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Old Forester 86 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: TBD

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Distillery Tasting Notes

Made by Brown-Forman Distillery ~ Old Forester Distilling Co.

AROMA: Sharp and sweet, with a strong floral character that swirls with hints of mint, rich tobacco leaf, and vanilla. TASTE: A touch of oak and pine provides a strong underpinning. Sharp at first, but softens quickly, with hints of oak, sweet corn, and rye grain character. Spicy, with soft vanilla and light orange notes. FINISH: Long, warm, and slightly drying. Nice level of sweetness.

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Details

Proof: 86
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 43%
Aged: Undisclosed
Mash Bill: 72% Corn, 18% Rye, and 10% Malted Barley
Retail (MSRP): Provide this info

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75 Old Forester Bourbon 86 Proof Review

Mark Pringle - Old Forester Kentucky Kentucky Street Bourbon 86 Proof opens up with a very light caramel aroma. After the caramel aroma comes another mild note, oak. You can also sense a little bit of ethanol, very little, beneath these two notes. Going back to the...Read More

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Ratings Key

Ratings breakdown based on a 100 point scale.

  • 90-100 Exceptional
  • 80-89 Very Good
  • 70-79 Average
  • 60-69 Below Average
  • 50-60 Drain Pour
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