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Old Forester 86pf, French Export – Early 70s

Old Forester, Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, No. X926196

Provenance: SAS Cornette de Saint Cyr, 6/15/2017

An old bottle of Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon, which we believe to have been bottled in early 1970's, over 40 years ago, for the French Market. Rare, collectible and in good condition, this is an excellent piece for fans of classic Bourbon. The brand itself has been around for well over a century.
$ 209.00

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Some details:

Size 70 cl
Vintage Non-vintage
Alcohol 43.0 %
Classification Bourbon
Fill level High neck


By the time Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World, religious orders in Scotland and Ireland had established a blooming whisky industry. In Scotland in 1494 Friar John Cor received a shipment of malt, “wherewith to make aqua vitae.” While the monks used distillation to produce beverages for religious rites, Cor’s delivery was large enough to produce some 1,500 bottles, indicating that whisky distillation had already transcended the spiritual world and entered the secular.

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Old Forrester

Old Forrester

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. The firm was named J.T.S. Brown and Bro.