Tag: Barrel Proof

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Parker’s Heritage Collection No. 15, 11-year Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey.

Heaven Hill’s highly anticipated annual fall limited release of Parker’s Heritage Collection is back and continues the recent series of heavy char barrel strength whiskey.  For 2021—the fifteenth edition—Parker’s Heritage Collection is an 11-year Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey.  I was a huge fan of… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Parker’s Heritage Collection No. 15, 11-year Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: 2021 Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition.

Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition is routinely one of the most anticipated limited edition bourbons in the September release season because Four Roses has so much flexibility with its ten recipes and variety of ages, so it’s always unique.  This year I tasted… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: 2021 Four Roses Small Batch Limited Edition.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof B521

Some of the best single barrels that I’ve had during private barrel selections have been “low” proof.  I know that high-tier hazmat scorchers get most of the attention, but sub-120 proof barrels are rare—at least for distillate that enter the barrel at the maximum… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof B521”

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.”