Whisky

Elijah Craig Small Batch

An exceptionally extensive and complex Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
0,7 liter - 47% ABV
currently not available
Article: Elijah Craig Small Batch
Country: USA
Region: Bardstown
Whisk(e)y type: Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Distillery: Heaven Hill Distilleries
Barrel: Matured for 8 to 12 years in new barrels of American white oak.
Alcohol: 47%
Colour: Marvellous golden brown colour.
Flavour: Fine smell of hay and leather, but also oranges and vanilla.
Taste: On the tongue one feels his velvety, fruity body, with a breath of caramel, dates and oak.
Finish: Long and warm aftertaste.
Special: A maximum of 100 barrels are bottled annually from this Small Batch Bourbon.

Three kinds of corn are used for the production: Maize, rye and barley, in which the maize amount lies with more than 70% considerably above the legally specified minimum share of 51%. For distilling particularly pure and soft spring water is used from the thick limestone layers by which Kentucky is run through. After the distillation Elijah Craig matures in new barrels of American oak which are carbonized from inside. There is no artificial temperature and atmospheric humidity control.

Further details
Country of origin: USA
Company: Heaven Hill Distilleries
Address: P.O. Box 729 Bardstown, KY 40004
Distributor: Borco-Marken-Import
Address: Winsbergring 12-22, D-22525 Hamburg