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| Elijah Craig Barrel Proof B519
INTRODUCTION Today marks the first bourbon review for Jeremy and I on ModernThirst. We typically review world whiskies. That is not to say, however, that world whiskies are our sole drams of choice. For the past few years I have been keeping track of the different whiskies I've been able to experience during the given year – and well, let's say it is a big number. Percentage-wise, since the beginning of 2017, the portion of those drams that have been American (bourbon, rye, American single malt, etc.) stands at 48% and the World Whiskies category comes in, obviously, at 52%. When I just calculated this tidbit of information, I was surprised at how close it was between the two categories. Suffice it to say, I'm an equal opportunity whisk(e)y drinker – and like things about all styles of the water of life. On my shelf, right now, there are six different bottlings of Elijah Craig Barrel Proof plus a few empties hanging around. As some of you know that read ModernThirst regularly, I