Tag: Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Sipp’n Corn on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® – The Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience.

Heaven Hill celebrated the grand opening of the Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience in Bardstown, Kentucky last month.  This $19 million expansion and renovation of the Bourbon Heritage Center transformed it into a state-of-the-art visitor center. Heaven Hill President Max Shapira and Kentucky Governor Andy… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® – The Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience.”

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”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Spring 2021 Bottled in Bond and Four Gate Ruby Rye Springs.

Sometimes you have to try bourbon side by side with another whiskey that is totally different.  Usually, a wheated bourbon and bourbon with rye as a secondary grain isn’t truly different enough.  In most cases, not even a bourbon versus a 51% rye whiskey… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Spring 2021 Bottled in Bond and Four Gate Ruby Rye Springs.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Pursuit United

Who comes top of mind in todays’ crowded market of merchant bottlers?  Could it be that some of my friends who run the greatest bourbon podcast around have proven their mettle as blenders too?  I’m afraid that the answer is a resounding yes. Pursuit… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Pursuit United”

2020 BRIAN’S BOOK AND A BOTTLE ™

You can still make 2020 a little brighter with the right bottle of Kentucky Straight Bourbon or Rye Whiskey paired with Bourbon Justice.  We won’t be having the same Holiday events, but this year your gifts will be all the more appreciated, and they’re probably all the… Continue Reading “2020 BRIAN’S BOOK AND A BOTTLE ™”