Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - Ripe bouquet with dried apricot, honeysuckle, fresh fig and cured meats aromas. Baking spices dominate the palate with honey roasted pecans and citrus pith leading into a lengthy, semisweet finish with nutty undertones. Very smooth. (Apr 2014)
Elijah Craig 12-Year-Old is a true Small Batch premium Bourbon, and had that distinction before the term was coined some 25 years ago.
Bottled exclusively from a dumping of 70 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.