Tag: Review

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Batches A121 of Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof and Larceny Barrel Proof.

We all have high hopes for 2021, and if one thing is for certain, Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof can be counted on year in and year out.  The first edition of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof for 2021 is lower proof than all three… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Heaven Hill Batches A121 of Elijah Craig 12-Year Barrel Proof and Larceny Barrel Proof.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Pursuit United

Who comes top of mind in todays’ crowded market of merchant bottlers?  Could it be that some of my friends who run the greatest bourbon podcast around have proven their mettle as blenders too?  I’m afraid that the answer is a resounding yes. Pursuit… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Pursuit United”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 7—River Kelvin Rye.

Four Gate is back with another extremely limited batch of only 1,484 bottles.  And for the first time, it’s a Straight Rye Whiskey.  It’s not a Kentucky Rye—or “barely Rye”—it’s a 95% rye grain Indiana Straight Rye, meaning we can all pretty much guess… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Four Gate Batch 7—River Kelvin Rye.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B520.

I was so happy to see that Heaven Hill decided to release a barrel proof version of its popular Larceny wheated bourbon, and I enjoyed its first release, Batch A120.  I received a sample of Batch B520 last month and right off the bat… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Larceny Barrel Proof Batch B520.”

Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Straight Rye

I’ve often said that Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon is the most consistent and best value in all of bourbon.  As Rye Whiskey continues to gain in popularity, Heaven Hill has expanded beyond its Rittenhouse brand and one of my favorite Rye Whiskeys—Pikesville—to fill… Continue Reading “Sipp’n Corn Tasting Notes: Elijah Craig Straight Rye”