September is a special month for bourbon lovers. Drawn from around the world, they descend on Bardstown, KY to share and marvel in the phenomenon that is KY Straight Bourbon Whiskey. In honor of the KY Bourbon Festival, and to Bettye Jo and Heaven Hill, who are always most gracious hosts to SB.com in Bardstown, the Bourbon of the Month for September 2007 is: Elijah Craig 18yo.

The older sibling of the 12yo, EC18 takes bourbon lovers down a different path with an array of uniquely intense flavors and aromas. Not for the faint of heart, this brand demonstrates that all bourbon whiskey is not the same, and that there is a time and place for each.

Help us celebrate the 2007 KY Bourbon Festival by raising a glass of EC18 to bourbon, fun and friendship

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