Old Forester Releases Bourbon From 2-Year Double-Barreling Experiment

To create the latest edition in Old Forester's 117 Series, the brand took its beloved 1910 expression and aged it in a second barrel for 24 months.  It's being called Old Forester Extra Extra Old.

"The extra-long double barreling leads to an explosion of flavors," said Master Taster Melissa Rift.  

Old Forester 1910 is a coveted expression commemorating the October 22, 1910 distillery fire at 117 Main Street. A batch of mature whisky ready to be bottled was instead re-barreled in new barrels for removal due to the fire damage.  What emerged was a full-bodied whisky, remarkable enough to become an entirely new expression – Old Fine Whisky.

Old Forester Extra Extra Old is bottled at 93 proof and will be released in very limited quantities for purchase today at the Old Forester Distillery and in our online store.  It will also be available at select Kentucky retailers.

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