Tag: Elijah Craig

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

528 W. Main St., Louisville, KY 40202 evanwilliamsbourbonexperience.com, 502-584-2114 PRODUCTS: Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, Henry McKenna, Larceny, Bernheim Original Wheat Whiskey, Parker’s Heritage Collection, William Heavenhill If you’re not thirsty before you arrive at the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, you will…

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Elijah Craig 23-Year-Old Single Barrel

23 years old, 90 proof $199.99/750ml The story: This limited-edition, rye-based bourbon follows Heaven Hill’s 2012 release of Elijah Craig 20-Year-Old and 2013 release of EC 21-Year-Old, both of which quickly sold out. The barrels were selected from the middle…

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Elijah Craig Barrel Proof

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof 134.2 proof; 12 years old $39.99/750ml This limited-edition, non-chill-filtered bourbon was released by Heaven Hill in late March and capitalizes on the recent trend toward higher-proof offerings. Aroma: Lots of vanilla, caramel and oak; sweet, but with a…

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An instant Classic

This past weekend saw the debut of an event aimed at bourbon connoisseurs: the Bourbon Classic. Held at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in downtown Louisville, the Classic brought together a great blend of master distillers, top-notch chefs and…

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Kentucky love

Several Kentucky establishments are highlighted in the August issue of Wine Enthusiast Magazine, on newsstands now.  Proof on Main in the 21C Museum Hotel at 702 W. Main St. is among the editors’ picks for the 100 Best Wine Restaurants in the…

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New: Elijah Craig 20-year-old

Perhaps I should say “old” rather than new: Heaven Hill Distilleries today announced a limited-edition release of Elijah Craig 20-Year-Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. About 1,300 bottles will start appearing on shelves in 36 states later this month and in…

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A Late Night with David Chang

David Chang, owner and chef of Momofuku restaurants (the name means “Lucky Peach”), recently gave a slightly inebriated bourbon tutorial on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” He noted that bourbon production is governed by several rules and regulations. “It has to be in new…

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Bourbon Woman: Jean Neighbors

Meet Jean Neighbors, bartender at Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar in the Galt House: Whether you are a bourbon aficionado or a complete novice, Jean will steer you right. For one thing, she has a lot of bourbon behind her. Jockey…

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