3.65/5
RATING

Elijah Craig Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Barrel Proof 2017 Release

12 Years Old
2004 Vintage
63.5% ABV
$71

Batch A117 (January 2017 release) is part of a line of bourbons from Heaven Hill Distillery that are bottled straight from the barrel without chill filtering to preserve an extremely high proof. Mash bill is 75% corn, 13% rye, and 12% malted barley.

Elijah Craig Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Barrel Proof 2017 Release was tasted at Meeting No. 65 on December 14, 2017. Out of 5, we rated it very highly at 3.65. Elijah Craig Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Barrel Proof 2017 Release ranks 17th overall in Bourbon.

Rating Details

AVERAGE
RATING
3.65/5
FOUNDERS
4.00/5
MEMBERS
3.54/5
AGREEMENT
VALUE
RANK
No. 17 of 42
RANK
No. 20 of 50
RATING BASED ON
17 Reviews
BEST FOR

Tasting Notes

First Tasted at Meeting No. 65 in December 2017

Garrett  •   •  4.5

I’m biased, but this is the stuff that dreams are made of... bourbon Zeus and his pepper lightning bolt - zap!!!

Ashley  •   •  4.0

It burned my eyebrows off...but I feel good about that. The easy drinking one of the lot. Will definitely give you the warm fuzzies.

David S.  •   •  4.0

Nice balance between oak, caramel and spice.

Todd H.  •   •  4.0

Wow. Lifespan on the flavor is super extended. Looong lingering body. Cinnamon, leather, and pipe tobacco make it happen.

Laura  •   •  3.5

Salted cherry with a bitter finish. Little sourness to it, like a cough syrup.

1 other member rated this 4.5

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