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Old Forester Rye Review

Tasting Notes & Ratings

Expert Rating: 77 Ratings Key

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Distillery Tasting Notes

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

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.

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Details

Proof: 100
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 50%
Aged: At least 4 years
Mash Bill: 65% Rye, 20% Malted Barley, and 15% Corn
Retail (MSRP): Provide this info

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Reviews by the People of Old Forester Rye

 

81 Highly Rated Bourbon Old Forester Rye 100 Proof Review

Mark Pringle - It is almost embarrassing that Old Forester produces a rye at this price point that is better than most of the ryes at the double this retail price. Frankly, I do not think you will find a rye under $30 that is better than Old Forester Rye 100 proof. If y...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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