Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Creation of Bourbon and Bourbon By Day's First Post

According to legend and popular belief on this day (June 14) 1789, Reverend Elijah Craig invented bourbon. This occurred after a he stored his whiskey in barrels that had been in a fire. Today, Elijah Craig is made in three forms Elijah Craig Small Batch, Elijah Craig Single Barrel and Elijah Craig Barrel Proof. It is currently produced by Heaven Hill, which makes 19 different types of American Whiskey (13 Bourbons, 1 Wheat Whiskey, 2 Corn Whiskeys, 2 Ryes, and 1 New Make).

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