Tag: bourbon

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Elijah Craig 12-year Barrel Proof Batch A119

As those who have read my reviews of the various batches of Elijah Craig 12-year Barrel Proof over the years, the original 2013 white-label/red-12 Elijah Craig 12-year Barrel Proof (129.7 proof) has been my standard-bearer for all subsequent editions.  Then Batch B517 (124.2 proof)…

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Boone County Eighteen 33

Cheers for Boone County Distilling Company’s transparency in not trying to hide the source of this bourbon and cheers for the 12-year age statement.  I could do without the gimmicky “made by ghosts” and strained ties to heritage, but every brand knows that history…

Old Lexington Club – An Early Bourbon Lesson in Protecting Brand Names.

Consumers often wonder why trademark owners seem to sue competitors so often over allegedly-infringing names.  A bourbon lawsuit from 1916 helps provide the answer. The February 1, 1906 edition of The Wine and Spirits Bulletin reported that the G. & B. Gerdes Company—owners of…

Last-minute gift idea for 2018: Cocktail Crate

“Brian’s Book and a Bottle” was a hit, but people ask me, “What about the cocktail crowd?  Aren’t you leaving them out in the cold during this festive time of year?  Give them something to make their lives easier too!” We here at Sipp’n…