Category: Bourbon Reviews

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.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Five Brothers Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Heaven Hill).

As part of the grand opening of the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience in Bardstown, Kentucky, Heaven Hill has released a new Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey to celebrate the five Shapira brothers, who admittedly “didn’t know a barrel from a box,” but nevertheless started a… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Five Brothers Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Heaven Hill).”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: W.H. McBrayer Kentucky Straight Bourbon.

This is a story that I love because it combines bourbon, history, and law.  Sound familiar? Judge William Harrison McBrayer wrote a letter to E.H. Taylor, Jr. on November 10, 1870, concerning their discussions about Taylor purchasing some of the Judge’s whiskey.  The back… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: W.H. McBrayer Kentucky Straight Bourbon.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: 2021 Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition.

Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition is routinely one of the most anticipated limited edition bourbons in the September release season because Four Roses has so much flexibility with its ten recipes and variety of ages, so it’s always unique.  This year I tasted… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: 2021 Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition.”