bourbon?”