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Old Forester Master Taster Single Barrel Reviews (Complete Guide)

Last updated Oct 18, 2020 | Published on Oct 17, 2020


by Matty Sims

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This Old Forester is a Master Taster Selection made by the Old Fo Master Taster Jackie Zykan. Definitely worth grabbing these picks when available at the distillery.

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Old Forester Master Taster Pick #2

Old Forester Master Taster Single Barrel

Old Forester Master Taster Pick #2Details
ProductionLouisville Distillery
BarrelNew, Charred American Oak
DistilleryOld Forester Distillery
ProsGreat price and a home in the taste category
InventorySingle Barrels, Limited Release


Great viscosity. Thick oily legs coated the glencairn.


Caramelized banana, Cinnabon, stewed cherries , fresh banana bread with walnuts.


Creamy, tart cherries full on the front palate. Breaks into toasted cinnamon and baking spices on the top of palate.


The finish doesn’t beat you over the head but it does last. It’s banana bread and baking spice like a bake sale in your mouth.

Verdict – The Bourbon Bard Silver 89 Points

Classic Old Forrester flavor profile ramped up. This was purchased at the Old Forester Distillery in Louisville if you’re there and a taster pick is available grab it up.

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Written by Matty Sims

Matty Sims is the Editor-in-Chief at a digital media company. LeAnn (his wife) and his daughters Claire, Maddy, and Adele along with a brand new pup Booker live in Taylors, SC, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. He enjoys cracking a well-aged bottle of bourbon with friends and sharing stories, or cracking one of his favorite daily sippers on the back porch while the pup and his kids play in the backyard. He is a storyteller at heart, and Bourbon has deep roots in storytelling.

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