Category: Bourbon Reviews

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Corner Creek Reserve

Bourbon:         Corner Creek Reserve Bourbon Whiskey.  88 Proof; NAS. Distillery:        Who knows?  The label states “Corner Creek Distilling Co.,” but that’s just one of the many assumed names of Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Ltd.  Worse, this assumed name has been inactive since 2003.  Does KBD… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Corner Creek Reserve”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Eagle Rare vs. Bulleit vs. Michter’s: “The 10-Year Challenge”

For this Bourbon Review, I wanted to find three bourbons aged exactly the same number of years, all with rye as the secondary grain, and all with similar Proof, but priced very differently.  Three bourbons meeting those criteria are Eagle Rare Single Barrel 10-Year,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Eagle Rare vs. Bulleit vs. Michter’s: “The 10-Year Challenge””

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Willett Pot Still Reserve Single Barrel

Update:  in 2015 Willett quietly transitioned Willett Pot Still Reserve from Single Barrel to Small Batch The Willett Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky is an assumed name adopted by Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Ltd. (“KBD”) in 2005 (The Willett Distilling Company was originally incorporated in September 1936).… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Willett Pot Still Reserve Single Barrel”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Wild Turkey Rare Breed

* Update: This batch (WT-03RB) ended in spring 2014.  The new Rare Breed batch is unnumbered and 112.8 proof. Bourbon:         Wild Turkey Rare Breed, 108.2 proof (barrel proof); a blend of Wild Turkey 6-, 8- and 12-year-old stocks.  Batch No. WT-03RB. Distillery:        Wild Turkey,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Wild Turkey Rare Breed”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – E. H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Bottled in Bond

Bourbon:         E. H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Bottled in Bond, 100 Proof Distillery:        Buffalo Trace Cost:                $39.99 Color: Reddish-amber; darker than many other bourbons of this approximate age. Nose: Initial alcohol sting on the nose, but followed by caramel, corn grain, and oak.  The… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – E. H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Bottled in Bond”