Old Forester

Old Forester

Price: $25 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Brown-Forman

Region: Kentucky

43% ABV

Mashbill: 72% Corn, 18% rye, 10% Barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char # 3

Chill Filtered: Yes

 


 

Color: Light amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Thin caramel and cinnamon with bits of sugar and char, slight rye

Mouthfeel: Hot for proof, rough

Palate/Taste: Caramel, oak, tobacco, clove, cinnamon, and metallic

Finish: Still hot and bitter, oak and spices as it begins to fade into pepper.

Thoughts: Granted I sampled this from one of those little 50ml bottles, but it was a complete hot mess. Not recommended.

Score: 69 out of 100

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