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Elijah Craig
Whisky: Elijah Craig 1989
Age: 23 years
Type: Bourbon
   
Distilled: 22-11-1989
Cask Type: Charred oak barrel
Cask #: 43
Strength: 45%
   
Distillery: Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.
Country: U.S.A.
   
 
Date: 29-09-2018
Nose: Fresh, a hint of anise, mild caramel, some wood, light salmiac powder candy.
Flavour: Candy sweetness, tobacco, vanilla, grain, red fruit, laurel, toffee, a hint of charcoal, mild spices in the finish.
Body: Beautifully round, smooth viscous, gently dry, calm dynamic finish.
Comments: An absolutely delicious bourbon. I won't need anything else to make it through a sunny summer day.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- (8.5)