Tag: Kentucky

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.”

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).”

The Samuels House—Spend a Night at the (Bourbon) Museum.

A trip to Kentucky to visit Maker’s Mark and other distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® just got even more enticing with your chance to live inside Kentucky bourbon history dating back to 1820. When it comes to heritage and longevity, the Samuels family… Continue Reading “The Samuels House—Spend a Night at the (Bourbon) Museum.”