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Old Forester 2002 Birthday Bourbon

Barrels were soaked into thunderstorms prior to being filled which abbreviated the normal initial Angel’s Share process. This is unusual because we usually don’t let barrels get wet. 

A bottle of Old Forester 2003 Birthday Bourbon on a black background.
  • Aroma

    Dark locust honey with a velvety, cognac orange hue.

  • Taste

    A remarkably understated potpourri of dark chocolate, dried fruit, subtle vanilla sweetness with hints of pine and tobacco leaf. Add water and the aroma of seasoned oak, apple and orange drift out with a clean herbal mint patina. Soft oak notes, with a subtle sweetness, nice fruit (apples) and spice character.

  • Finish

    Hints of mint and chocolate peek out as the bourbon breathes. Slightly drying, very sharp and clean.

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Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, 43-57.5% Alc./Vol., Old Forester Mint Julep Cocktail, 30% Alc./Vol. Old Forester Distilling Company at Louisville in Kentucky. OLD FORESTER is a registered trademark. “AMERICA’S FIRST BOTTLED BOURBON” is a trademark. ©2019 Brown-Forman Distillers. All rights reserved. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.

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