Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky 100 Proof
This tawny Bourbon has a rich, spiced scent reminiscent of fruitcake. On the palate, look for caramel studded with dried cherry, orange peel and clove, finishing quite dry. Old Forester Whisky great profile for classic cocktails, and not too precious to mix.
Old Forester Whisky 100 Proof doesn’t actually say “Signature” anywhere on its bottle. It gets its name in honors the legacy of founder George Garvin Brown, which features his signature on every bottle. Old Forester is the longest running bourbon brand on the market and was the first bourbon sold exclusively in sealed bottles. The brand is also noted as one of the few whiskeys that was allowed to be sold during Prohibition for medicinal purposes. There is also an 86 proof Old Forester bourbon that is called “Classic.”
For the longest time the Old Forester brand suffered from brand identity. They have been one of the big boys on the shelf, but there just wasn’t any excitement surrounding the brand. They offer Birthday Bourbon special release once a year, that until about five years ago, no one cared about. It wasn’t much longer after that something began to change.