Category: Announcements

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?”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Battle of Heaven Hill 17-year Bourbon: Heaven Hill Heritage Collection and Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond.

With 1.9 million barrels of American Whiskey aging in six rickhouse sites, you have to figure that Heaven Hill had room for some more limited editions, and sure enough, Heaven Hill recently announced a new annual release called the “Heaven Hill Heritage Collection.”  The… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Battle of Heaven Hill 17-year Bourbon: Heaven Hill Heritage Collection and Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B521 and C921.

I continue to look forward to each of the three yearly releases of Larceny Barrel Proof.  The second release of 2021—B521—is a little higher in proof that A121, and the third release (C921) is slightly higher.  I remember that the first release of the… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B521 and C921.”