Discover the GREATNESS WITHIN
Elijah Craig STRAIGHT RYE
The first extra-aged Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey to join Elijah Craig’s award-winning family of Bourbons. A unique combination of spicy rye grains and sweet corn, coupled with a steadfast attention to detail, give Elijah Craig Straight Rye the perfect balance of flavor and smoothness.
AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS
PLATINUM Best of Class
San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2021, 2022
Top 10 of 2020
CELEBRATED BY EXPERTS.
ENJOYED BY ALL.
"Priced a notch below comparable peers, this rye delivers powerful flavors that feel excitingly untamed, and will impress bourbon and rye lovers alike."
“An excellent value, all-purpose rye…I can see this coming into my regular rotation immediately.”
“A solid example of the style…Destined to fill a role as a cocktail workhorse in higher-class establishments.”
“Rock-solid heft and flavor that doesn’t quit.”
“Very nicely balanced and approachable. This is a solid addition to the category, and at a very reasonable price.”
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THE RYE MASHBILL
While the distillation process for Straight Rye is
similar to our Small Batch Bourbon, the difference
lies in the mashbill. It’s 51% rye grain instead
of corn: the legal requirement for this style
of American Whiskey.
TASTING NOTES STRAIGHT RYE
“On the palate, it’s like butter,
drenching down the jawline
the tongue with a cadre of spice, from
cinnamon to black pepper.”
Dark chocolate with spices
and a hint of smoke
Rich baking spices and honey backed up
with smooth oak influence
Long and lingering
Recommended Ways to Enjoy
A spirit-forward cocktail for those who
appreciate the classics. To mix the perfect
Manhattan, reach for Elijah Craig Straight Rye.
Our barrels may look the same on the
outside; but it’s what’s inside that sets them apart.
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