Category: Rye Reviews

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…

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…

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…

Sipp’n Corn Review – Minor Case Sherry Cask Finished Straight Rye

While Limestone Branch continues to distill and age its own whiskies (and while it expands), its partnership with Luxco has given Steve and Paul Beam access to additional sourced whiskey – this time Straight Rye Whiskey from Indiana.  Just as Limestone Branch was transparent…

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

Over the past few years, American Straight Rye Whiskey has begun to experience a renaissance much like the early years of the Bourbon craze.  And like the Bourbon market, distillers and other producers are clamoring to repackage earlier, lower-shelf brands as premium, super-premium, and…