Elijah Craig Barrel Proof B517

ECBP B517

Paid: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Heaven Hill

Region: Kentucky

62.1% ABV

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

Aged For: 12 years

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #3

Chill Filtered: No

 


 

Color: Reddish brown

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Alcohol, chocolate, caramel, coffee, oak, brown sugar, and molasses

Mouthfeel: Thick, slightly dry

Palate/Taste: Vanilla, maple, heavy wood and butterscotch, hints of tobacco

Finish: Pepper and spices with oak, hints of toffee and espresso

Thoughts: ECBP continues to be the best bang for my buck in bourbon when I can find it.

Score: 89 out of 100

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