Old Forester

Birthday Bourbon 2011 12 Years Old

ABV 49%
REVIEWED Issue 100
Specifications
Brand: Old Forester
Expression: Birthday Bourbon 2011 12 Years Old
Type: USA Whisky / Bourbon
Age: 12 years old
ABV: 49%
Country/Region: USA / Kentucky
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
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Brown-Forman Distillery, 850 Dixie Highway/P.O. Box 1080, Louisville, KY, USA
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Sweet, like Honey Nut Cornflakes with a slight cardboard note. There is aherbal note too, crushed mixed herbs.
Palate: Sweet again but then a tannic oak note comes it. A little bitter towards the end.
Finish: Swift and drying.
Comment: Not quite all in balance, but some excellent elements in play.
8.0
Taster  
Nose: Brown paper and red peppers. Sweetens to caramel popcorn.
Palate: Unusual. Honey vies with herbal and oak notes.
Finish: Quite short and a little tannic.
7.7
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