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Old Forester 2013 Birthday Bourbon

For the 2014 release, the fermenter set had a higher pH setting, which created a distiller’s beer that was fruitier and less sour than typical batches. Once distilled and barreled, it was matured in Warehouse I on the 7th floor, where exposure to high summer temperature advanced the ripening of the rich fruit base.

2014 Wine Enthusiast - 94, Top 50 Spirits of the Year.
2013 Whisky Advocate - 91
2013 Serious Eats | Drinks - "My favorite of the last several annual releases.", "The only question is if you can manage to find a bottle before they sell out."
A bottle of Old Forester 2013 Birthday Bourbon on a black background.
  • Aroma

    A complex combination of rich vanilla bean, caramelized oak, chocolate and toasted coconut coat a deep layer of mixed berry and tropical fruit character.

  • Taste

    Fruity with a delicate nut character, malt and soft oak notes sweetened with a hint of cocoa, toasted coconut and caramel.

  • Finish

    Long and warm with a lingering finish.

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