Tag: bourbon

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”

Traveling Spirits – Because Bourbon is Best When Shared with Friends and Family.

I tend to bring bourbon with me to poker night, when stopping by a friend’s house, Friday night driveway drinking during covid, and on trips up to Michigan.  Let’s just say that it’s sort of my thing.  But it’s always a tough decision to… Continue Reading “Traveling Spirits – Because Bourbon is Best When Shared with Friends and Family.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Fall 2020

When I teased the Fall 2020 Old Fitzgerald release in my review of the Spring edition, I was expecting the standard profile that, in varying degrees, defines each of the releases to date.  But then it arrived and I realized that Heaven Hill is… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Fall 2020”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Spring 2020 (and Fall 2020 teaser)

Some days the mail is just better than others.  One thing that is guaranteed to brighten my day is a chance to taste one of the most recognizable Bottled-in-Bond bourbons—Old Fitzgerald—which happens to be one of my favorite expressions.  Heaven Hill is really firing… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Spring 2020 (and Fall 2020 teaser)”

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”