Elijah Craig Barrel Proof 133.4 Batch B-518
Whisky Advocate’s 2017 Whisky of the Year
Visual: Golden brown.
Nose: Rich malt entwined with heavy oak/char. Intense and evocative of a rickhouse.
Taste: With some water to soften the blow of the barrel proof, the flavors open into a melange of sweet wood, sea salt caramel, roasted ears of corn and young saddle leather. A lovely taste of a late autumn day in Louisville, KY.
Finish: Medium-long, with a warm sweet elegance that relaxes the palate and eases the soul.
Overall: Another sure-fire winner from the Elijah Craig Barrel Proof project. Gotta collect them all now!