Tag: Kentucky Bourbon

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof B521

Some of the best single barrels that I’ve had during private barrel selections have been “low” proof.  I know that high-tier hazmat scorchers get most of the attention, but sub-120 proof barrels are rare—at least for distillate that enter the barrel at the maximum… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof B521”

The Ice Sphere Cometh.

Many whiskey enthusiasts are ice enthusiasts, too.  They’re are on a quest for the perfect clear ice sphere whether it’s because of slower melting (due to shape and density) or just because they look fantastic.  But grandiose plans aren’t fulfilled because clumsy DIY ways… Continue Reading “The Ice Sphere Cometh.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate X3—Batch 2 (Outer Loop Orbit); Batch 3 (Foundation); Batch 4 (Split Stave™ by Kelvin).

Four Gate knocked it out of the park on their first release so I was excited to receive samples of the next three batches, all crafted differently to showcase barrel finishing versus the good ‘ole “foundation” of bourbon. Batch 2 uses a unique barrel… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate X3—Batch 2 (Outer Loop Orbit); Batch 3 (Foundation); Batch 4 (Split Stave™ by Kelvin).”

2019 BRIAN’S BOOK AND A BOTTLE ™

With the holidays upon us, avoid the awkwardness of lame host gifts and never knowing what to get for bosses, co-workers, and other hard-to-shop-for friends and family.  Brian’s Book and a Bottle™ has the right suggestion for everyone on your list: For your business… Continue Reading “2019 BRIAN’S BOOK AND A BOTTLE ™”