Category: Announcements

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Yellowstone Limited Edition, 2020

Great things continue to happen in Lebanon, Kentucky at Limestone Branch Distillery.  It seems like forever ago when I first met Steve Beam, they had about 50 barrels of aging bourbon, and the gift shop sold a dozen flavors of sweet “moonshine.”  In recent… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Yellowstone Limited Edition, 2020”

If National Lampoon started a Whiskey Company…

The Ohio River was the waterway for bourbon in the 1800’s, so it is not surprising that many distilleries were built to take advatage of this easy access to the whiskey market. German immigrant, August Krogman, saw opportunity and built his distillery in Tell… Continue Reading “If National Lampoon started a Whiskey Company…”

Traveling Spirits – Because Bourbon is Best When Shared with Friends and Family.

I tend to bring bourbon with me to poker night, when stopping by a friend’s house, Friday night driveway drinking during covid, and on trips up to Michigan.  Let’s just say that it’s sort of my thing.  But it’s always a tough decision to… Continue Reading “Traveling Spirits – Because Bourbon is Best When Shared with Friends and Family.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Fall 2020

When I teased the Fall 2020 Old Fitzgerald release in my review of the Spring edition, I was expecting the standard profile that, in varying degrees, defines each of the releases to date.  But then it arrived and I realized that Heaven Hill is… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Fall 2020”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 7—River Kelvin Rye.

Four Gate is back with another extremely limited batch of only 1,484 bottles.  And for the first time, it’s a Straight Rye Whiskey.  It’s not a Kentucky Rye—or “barely Rye”—it’s a 95% rye grain Indiana Straight Rye, meaning we can all pretty much guess… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 7—River Kelvin Rye.”