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Old Forester Birthday 12 Year Aged (2016 Release) Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
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Old Forester Birthday 12 Year Aged (2016 Release) Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Review

Whiskey: Old Forester Birthday 12 Year Aged (2016 Release) Kentucky Straight Bourbon

2016 marks the 15th release of Old Forester Birthday Bourbon. Birthday bourbon is released every year on or around September 2nd to mark the birthday of brand founder George Garvin Brown. It’s a 12 year bourbon that has grown immensely in popularity each year, becoming one of the more sought after releases.

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Size: 750ML

Proof: 97 (48.5% ABV)

Age: 12 Year

Origin: United States

Distillery: Brown-Forman distillery

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Detailed Description

The 2016 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon is the 15th annual release in the series. They went big for the occasion, with a 12 year-old bourbon. The whiskey was kept near a west-facing warehouse window, expressly to offer added sunlight during the aging process. Barreled on June 4, 2004, and bottled at 97 proof, as determined by Brown-Forman Master Distiller Chris Morris and Old Forester Master Bourbon Specialist Jackie Zykan. This release comprises 93 barrels, the largest release for their Birthday Bourbon.

Old Forester Birthday 12 Year Aged (2016 Release) Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Tasting Notes

Nose: The nose is wood-heavy with both oak and cedar, leading into baking spices, banana nut muffins, and light citrus.

Palate: Palate enters soft then reveals rye spice with plenty of vanilla and custard, as well as cornflakes and banana bread.

Finish: Manages to be both smooth and layered, leading into a big, rich and long finish, with caramel, vanilla pudding, rye spice, oak, and a minty-medicinal kick.

Distillery Information

The Brown–Forman Corporation is one of the largest American-owned companies in the spirits and wine business. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, it manufactures several well known brands throughout the world, including Jack Daniel's, Early Times, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, Canadian Mist, GlenDronach, BenRiach, Glenglassaugh, Finlandia, Herradura, Korbel, and Chambord. Brown–Forman formerly owned Southern Comfort and Tuaca before selling them off in 2016.

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