Tag: Chris Morris

Old Forester Statesman

95 proof; no age statement $54.99/750ml suggested retail price The story: I’ve always said that bourbon has a lot of character. But Old Forester Statesman is the first one I’m aware of that actually is a character. The new Brown-Forman…

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Woodford Reserve

7855 McCracken Pike, Versailles, KY 40383. (Note: GPS will lead you to Indiana using this address; check the website below for driving directions. If you do get lost, remember that in Kentucky, we pronounce Versailles as “Ver-SALES.”) woodfordreserve.com/distillery/tours, 859-879-1812 PRODUCTS:…

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2016 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon

97 proof; 12 years old $79.99/750ml The story: Each September, Brown-Forman celebrates the birthday of founder George Garvin Brown with a limited edition release of Old Forester Birthday Bourbon. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the series. The 2016…

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Brown-Forman master distiller to lead KDA board

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today that Master Distiller Chris Morris of Brown-Forman is the new chairman of the board for the 136-year-old group that promotes and protects the state’s signature bourbon and distilled spirits industry. Morris who was selected during the KDA…

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Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2015

100 proof, 12 years old $69.99/750ml suggested retail price The story: Each year on Sept. 2, in honor of founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday, Old Forester releases a limited-edition, 12-year-old vintage-dated expression. This year’s lot of barrels were filled on…

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Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey

90.4 proof, no age statement Suggested retail price: $39.99/750ml The story: Woodford Reserve recently rolled out limited quantities of this new addition to its product line, which Master Distiller Chris Morris says he worked on for more than nine years before he was…

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