2019 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon (United States), 67.6% abv, $59.99

92
Excellent,
Highly Recommended

Tasting Note:

This tour-de-force of bourbon shows a classical bouquet of baked corn, candied pecans, and toasted cinnamon. The palate manages to hold its bombastic weight in check by matching the whiskey’s rye spice with the barrel’s indulgent vanilla.

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Cocktail Recommendation:

Old Fashioned: 5 Stars, Drop Dead Delicious
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