Category: Bourbon Reviews

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof C921 and A122.

2022 is the 10-year anniversary of Heaven Hill’s Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof.  Over these years it has given us so much reason to celebrate and it helped lead the trend to barrel proof bourbon.  And I look forward three times every year for… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof C921 and A122.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Seelbach’s Private Reserve Batch No. 1

I was lucky enough to get the inaugural release of Seelbach’s Private Reserve.  We all know Seelbach’s as the best resource for craft spirits, and now they’ve joined the ranks of craft blenders with creative finishing in toasted French Oak barrels and ex-bourbon maple… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Seelbach’s Private Reserve Batch No. 1”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Parker’s Heritage Collection No. 15, 11-year Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey.

Heaven Hill’s highly anticipated annual fall limited release of Parker’s Heritage Collection is back and continues the recent series of heavy char barrel strength whiskey.  For 2021—the fifteenth edition—Parker’s Heritage Collection is an 11-year Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey.  I was a huge fan of… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Parker’s Heritage Collection No. 15, 11-year Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Bluegrass Distillers Bottled-in-Bond Blue Corn Bourbon.

Earlier this fall, Bluegrass Distillers in Lexington (www.bluegrassdistillers.com), released the first ever Kentucky Blue Corn Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon.  Bluegrass Distillers is the only Kentucky distillery that produces a wheated bourbon with 100% blue corn, a non-GMO corn grown locally in Central Kentucky.  Distilling a mash… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Bluegrass Distillers Bottled-in-Bond Blue Corn Bourbon.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch.

Evan Williams is insanely popular worldwide, and now Heaven Hill has released a newly-redesigned 1783 Small Batch, along with a bump in proof.  The name 1783 comes from the year Evan Williams first opened his distillery on the Ohio River in Louisville, when Kentucky… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch.”