Tag: bourbon

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Law Update – Jack Daniel’s v. “Bad Spaniels” Dog Toy.

Ever since Old Crow and Old Taylor aggressively protected their trademarks in the 1800’s, setting the stage for current-day trademark law, whiskey has kept trademark attorneys busy. Brown-Forman’s Jack Daniel’s brand and VIP Products’ “Bad Spaniels” dog toy now have the opportunity to establish… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Law Update – Jack Daniel’s v. “Bad Spaniels” Dog Toy.”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Law Update – Sazerac Hits Republic National with Friday the 13th Lawsuit.

News broke on January 3 that Sazerac was terminating its distribution relationship with Republic National Distributing Company and moving to numerous smaller distributors in about 30 states.  This was such a massive change in the industry that a few days later, we covered it… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Law Update – Sazerac Hits Republic National with Friday the 13th Lawsuit.”

Sipp’n Corn Review – Nose Your Bourbon Part II; A New Mini Sample Kit

Need a gift? I do enough guided tastings to know that sometimes you need a nudge—a reminder of an aroma memory—to help articulate what you’re experiencing during a bourbon tasting.  I just helped a friend with a Bottled-in-Bond tasting of Heaven Hill 6-year (the… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Review – Nose Your Bourbon Part II; A New Mini Sample Kit”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Fall 2022 Decanter.

The spring edition of Old Fitzgerald was a surprising 17 years old.  People went nuts.  Then Heaven Hill followed it up with a 19-year old release and enthusiasts clamored for it like no Old Fitzgerald before.  For the smart few who open their bottle,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Fall 2022 Decanter.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

One of this past fall’s newest bourbons was 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.  15 Stars is a merchant bottler with the good fortune of being able to source from Kentucky—which of course is getting easier, but not yet for the age obtained by… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.”