Bourbon, Straight Rye and Tennessee Whiskey are the prominent styles from America, with rye grains featuring heavily in Canadian whiskey as well. Bourbon is America's most famous spirit, made from a mash bill of grains comprised of mostly corn (maize), rye, wheat and other grains.

The use of fresh, 'virgin' American Oak barrels is one of the key contributors to the overall flavour of Kentucky Bourbons, bold with spice, vanilla and a strong woody influence.

America has seen a considerable growth of craft and small-scale producers, many of which are eschewing the traditional styles, offering a more diverse range of grains, casks and types of whiskey being produced.

American Whiskey — Elijah Craig

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Elijah Craig 'Small Batch' 47%

Elijah Craig 'Small Batch' 47%

Region: Kentucky

Strength: 47%

Volume: 750ml

$84.50

The Reverend Elijah Craig etched his name into the history books of American whiskey as a pioneer of cask maturation - he was among the first to age his white dog spirit in charred oak barrels, a process now at the heart of bourbon making. The aroma is complex and sweet, with sour citrus fruit, vanilla bean and plenty of caramel, moving to a ric...


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