Category: Announcements

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.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: 2020 Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch

It’s time again for the September Limited Editions!  The Limited Edition that I look forward to most of all is the annual Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch.  Because of the unique ten recipes at Four Roses, no other distillery can match the components… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: 2020 Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Spring 2020 (and Fall 2020 teaser)

Some days the mail is just better than others.  One thing that is guaranteed to brighten my day is a chance to taste one of the most recognizable Bottled-in-Bond bourbons—Old Fitzgerald—which happens to be one of my favorite expressions.  Heaven Hill is really firing… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Spring 2020 (and Fall 2020 teaser)”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel

I’m a big fan of the classic, affordable, readily-available, always-solid Elijah Craig Small Batch.  Now, in addition to other recent brand extensions, in September Heaven Hill is releasing Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.  Heaven Hill collaborated with Independent Stave Company to… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel”

The Ice Sphere Cometh.

Many whiskey enthusiasts are ice enthusiasts, too.  They’re are on a quest for the perfect clear ice sphere whether it’s because of slower melting (due to shape and density) or just because they look fantastic.  But grandiose plans aren’t fulfilled because clumsy DIY ways… Continue Reading “The Ice Sphere Cometh.”