Tag: bourbon

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batches A120 and B520.

The first Elijah Craig 12-year Barrel Proof of 2020 was released in January and received immediate praise.  My first tastes of it couldn’t quite get past the heat, and then with the distraction of recent world events, I never made it back for my…

Whiskey From Home!

Whiskey From Home—a free worldwide virtual event with seminars, tastings, food pairings, and cocktails—is this coming Saturday, May 2, starting at 12 noon eastern. Join us for 5 ½ hours of livestreamed whiskey-soaked entertainment on all of your favorite platforms! I’ll be presenting on…

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate X3—Batch 2 (Outer Loop Orbit); Batch 3 (Foundation); Batch 4 (Split Stave™ by Kelvin).

Four Gate knocked it out of the park on their first release so I was excited to receive samples of the next three batches, all crafted differently to showcase barrel finishing versus the good ‘ole “foundation” of bourbon. Batch 2 uses a unique barrel…

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…

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. …