June 6, 2017

Hand-Picked Elijah Craig Barrel

The first of a few very special hand-picked barrels is available today.  We tasted a range of Heaven Hill barrels from 8-12 years, but this 9-year was the unanimous favorite. Chocolate, oak, molasses and spice make this an awesome everyday drinker.  And for $36 you can drink it every day.  Thanks to the gang at Heaven Hill for hooking up this great barrel.  We'll be dropping our podcast with the legendary bottled in bond professor, bluegrass musician, and brand ambassador Bernie Lubbers from Heaven Hill shortly.  In the meantime we recommend picking up "one for the glass and one for the shelf" since these are going quick!


  1. Any chance of you asking Bernie about him pretending that moving the Elijah Craig age statement to the back label wasn't a precursor to getting rid of it entirely? I seem to recall some pretty strident comments of his about how that wasn't going to happen, and then about 6 or months later, the age statement was gone entirely.