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Old Forester Rye 100 ProofOld Forester Rye 100 Proof
53307$22.99
Size: 750ml
Country: United States
Region: Kentucky
Sub-Region: Louisville
Producer: Old Forester Distilling Co.


A historic recipe, acquired in 1940 by Owsley Brown I, Old Forester Rye features a mash bill of 65% Rye, 20% Malted Barley, and 15% Corn. Such a high proportion of barley allows for a fully natural fermentation process, forgoing the need for artificial enzymes commonly found in high rye mash bills. Additionally, a generous percentage of malt yields a unique floral character, balancing the sharp, brisk spice of the rye grain. Continuing their legacy of quality and consistency, Old Forester uses its own proprietary yeast strain, produces every barrel, and distills every drop.

AROMA
Rich brown sugar and magnolia blossom, with hints of soft sassafras and candied lemon.

TASTE
Spice awakens immediately leading with sharp black pepper and cinnamon stick, rounding out with notes of dried dill and baked apple.

FINISH
Allspice and peppercorn introduce a loyal and dry finish which ignites with pine, anise, and bright lemon zest.