Created in 1870, Old Forester is the only bourbon continuously distilled and marketed by the family before, during and after Prohibition. At 86 proof, Old Forester delivers a genuine bourbon experience, with rich, full flavor and a smooth character that is ideal for sipping neat. on the rocks, with a splash of water or in a classic cocktail
This bourbon, which was the first-ever bottled bourbon, earned a score of 95 points at the 2015 Ultimate Spirits Challenge.
How much does a bottle of Old Forester cost?
Still a budget bourbon at $19.99, Old Forester Classic (86) will be an introductory bourbon to a lot of people, or an everyday bourbon to more seasoned drinkers.
What does Old Forester Classic (86) taste like?
Nose shows dried apricots, barrel, molasses and corn. Cinnamon-dusted apricots, oak, leather and nutmeg show up on the palate.
Old Forester is part of a famous family.
Old Forester is owned by Brown-Forman — co-founded by Garvin Brown and his friend George Forman. Brown-Forman is now one of the world's largest spirits companies, owning many other major spirits brands, including Jack Daniel's and Woodford Reserve.
Old Forester is produced under the supervision of Master Distiller Chris Morris (as of 2006) at the Brown–Forman distillery in Shively, Kentucky, (which is located directly adjacent to the pre-merger Southwest boundary of Louisville) and at Old Forester Distilling Co.
CLASSIC OLD FASHIONED
Enjoy the Classic Old Fashioned cocktail by Old Forester. From scratch classic build of sugar, bitters, bourbon, stirred to perfection.
Stir with ice, strain into double old fashioned glass with fresh ice. Garnish with wide orange peel, oils expressed over the cocktail.
Old Forester has won numerous awards and received 89 points at the 2019 Ultimate Spirits Challenge with a Very Good / Strong Recommendation,