The 117 series is a limited expression lineup that debuted in Spring 2021. Warehouse H is symbolic of Old Forester’s growth after WWII. Construction on the brick warehouse began in 1946, housing 50,000 barrels. The four story, eight chamber warehouse was designed to be heat cycled in the winter months when temperatures dropped below 60 degrees and the maturation process ceased. Warehouse H is unusual in its heat cycling profile with the 1st floor sometimes hitting the highest temperatures.
Soft notes of caramel, lemon custard and graham cracker atop undertones of roasted malt and fresh cedar.
Delicate lemon meringue pie drizzled with subtle caramel and custard swirls, rounded out with a touch of nuttiness.
A trace of medium-bodied warm citrus custard tart lingers on.