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More Top Bourbons

Old Forester 2009 Birthday Bourbon was distilled in the spring of 1997 and aged for a dozen years in oak before bottling

Now that you've read our list of Top 10 Bourbons, be sure to check out these additional Bourbon whiskeys.


Old Forester 2009 Birthday Bourbon


Parker's Heritage Collection
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