Old Forester Signature 100 Proof

Overall rating
87.67/100
votes
14
Whiskybase ID
WB55092
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Label
New Label
Barcode
08112800072
Added on
23 may 2014 1:02 pm by stup

Average value

€ 41.19

7 × in wishlist

14 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Old Forester Signature 100 Proof

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.67 points.

  1. AnnEm scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    The nose is super multi-layered, in the mouth it is neat and pleasing, but then comparatively "simple".
    • Nose
      88 88
      Creamy texture with a lot of roasted aroma. Umami, Maggi cabbage, soy sauce. Very ripe, special fruit (just before putrid) - pineapple or papaya, maybe guava? Banana with white chocolate. Rubber flooring. Something fresh / cooling (eucalyptus / menthol - lamp oil). Algae (without the association of salt). Something herbaceous. Freshly cut roast pork. Shoe polish on new leather shoes. Unroasted almonds.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Full bodied. Chocolate. Rubber note. Coffee grounds and chocolate-coated coffee beans. Young oak.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Orange liqueur. Roasted aromas again with a lot of coffee. Chocolate. Brandy beans. Herbal (Vermouth / Martini).

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  3. Drum scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    For me, the Old Forester is an oaky and dry bourbon. Good and pleasant to drink.
    • Nose
      A warm sweet vanilla and caramel with brown sugar fill the air. Slightly pungent alcohol is included.
    • Taste
      Spicy and tart than the nose suggested. Woody notes, dry and astringent with a slight burn. At the back comes vanilla and sweet popcorn.
    • Finish
      Medium length, warm with light bitter aromas of wood and oak. Clear caramel on the exhale but quite dry and astringent.

  4. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Fruity, fresh, a little mint, also a hint of alcohol, with spices and oak.
    In the mouth, a decent start with nice sweetness, fruit, oak and spices, the finish shows a lot of oak, astringent, tart peppery.
    In my opinion also a nice sipper for on the side, but I really like the plus in oak and the fresher notes here.

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