Elijah Craig 18 Single Barrel

Elijah Craig 18 Single Barrel

Paid: $120 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Heaven Hill

Region: Kentucky

45% ABV

Mashbill: 75% corn, 13% rye, 12% barley

Aged For: 18 years

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #3

Chill Filtered: Yes

 


 

Color: Auburn Orange

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Spicy, cinnamon, thick oak, chocolate, leather, tobacco, rye, and brown sugar

Mouthfeel: Dry with heavy tannins

Palate/Taste: Thick oak and chocolate, walnut, coffee, and cigar tobacco

Finish: Medium warmth and length, oak, caramel, and barrel char.

Thoughts: I love oak bombs, so I enjoy this one quite a bit.

Score: 85 out of 100

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