Tag: Kentucky

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”

Log Still Distillery Opens for Business

Kentucky’s newest distillery is owned by descendants of one of the oldest distilling families.  J.W. “Wally” Dant III, along with his cousins Lynne Dant and Charles Dant, have now opened Log Still Distillery in Gethsemane, Kentucky.  While the grounds are still under construction, the… Continue Reading “Log Still Distillery Opens for Business”

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Releases new field guide

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association Passport program for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® just got a MAJOR upgrade. A new Field Guide is packed full of valuable information about Kentucky’s treasured bourbon distilleries, travel distances from convenient home bases, and it will take you on a… Continue Reading “The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Releases new field guide”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Col. E. H. Taylor Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

Some might argue that Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr., is more relevant to bourbon today than he was in the 1800’s.  Buffalo Trace now sits on the property where Colonel Taylor’s O.F.C. once stood, and the new distillery has seemingly spared no expense in… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Col. E. H. Taylor Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey”

Nose Your Bourbon – Enhancing the Bourbon Experience.

One of the great aspects of so many people getting into bourbon is the creativity that it fosters.  It started with barrel and bottle artwork, accessories, and furniture, but those have their limits.  Now it’s moving into a phase of true appreciation of the… Continue Reading “Nose Your Bourbon – Enhancing the Bourbon Experience.”