Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2019
Old Forester // Kentucky, USA
Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2019 is the 19th iteration of the brand's Birthday Bourbon series. It is bottled at 105 proof, which is the highest poof to-date for the Birthday Bourbon series. For this release, 11 year old barrels were chosen. 120 barrels were distilled on May 15th, 2008 and aged on the 2nd floor of Warehouse I. Approximately 2,200 six bottle cases will be made available for purchase within the United States starting on September 2nd, 2019.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"The nose offers vanilla and polish, with oatmeal raisin cookies, unbaked dough, oak, and brown sugar. The palate is big and rich, with plenty more vanilla, along with brandied cherries and a touch of zesty orange peel. A lengthy finish hits with some heat up front, showcasing menthol, tannic oak, cedar, barrel char, cinnamon, and still more vanilla."