<div>Bourbon News & Notes: Rye releases from Old Forester and Buzzard’s Roost, plus the Vietnam Smash cocktail</div>
BOURBON NEWS & NOTES – for 4 June 2021, by Susan Reigler Single Barrel Rye from Old Forester Goes National Just this week, Brown-Forman’s Old Forester Distilling Co. launched its Old Forester Rye Single Barrel, a new expression which joins the original 100 proof release. The whiskey is unfiltered and bottled at barrel strength, currently 124 proof. Old Forester’s master taster Jackie Zykan has provided the following tasting notes: Color: Rich terracotta Aroma: Dessert forward, creamy vanilla and lemon custard alongside rich caramel and dark brown sugar Taste: Full-bodied with a base of ripe orchard fruit, subtle cinnamon stick, dried dill and hazelnut Finish: Lengthy and spice driven, with peripheral black pepper and underpinnings of green anisette Old Forester Single Barrel Rye is available nationwide, albeit in limited quantities, as well as at the Old Forester Distilling Co. retail shop on Main Street, also in limited quantities. The price is $79.99. For more information, www.OldForester.com. And Another New Rye – Buzzard’s Roost Peated...Read more