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Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Yellowstone Limited Edition, 2020

Great things continue to happen in Lebanon, Kentucky at Limestone Branch Distillery.  It seems like forever ago when I first met Steve Beam, they had about 50 barrels of aging bourbon, and the gift shop sold a dozen flavors of sweet “moonshine.”  In recent… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Yellowstone Limited Edition, 2020”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel

I’m a big fan of the classic, affordable, readily-available, always-solid Elijah Craig Small Batch.  Now, in addition to other recent brand extensions, in September Heaven Hill is releasing Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.  Heaven Hill collaborated with Independent Stave Company to… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel”

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The Ice Sphere Cometh.

Many whiskey enthusiasts are ice enthusiasts, too.  They’re are on a quest for the perfect clear ice sphere whether it’s because of slower melting (due to shape and density) or just because they look fantastic.  But grandiose plans aren’t fulfilled because clumsy DIY ways… Continue Reading “The Ice Sphere Cometh.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 6—The Kelvin Collaboration II.

Four Gate is back at it, leading the way with the most creative barrel finishes of any brand.  For Batch 6, Four Gate used 12-year old high-rye (18% rye grain) Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and finished some of it in Cognac barrels and some… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 6—The Kelvin Collaboration II.”