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Old Fitzgerald 12 Year Old

Old Fitzgerald 12 Year Old bourbon whisky


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•    Well aged
•    Made with a “whisper of wheat”
•    Rounder and softer than most
•    ABV 45%, 75cl


Old Fitzgerald 12 Year Old has two features that make it stand out from other brands of bourbon whisky in its class. First it is aged longer than most -- 12 years is three times the legal requirement for bourbon. Second, it is made with a “whisper of wheat” rather than the more traditional ingredient; rye.

The resulting bourbon whisky has a real classic taste, with complex yet subtle flavours. Old Fitzgerald 12 Year Old is loved by critics and enthusiasts alike.

The brand was started in 1870 by John E. Fitzgerald who made whisky for the trains, steamships and private clubs of the southern states of the US. It was released to more general markets around 1900. Production continued through the prohibition years as the government in the US licensed Old Fizgerald for use as a medicine.

Soon after prohibition the brand was bought by Pappy Van Winkle and the “whisper of wheat” was added to the recipe. Today it is owned, distilled and bottled by Heaven Hill, one of the best and most respected bourbon producers operating today. More...

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Heaven Hill Distilleries, Bardstown, Kentucky, USA
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