Category: Other Whisk(e)y

Sipp’n Corn Review – Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky

“Coffey” isn’t a misspelling and this Japanese Whisky has nothing to do with “coffee.”  “Coffey,” refers to the type of column still used by Nikka at its Miyagikyo Distillery which was imported from Scotland in 1963 and, according to Nikka, it “produces a complex… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky”

Sipp’n Corn Review – Copper & Kings Butchertown Reserve Casks Brandy (a/k/a “The Butcher”)

* Updated Nov. 9, 2016, after I learned additional   information about the genesis of Butchertown Reserve. Butchertown Reserve is named after the neighborhood that Copper & Kings calls home, on the eastern edge of downtown Louisville:  Butchertown.  Located not too far from the… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Copper & Kings Butchertown Reserve Casks Brandy (a/k/a “The Butcher”)”

Sipp’n Corn Review – Scotch Samples Showdown

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m Bourbon-centric, after all, that’s my model, so I embrace it.  However, through my blog I’ve been able to meet and talk with people who appreciate all kinds of whiskey and whisky.  Many of us (me included)… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Scotch Samples Showdown”

Sipp’n Corn Review – Glenfiddich 14 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky Bourbon Barrel Reserve

New charred oak barrels in Scotland?  Maybe this is a sign that Bourbon is gaining even more worldwide traction.  Maybe this is partial recognition that charred oak barrels hold the secret to whiskey – and even whisky.  Or maybe this is just experimentation by… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Glenfiddich 14 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky Bourbon Barrel Reserve”

Sipp’n Corn Review – Alberta Premium Dark Horse (“Dark Batch” in U.S.)

Thanks to some friends north of the border, I was able to get a bottle of two Canadian Whiskies, one of which is only available in Canada (Canadian Club Chairman’s Select 100% Rye Whisky), and Alberta Premium Dark Horse Canadian Whisky, which was released… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Alberta Premium Dark Horse (“Dark Batch” in U.S.)”