Old Forester’s 22nd iteration of its limited-edition, vintage-dated Birthday Bourbon created in celebration of founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday. This year marks the 152nd year of the company he began in 1870.
The 2022 Birthday Bourbon is presented at 96 proof. After showing exceptionally unique character during a tasting panel, the 11-year old barrels were chosen specifically for Birthday Bourbon. The full allotment of product represents one day’s production of Old Forester.
Begins with caramelized orange peel and cherry fruit softened with vanilla bean, graham cracker atop rich layers of toasted and charred oak brightened with a touch of cedar.
Subtle fruit flavor transitions into sweet roasted coffee with hints of dark chocolate and a dash of cocoa with toasted and charred seasoned oak character.
Smooth and light with velvety coffee and mocha notes with lingering dark chocolate character.