Tag: bourbon

The Samuels House—Spend a Night at the (Bourbon) Museum.

A trip to Kentucky to visit Maker’s Mark and other distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® just got even more enticing with your chance to live inside Kentucky bourbon history dating back to 1820. When it comes to heritage and longevity, the Samuels family… Continue Reading “The Samuels House—Spend a Night at the (Bourbon) Museum.”

Sipp’n Corn Poll—Which Bourbon “Facts” Do You Doubt?

For all of the absolute facts that exist with bourbon, there has always been a surprising amount of debate over everything from grand concepts (like President Taft ruling on what is whiskey) to pure minutia (like whether whiskey should be spelled with, or without,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Poll—Which Bourbon “Facts” Do You Doubt?”

Sipp’n Corn on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® – The Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience.

Heaven Hill celebrated the grand opening of the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience in Bardstown, Kentucky last month.  This $19 million expansion and renovation of the Bourbon Heritage Center transformed it into a state-of-the-art visitor center. Heaven Hill President Max Shapira and Kentucky Governor Andy… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® – The Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience.”

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”

Log Still Distillery Opens for Business

Kentucky’s newest distillery is owned by descendants of one of the oldest distilling families.  J.W. “Wally” Dant III, along with his cousins Lynne Dant and Charles Dant, have now opened Log Still Distillery in Gethsemane, Kentucky.  While the grounds are still under construction, the… Continue Reading “Log Still Distillery Opens for Business”