Elijah Craig Barrel Proof A117


Price: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Heaven Hill

Region: Kentucky

63.5% ABV

Aged For: 12 years

Mashbill: 78% corn, 12% barley, 10% rye

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #3

Chill Filtered: No



Color: Dark copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Caramel, oak, vanilla, spice, chocolate, and corn notes

Feel: Warm and dry, medium body

Taste: Pepper, cinnamon, heavy oak, coffee, and lighter than other batches I’ve tried

Finish: Warm, lasting, vanilla corn sweetness, and salty caramel.

Thoughts: Noticeably lighter and less full than other ECBPs I’ve tried, so I wouldn’t seek this batch out, that said it’s still a tasty bourbon.

Score: 85 out of 100

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