Category: Rye Reviews

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 7—River Kelvin Rye.

Four Gate is back with another extremely limited batch of only 1,484 bottles.  And for the first time, it’s a Straight Rye Whiskey.  It’s not a Kentucky Rye—or “barely Rye”—it’s a 95% rye grain Indiana Straight Rye, meaning we can all pretty much guess… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 7—River Kelvin Rye.”

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: Heaven Hill Parker’s Heritage Collection 13th Edition—It’s Finally a Rye!

Reviews posted on consecutive days?  It must be National Bourbon Heritage Month!  This makes the timing right for the perennial highly-anticipated limited edition Parker’s Heritage Collection from Heaven Hill, which for the first time ever is a Rye Whiskey. Heaven Hill continues to honor… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Parker’s Heritage Collection 13th Edition—It’s Finally a Rye!”

Sipp’n Corn Review – Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Battle Royal Revisited

When I put together my Rye Battle Royal at the end of 2016, I had stocked away four extra complete sets of samples.  I assumed—but wanted to check—that my palate and preferences might shift and I also wanted to get a few more local… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Battle Royal Revisited”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Peerless Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

As most whiskey fans already know, the father and son team of Corky and Carson Taylor revived the Peerless brand that their ancestor, Henry Kraver, started in 1889 in Henderson, Kentucky.  I hadn’t been able to visit Peerless—now located just west of Louisville’s downtown… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Peerless Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey”