Category: Other Whisk(e)y

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: Elijah Craig Straight Rye

I’ve often said that Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon is the most consistent and best value in all of bourbon.  As Rye Whiskey continues to gain in popularity, Heaven Hill has expanded beyond its Rittenhouse brand and one of my favorite Rye Whiskeys—Pikesville—to fill… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Straight Rye”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Four Gate Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Ex-Sherry Rum Casks (“The Kelvin Collaboration”)

Amid springtime in Kentucky we have a new whiskey to enjoy.  Four Gate Whiskey Company offers an 11-year old American Whiskey that went decidedly against the boring habit of other sourced brands that proof down their omnipresent MGP bourbon resulting in whiskeys that carry… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Four Gate Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Ex-Sherry Rum Casks (“The Kelvin Collaboration”)”

Last-minute gift idea for 2018: Cocktail Crate

“Brian’s Book and a Bottle” was a hit, but people ask me, “What about the cocktail crowd?  Aren’t you leaving them out in the cold during this festive time of year?  Give them something to make their lives easier too!” We here at Sipp’n… Continue Reading “Last-minute gift idea for 2018: Cocktail Crate”