Naturally ferments because of the high barley content. Notes of brown sugar and magnolia blossom. Tastes of black pepper, cinnamon stick, dried dill, and baked apple. Ends with a dry finish.
This whiskey is named after a fire in 1910 shut down the bottling line for Old Forester. Tastes of chocolate, spice, and cookies with notes of buttercream and apricot. Smooth and spicy finish.
Inspired by the dynamic characters in the upcoming film, "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," Old Forester Statesman offers bold flavor blended to a smooth 95 proof from hand-selected casks of our famed Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky from the warmest places in the warehouse.
The 2021 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon was drawn from 12 year old barrels from different warehouses and floors. A total of 120 barrels; 93 barrels matured together on the 3rd floor, on the Northwest side of Warehouse J. The remaining 27 barrels matured together on the 3rd floor, on the Northwest side of Warehouse I. Barreled on June 9, 2006 – Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2021 is presented at 101 Proof. This is the first Birthday Bourbon vintage to be bottled at the new Old Forester Distilling Co. on Louisville’s Historic Whiskey Row.
Old Forester’s 22nd iteration of its limited-edition, vintage-dated Birthday Bourbon created in celebration of founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday. This year marks the 152nd year of the company he began in 1870.
Color: Dark graham cracker. Notes of fudge, cocoa, marzipan &cured tobacco layered over hints of oak & cinnamon. Chocolate covered graham cracker dusted with cinnamon flavor. Hints of spice & graham cracker crumbles finished.