Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 2017 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 2017

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof  Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 2017

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This is lot B519.  We were super excited to receive this batch of Elijah Craig.  A great addition to anyone with a serious Whiskey Collection. 

122.2 Proof 61.1 % Alcohol 

Notes from Whiskey Advocate:

As bourbon matures in new charred oak barrels over time, it approaches a perilous point when the oak dominates the flavor. To sip Elijah Craig at 12 years of age—at full barrel proof, without dilution or filtering—is to taste bourbon at its apex, so dangerously close to going over the crest of the hill, yet delivering a massive mouthful of incredibly robust flavors that drape leathery oak over a gooey caramel core, sprinkled with baking spice, while candied nuts and tobacco leaf notes appear on a drying finish dusted with cocoa.

The history of Elijah Craig is the history of Bourbon. Reverend Elijah Craig was a Baptist preacher and active character in 1800s Kentucky. He was an educator, road builder, land speculator, and built the first paper and wool mills in Georgetown, KY. But it was his gift as a distiller and entrepreneur that establishes his place in history as The Father of Bourbon. 

Category Bourbon
Region United States, Kentucky
Brand Elijah Craig

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Sparkling

Kosher

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No Sulfites Added

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