Old Forester

Old Forester 86 Proof Straight Bourbon Whiskey 750ml


The first Americaln bourbon to be sold in bottles, rather than barrels, Old Forester has a long heritage. Named after and endorsed by the respected physician, Dr. William Forrester of Louisville, KY in the 1870s, the Brown family managed to get it approved for medicinal purposes during Probibition, making it one of the oldest continuously operating distilleries in the United States. Using about 50% more rye than typical bourbons, OF is less sweet and lighter on the palate. It has a remarkably good balance of flavors with depth and refinement rivaling much more expensive brands, including Scotch. The founders believed that they were on a par with the Scots, so you will find no 'e' in the spelling of whiskey on the label. An unexpected treasure that is also a bargain. Sweet!

Old Forester

Old Forester is created by George Garvin Brown and named after Dr. William Forrester. To guarantee consistency George batches bourbon from three nearby distilleries: Mattingly, Mellwood, and Atherton. He seals his whiskey exclusively in glass bottles and signs each bottle as his personal guarantee of its quality.



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