Old Forester 1920
BRINGING THE BEST PART OF PROHIBITION BACK.
A fine, award-winning bourbon that's a bit unkown and probably a bit underpriced—fitting for prohibition spirit. 1920 Prohibition Style is Old Forester's toast to the innovative and enduring spirit of Old Forester.
This 115 proof expression is the third release in our Old Forester Whiskey Row series and celebrates the brand’s continued distillation during Prohibition. For 13 years, the production, transport and sale of alcohol was strictly prohibited. However, Old Forester was granted a permit to continue distilling on Louisville’s Whiskey Row. The 115 proof expression represents a barrel sample that company president Owsley Brown I would have batched at the beginning of Prohibition.
Old Forester bourbon introduced by George Garvin Brown on Whiskey Row at 322 W. Main St. America’s First Bottled Bourbon® was the first bourbon to be sold in sealed glass bottles to ensure quality, made according to Brown’s 1870 Original Batch process of batching barrels from three distilleries to create a consistent flavor profile.
Proof: 115 (57.5% ABV)
Distiller: Brown-Forman Distillery, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Family: Old Forester whiskeys
Not available in: AL, KY, MA, MD, MS, ND, NH, NV, NY, PA, TX, UT, VT, WV
A kiss of candied pear
Apricot andspice on the tongue
Finishes with a final plume of heat