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Old Forester 2012 Birthday Bourbon

For this bourbon, the malt ratio was increased in our mash bill before putting it into the fermenter, which resulted in a noticeably nutty spirit. Once barreled, the barrel was stored high up on the 4th floor of Warehouse H, where it experienced a balanced maturation. This lofty location gave an unusual amount to the Angel’s Share, resulting in a richly intense flavor concentration.

2013 Ultimate Spirits Challenge - 95, Ultimate Recommendation
Kentucky Monthly - "Even if it weren't called Birthday Bourbon, it would make a mighty nice gift."
A bottle of Old Forester 2012 Birthday Bourbon on a black background.
  • Aroma

    Reddish orange. Rich and elegant with sweet notes of caramelized orange peel, honeysuckle, vanilla, marzipan and toasted marshmallow oak.

  • Taste

    Full of ripe fruit character with oak sweetness, warming spices and almond nuttiness.

  • Finish

    Long and warming with a delicate honey combed oak note.

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