Old Forester Signature 100 Proof

Overall rating
78.20/100
votes
7
Whiskybase ID
WB28143
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casktype
American Oak
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
16 dec 2011 6:41 pm
Uncolored

Average value

€ 40.34

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Whisky reviews for Old Forester Signature 100 Proof

3 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 78.20 points.

  1. Smithford did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    It doesn't have any real standout personality traits.
    • Nose
      Bourbony. Chocolatey, but not real chocolate - chocolate fudge? Riesen? Deep in the background maybe orange zest, or maraschino cherry. Ever had a Lowney's Cherry Blossom? It's like that.
    • Taste
      Bourbony. Comes in waves of sweet and bitter. The sweet contains typical caramel, but also maybe waffles ... no, it's cornbread. The bitter is a delicate coffee bean bitterness. Nice, unpretentious, straightforward with few subtleties.
    • Finish
      On the thin side, for the proof. Medium length with mostly the bitterness remaining.

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  3. DrBardamu scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Brohanman scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    Tasted neat in a Glencairn glass after rested for about 5 minutes...

    Appearance: A bourbon like amber

    Nose: caramel apples, a yeasty bread-like smell I also get from Woodford Reserve, I also find wood notes, not charred but fresh. Overall it reminds me a lot of WR.

    Taste: The taste brings back the wood and yeast, and a slight char that wasn't present in the nose, barely there. There is salt. Still a semi-sweet apple presence.

    Finish: A medium finish that is quite bitter and I still taste apple and wood.

    Overall: I don't think I'm a fan, it's not terrible, but between this and WR, I would choose WR. I think if the woody notes were more oaky and less fresh it would be a lot better for me. I give this a 79/100.

  5. Smithford did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Why is this added under UD? The distiller is Brown-Forman.

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