Tag: E.H. Taylor

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Col. E. H. Taylor Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

Some might argue that Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr., is more relevant to bourbon today than he was in the 1800’s.  Buffalo Trace now sits on the property where Colonel Taylor’s O.F.C. once stood, and the new distillery has seemingly spared no expense in… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Col. E. H. Taylor Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey”

Life and Passion Return to the Old Taylor Distillery.

I’ve heard stories and seen pictures from people who have snuck onto the Old Taylor grounds near Millville, Kentucky, on Glenn’s Creek between Versailles and Frankfort, but I had never been there myself before this past weekend.  Apparently I was waiting for the right… Continue Reading “Life and Passion Return to the Old Taylor Distillery.”

Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. – Running from Creditors in the Summer of ‘77.

Many of the bourbon barons of the late 1800’s rode a roller coaster of success and failures.  Despite his strong business acumen and wild success, Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr., literally fled the Commonwealth in May 1877 to avoid creditors before George T. Stagg… Continue Reading “Col. E. H. Taylor, Jr. – Running from Creditors in the Summer of ‘77.”

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Old Grand-Dad vs. Henry McKenna Single Barrel vs. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch – the “Bottled in Bond Challenge”

My post earlier this month gave details about the origin and passage of the Bottled-In-Bond Act of 1897, why it was needed, and what’s left of it today (“Bottled in Bond” — Bourbon Propels Early Consumer Protection Law).  Now it’s time to put the… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Old Grand-Dad vs. Henry McKenna Single Barrel vs. E. H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch – the “Bottled in Bond Challenge””

Kentucky Wasn’t Big Enough for Two Colonel Taylors.

I mentioned earlier that Col. Edmund Haynes (“E. H.”) Taylor, Jr. was one of the most litigious distillers of his era (see http://sippncorn.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-origin-of-col-e-h-taylor-jrs.html).  In addition to his lawsuits, E. H. Taylor was also instrumental in passing the Bottled-In-Bond Act of 1897, meant primarily to… Continue Reading “Kentucky Wasn’t Big Enough for Two Colonel Taylors.”