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Elijah Craig Bourbon

About Elijah Craig Bourbon

Founder: Parker Beam and Max Shapira
Year Founded: 1986
Distillery Location: Bardstown, Kentucky
Master Distiller / Blender: Parker Beam and Craig Beam

Elijah Craig Bourbon Essential Facts

  • Heaven Hill claims that Elijah Craig was the first small-batch bourbon ever created.
  • The brand is named for Reverend Elijah Craig who is said to have stumbled upon the idea of aging bourbon in charred oak when he stored his alcohol in fire-damaged barrels.

How You Should Drink Elijah Craig Bourbon

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water
  • With club soda
  • With ginger ale