Tag: Kentucky

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Battle of Heaven Hill 17-year Bourbon: Heaven Hill Heritage Collection and Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond.

With 1.9 million barrels of American Whiskey aging in six rickhouse sites, you have to figure that Heaven Hill had room for some more limited editions, and sure enough, Heaven Hill recently announced a new annual release called the “Heaven Hill Heritage Collection.”  The… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Battle of Heaven Hill 17-year Bourbon: Heaven Hill Heritage Collection and Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B521 and C921.

I continue to look forward to each of the three yearly releases of Larceny Barrel Proof.  The second release of 2021—B521—is a little higher in proof that A121, and the third release (C921) is slightly higher.  I remember that the first release of the… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B521 and C921.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof C921 and A122.

2022 is the 10-year anniversary of Heaven Hill’s Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof.  Over these years it has given us so much reason to celebrate and it helped lead the trend to barrel proof bourbon.  And I look forward three times every year for… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof C921 and A122.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Pursuit United Blended Straight Rye Whiskeys

I was a big fan of the Pursuit United Bourbon blend, which redefined the bad connotations of the word “blended.”  Now Kenny and Ryan at Pursuit Spirits have released their first Rye Whiskey, sourcing barrels from arguably the best historic state for Rye—Maryland—and Kentucky,… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – Pursuit United Blended Straight Rye Whiskeys”

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.”