In late November, Whisky Advocate announced Elijah Craig Barrel Proof as its 2017 Whisky of the Year. The 12-year-old barrel proof expression from Heaven Hill Brands generally retails at $60.
In addition, Whisky Advocate also unveiled its number-2 and number-3 whiskies of the year yesterday, with:
Glenmorangie Astar 2017 Release ($100) at #2.
And Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Decades ($150) finishing at #3.