Elijah Craig Beer Barrel Finish Bourbon

So this Elijah Craig Beer Barrel Finish Bourbon is super cool. It all began when Heaven Hill made a batch of their Elijah Craig Bourbon. It turns out that wasn’t just any Elijah Craig, it was the Elijah Craig that was crowned Whiskey of the Year back in 2018! The folks at Heaven Hill didn’t just chop up those empty barrels and use them for kindling. Oh, no. They sent those barrels to the fine folks at Goose Island Beer Company in Chicago. I know what you are thinking. They made planters out of them to decorate their breweries and tap rooms. Well, that’s not quite correct. They made one heck of an imperial stout and aged it for a year in those barrels. Then they released it on Black Friday 2018 as Goose Island Bourbon County Stout, one of my favorite beers!

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Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Bourbon Review

Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Bourbon is the latest addition to the Elijah Craig line. The original Elijah Craig bourbon is finished in a second “custom toasted” and “flash charred” new oak barrel for an undisclosed amount of time to create this bourbon. The process is similar to that used for Woodford Doubled Oaked, although the end result is a bit different.

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Old Fitzgerald 11 Years Aged Bourbon Review

eaven Hill began releasing the Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond decanters in the Spring of 2018. This Old Fitzgerald 11 Years Aged Bourbon was the first of the series. There are Spring and Fall releases every year, although the Spring release may arrive in Summer and the Fall release may arrive in winter.

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Elijah Craig – Father of Bourbon?

Elijah Craig is purported to be the “Father of Bourbon” according to the folks at Heaven Hill Distillery. They credit him with being the first to put his whiskey into charred barrels, although the exact details are unclear. His barrels may have been burnt in a fire and used anyway, with the resultant whiskey receiving a favorable reception.

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Pikesville Rye – A Maryland Rye

Pikesville Rye is said to be a Maryland Rye made by Heaven Hill Distillery. The accepted defining characteristics of Maryland Rye now-a-days seem to be that it contains a fairly high corn content, and it’s a little more sweet and a little less spicy than ryes made with much higher percentages of rye in their mashbills.

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Elijah Craig Launches Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey in Limited Markets

BARDSTOWN, KY – Elijah Craig, a leading premium Kentucky Bourbon, today announced the launch of Elijah Craig Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey. The line extension affords experimenting whiskey fans the opportunity to challenge their palates with a new extra-aged Rye offering from the award-winning Elijah Craig family of Bourbons. Elijah Craig Rye is made as a…

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Heaven Hill Distillery Launches Historic, Bottled-in-Bond Namesake Bourbon

Heaven Hill Distillery, one of the nation’s foremost American Whiskey producers now celebrating 84 years and three generations of family ownership, today announces the launch of Heaven Hill 7-Year-Old Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This historic offering of the company’s namesake Bourbon exemplifies the craftsmanship, patience and perseverance that are hallmarks of Heaven Hill’s whiskey-making tradition.

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