Tag: Heaven Hill

The Kentucky Bourbon Benefit Raises $3.5 Million for Tornado Relief.

The massive tornado that ripped through Western Kentucky overnight on December 10, 2021 caused tremendous losses.  But, as Kentuckians have shown throughout history, we’re resilient, and as distillers and bourbon fans have also shown, we answer the call.  In fact, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association… Continue Reading “The Kentucky Bourbon Benefit Raises $3.5 Million for Tornado Relief.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Parker’s Heritage Collection No. 15, 11-year Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey.

Heaven Hill’s highly anticipated annual fall limited release of Parker’s Heritage Collection is back and continues the recent series of heavy char barrel strength whiskey.  For 2021—the fifteenth edition—Parker’s Heritage Collection is an 11-year Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey.  I was a huge fan of… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Parker’s Heritage Collection No. 15, 11-year Heavy Char Wheat Whiskey.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch.

Evan Williams is insanely popular worldwide, and now Heaven Hill has released a newly-redesigned 1783 Small Batch, along with a bump in proof.  The name 1783 comes from the year Evan Williams first opened his distillery on the Ohio River in Louisville, when Kentucky… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Five Brothers Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Heaven Hill).

As part of the grand opening of the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience in Bardstown, Kentucky, Heaven Hill has released a new Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey to celebrate the five Shapira brothers, who admittedly “didn’t know a barrel from a box,” but nevertheless started a… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Five Brothers Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey (Heaven Hill).”

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?”