Category: Review

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Pursuit United Blended Straight Rye Whiskeys

I was a big fan of the Pursuit United Bourbon blend, which redefined the bad connotations of the word “blended.”  Now Kenny and Ryan at Pursuit Spirits have released their first Rye Whiskey, sourcing barrels from arguably the best historic state for Rye—Maryland—and Kentucky,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Pursuit United Blended Straight Rye Whiskeys”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Spring 2021 Bottled in Bond and Four Gate Ruby Rye Springs.

Sometimes you have to try bourbon side by side with another whiskey that is totally different.  Usually, a wheated bourbon and bourbon with rye as a secondary grain isn’t truly different enough.  In most cases, not even a bourbon versus a 51% rye whiskey… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Spring 2021 Bottled in Bond and Four Gate Ruby Rye Springs.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Batches A121 of Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof and Larceny Barrel Proof.

We all have high hopes for 2021, and if one thing is for certain, Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof can be counted on year in and year out.  The first edition of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof for 2021 is lower proof than all three… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Batches A121 of Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof and Larceny Barrel Proof.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Pursuit United

Who comes top of mind in todays’ crowded market of merchant bottlers?  Could it be that some of my friends who run the greatest bourbon podcast around have proven their mettle as blenders too?  I’m afraid that the answer is a resounding yes. Pursuit… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Pursuit United”

Nose Your Bourbon – Enhancing the Bourbon Experience.

One of the great aspects of so many people getting into bourbon is the creativity that it fosters.  It started with barrel and bottle artwork, accessories, and furniture, but those have their limits.  Now it’s moving into a phase of true appreciation of the… Continue Reading “Nose Your Bourbon – Enhancing the Bourbon Experience.”