Tag: Kentucky

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.”

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: 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: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batches A120 and B520.

The first Elijah Craig 12-year Barrel Proof of 2020 was released in January and received immediate praise.  My first tastes of it couldn’t quite get past the heat, and then with the distraction of recent world events, I never made it back for my… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Batches A120 and B520.”