Following the defeat of the British at the Battle of Yorktown during the American Revolutionary War, the territory west of the Appalachian mountains became known as Kentucky County. At the time, the territory was considered part of Virginia, and was overseen by a military governor named John J. Bowman. In order to encourage westward expansion, Virginia issued pioneers who agreed to settle in Kentucky County "corn writs," which granted the pioneers 60 acres of land if they agreed to settle in Kentucky and start farming corn.
One year after the defeat of the British, a Baptist minister named Elijah Craig emigrated to Fayette County (today, a part of the State of Kentucky) and purchased 1,000 acres of land in a town named Lebanon. In 1789, Craig built a distillery on his farm and is credited with being the first person to mature bourbon in charred, oak casks, earning him the title "Father of Bourbon Whiskey."
Elijah Craig Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey pays homage to Craig and his unique legacy. The bourbon is bottled from the marriage of fewer than 100 casks of maturing bourbon, each of which is rested in a Kentucky rickhouse for a minimum of a dozen years. The bourbon has an aroma of honey, sweet corn, vanilla and brown sugar. The aroma gives way to notes of roasted nuts, creamy vanilla, molasses and tropical fruits on the palate, that are well-balanced by hints of dry oak and cinnamon. The finish is long and sweet, and ends with a warming touch.
UPDATED COVID-19 POLICIES | A Note to Our Customers Updated 4.15.20
– STOP THE SPREAD – Due to the current situation, we are implementing policies in effect immediately and until further notice.
There are a maximum of 10 customers allowed in the store at any time. If we reach the limit we will let one person in for each person that leaves.
Maintain six feet of distance at all times. At checkout, follow the marks on the floor to allow for 6 feet of distance
Any visibly sick person will be asked to leave. Cough or sneeze into your elbow.
No cell phone usage at the registers.
Touch only the items you intend to purchase. Please shop quickly to allow others to shop.
Present bottles/items with the barcode facing the cashier to help eliminate touching items you touched.
NO CASH will be accepted. Credit Cards only.
Please be prepared to bag your own items.
We are cleaning the store on an hourly basis. Be prepared for us to pause sales on the hour to allow for this cleaning. Hourly, we are sanitizing shopping carts and baskets. We continue to clean high contact areas including register areas, beer cooler door handles, door knobs, etc.
Until further notice, we have discontinued use of our mobile app-based loyalty card to avoid unnecessary contact.
NOW place your order online at MayfairLiquors.com for CURBSIDE PICKUP. Orders submitted online should be ready for pickup after one hour. Simply call the store at 303.322.0810 when you arrive, and we’ll bring it out to you. Valid ID (matching the order information) and review of the purchasing credit card are required at pickup.