Elijah Craig Bourbon

The Bourbon’s: Heaven Hill Bourbon, Evan Williams Bourbon & Elijac Craig Bourbon 

Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. was originally established as a Bourbon distiller in 1934. Today, the world’s second largest holding of aging Kentucky Bourbon sleeps peacefully in the 51 open rickhouses, situated throughout Kentucky in the heart of Bourbon Country.
By law, Bourbon must be made up of at least 51% corn and aged in new charred white oak barrels, standards that were pioneered by early Bourbon makers such as Evan Williams and Rev. Elijah Craig. Today the brands are named after these early Kentucky
whiskey­producers, exceed these standards and offer unique attributes of age, proof and heritage in an astonishing range of traditional, small batch, single barrel, rye­based and wheated whiskeys. All are produced under the watchful eye of the father and son master
distillers Parker and Craig Beam, the sixth and seventh generation of a famed Bourbon-making family.

Elijah Craig Bourbon

Elijah Craig 12-Year-Old is a true Small Batch premium Bourbon, and had that distinction before the term even existed.

Bottled exclusively from a dumping of 100 barrels or less, the brand carries the name of the Rev. Elijah Craig, the man who discovered the method of making true Kentucky Bourbon when he stored his wares in barrels that had been charred in a fire.

"Nose: About as complete a Bourbon aroma as you are likely to find...Near miraculous: one of the most beautiful noses found anywhere in the world today. Taste: A bourbon to keep in the mouth forever...Comments: Perhaps one of my favorite five or six bourbons and ... perhaps at its best just before bed. Brilliant."