Tag: Merchant Bottler

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

One of this past fall’s newest bourbons was 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.  15 Stars is a merchant bottler with the good fortune of being able to source from Kentucky—which of course is getting easier, but not yet for the age obtained by… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes – 15 Stars Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.”

One hundred years ago, secret sourcing was considered fraud.

The recent proliferation of new bourbon brands has included many brands distilled and aged by existing distilleries but sold under new, often “historic,” names.  Of course, a new brand seeking to capitalize on the bourgeoning bourbon market wouldn’t have time to create a recipe… Continue Reading “One hundred years ago, secret sourcing was considered fraud.”