Elijah Craig 12 year bottled at 47%. I'll have to say when I first opened her she wasnt that great to me. idk why , I just didn't see what the hype was. Now after some air time , she has grown on me quite a bit.
On the nose I get a rich cherry and vanilla right off the bat. Some banana, but it's ice creamy. reminds me of a banana split without chocolate sauce. I then get a rush of brown sugar. Banana bread , almost cakey . So much sweet vanilla.
On the palate the cherry and vanilla rush me , with some woody , oak spice. banana cream comes through, then turns into bananas foster !!! love that dessert !!! my goodness so flavorful.
The finish is long , drying, and tons and tons of vanilla and banana fosters. A little spice, nutmeg. Sweet cherry and banana resonates
Lovely stuff. haven't had the NAS version, I'd imagine one day this 12 will be back on the front. maybe 5-10 years from now ?
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