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Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Bottled in Bond 7-year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Until just over a year ago, Heaven Hill had the hands-down best price performer in all of Bourbon—a six-year age stated Bottled in Bond for only $11.99.  In previous posts I had called it the standard-bearer for all of the new “craft” whiskies; if… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Bottled in Bond 7-year Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Yellowstone 2019 Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Every year I look forward to what Steve and Paul Beam put together for their Yellowstone Limited Edition.  I think that others must be catching on, because I used to be able to buy it, and now all I have is this sample bottle. … Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Yellowstone 2019 Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Trifecta of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batch C919; Larceny Barrel Proof Batch A120; and Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond 15-year.

Here’s the last batch of 2019 for one of my favorite bourbons—Elijah Craig 12-year Barrel Proof.  And the first batch ever for what is bound to be another of my favorite bourbons—Larceny Barrel Proof.  Plus, the oldest Old Fitzgerald in the decanter series, the… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Trifecta of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batch C919; Larceny Barrel Proof Batch A120; and Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond 15-year.”

Sipp’n Corn Photo Journal: T.W. Samuels Distillery

There’s something about Deatsville.  Some of my favorite Heaven Hill single barrels have matured in Deatsville; it’s home of the historic, long-ago-shuttered T.W. Samuels Distillery; it has great bourbon lawsuit stories like the battle between Samuels and the railroad (check it out here: Bourbon… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Photo Journal: T.W. Samuels Distillery”

Sipp’n Corn Book Review – The American Whiskey Tasting Notebook by Susan Reigler and Mike Veach.

I previously reviewed The Bourbon Tasting Notebook by Susan Reigler and Mike Veach, which gave us honest reviews of nearly 350 bourbons.  Now, following on the success of those tasting notes, Reigler and Veach have joined forces again for The American Whiskey Tasting Notebook,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Book Review – The American Whiskey Tasting Notebook by Susan Reigler and Mike Veach.”