Elijah Craig Releases Limited Edition Beer Barrel Finish in Partnership with Goose Island Beer Company

— September 9, 2020

Limited edition Heaven Hill Visitor Experiences Curbside Offering, Live Virtual Tasting Experience with Heaven Hill Distillery and Goose Island

Elijah Craig Bourbon announced today the limited release of Elijah Craig Beer Barrel Finish in partnership with Goose Island Beer Company. Offered as a curbside release at Heaven Hill Distillery’s Kentucky visitor experiences, this distinctive Bourbon aged in barrels that stored both Bourbon and beer also includes a live virtual tasting experience with experts from Heaven Hill Distillery and Goose Island. Bottled in the traditional Elijah Craig 200ml packaging, the 94 proof Bourbon with virtual tasting experience retails for $39.99.

Only three barrels were used to finish this Bourbon, originally beginning their life as a new, level three charred oak aging Heaven Hill’s traditional Bourbon mashbill. The freshly emptied barrels then travelled to Chicago to eventually age the award-winning Goose Island Bourbon County Stout released on Black Friday 2018. The barrels then travelled back to Kentucky for a third life finishing fully matured Elijah Craig Small Batch for 10 months.

The resulting flavor incorporates the nuances from years of storing both Bourbon and beer with notes of rich chocolate interwoven. On Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., join Conor O’Driscoll, Heaven Hill Distillery Master Distiller; Keith Gabbett, Goose Island Brewmaster; Mike Siegel, Goose Island Research & Development Brewing Manager; and Mike Smith, Goose Island Senior Brand Manager as they detail the story behind the barrels of this unique product.

Elijah Craig Beer Barrel Finish

Limited Availability

Price per Experience: $39.99

RESERVATIONS: Secure a bottle, virtual tasting experience set, and reserve a Curbside Pickup time slot for Monday, Sept. 14 at reservations.heavenhill.com. A confirmation email including directions for how to join the Virtual Tasting will be provided once a spot has been confirmed. While supplies last. Must be 21 years or older to participate. Must show proper ID upon arrival.


Lauren Cherry
Heaven Hill Distillery

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