Tag: Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Traveling Spirits – Because Bourbon is Best When Shared with Friends and Family.

I tend to bring bourbon with me to poker night, when stopping by a friend’s house, Friday night driveway drinking during covid, and on trips up to Michigan.  Let’s just say that it’s sort of my thing.  But it’s always a tough decision to… Continue Reading “Traveling Spirits – Because Bourbon is Best When Shared with Friends and Family.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Spring 2020 (and Fall 2020 teaser)

Some days the mail is just better than others.  One thing that is guaranteed to brighten my day is a chance to taste one of the most recognizable Bottled-in-Bond bourbons—Old Fitzgerald—which happens to be one of my favorite expressions.  Heaven Hill is really firing… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond Decanter, Spring 2020 (and Fall 2020 teaser)”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel

I’m a big fan of the classic, affordable, readily-available, always-solid Elijah Craig Small Batch.  Now, in addition to other recent brand extensions, in September Heaven Hill is releasing Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.  Heaven Hill collaborated with Independent Stave Company to… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 6—The Kelvin Collaboration II.

Four Gate is back at it, leading the way with the most creative barrel finishes of any brand.  For Batch 6, Four Gate used 12-year old high-rye (18% rye grain) Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and finished some of it in Cognac barrels and some… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 6—The Kelvin Collaboration II.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B520.

I was so happy to see that Heaven Hill decided to release a barrel proof version of its popular Larceny wheated bourbon, and I enjoyed its first release, Batch A120.  I received a sample of Batch B520 last month and right off the bat… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B520.”