Old Forester Statesman
Old Forester // Kentucky, USA
Created as a tie-in with the upcoming (Sept 2017) movie sequel, "Kingsman: The Golden Circle", Old Forester is releasing Old Forester Statesman. In the film, The Statesman are a spy organization who are bourbon master distillers by day and spies at night with headquarters based inside the fictional Statesman Distillery. The bourbon, using their typical mash-bill of 72% corn, 18% rye, and 10% barley, is made with whiskey taken from the warmest places in the warehouse. This no-age statement bourbon will hit shelves in August 2017 and is bottled at 95 proof.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"Notes of peanut brittle, maple syrup, and leather greet you on the nose with a healthy dose of char smoke. The bourbon is sweet with vanilla maple cream flavors. The bourbon finishes on the spicy side and is a touch hot. Serve with a large ice cube."