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Elijah Craig Bourbon Goes Non Age Statement

elijah-craig-ebf9d17428626d687574adbf30a4e94bd598b060Yup, this is going to tick some bourbon loving people off a lot.

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old bourbon is no more. There – it has been said. It has been replaced by a non-age statement edition known just as Elijah Craig Small Batch that is bottled in “small batches using Bourbon that has been aged between 8 to 12 years.”

Why, might you ask, is owner Heaven Hill Brands monkeying with this? Here is their complete statement as written by Josh Hafer, their communications manager last week:

The surge in popularity of Bourbon both domestically and internationally has led many…