Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2012 045 photo copyright Cheri Loughlin

97 Proof

Suggested Retail Price: $49.99

Availability: Sold at most liquor stores that carry a wind range of bourbons.

Tasting Notes

Color: Fire glow. Red / auburn with golden highlightsOld Forester Birthday Bourbon 2012 050 photo copyright Cheri Loughlin

Aroma: Ripened fruits such as dark cherries, candied orange peel, slight toasted vanilla

Tasted Neat: Definite burn which tames easily with a hint of water. Fruit such as rich fruitcake with nut skin. Honey. Baking spice such as cinnamon. Barely there hint of anise.

Mouth Feel: Lush

Possible Uses, Pairings and / or Cocktails: I would sip this with a splash of water or with a few ice cubes.

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Review: Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2012