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Friday, March 22 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Old Forester Olfactory Experience FULL

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Five generations and nearly 150 years after George Garvin Brown revolutionized the spirits industry by sealing his whisky exclusively in a glass bottle, America's First Bottled Bourbon has introduced its first Kentucky Straight Rye Whisky, the first new grain recipe in the brand's rich history.

The Old Forester Olfactory Experience is an experiential course introducing Old Forester Rye, led by Master Taster Jackie Zykan. In this immersive course, participants will experience the intricate aromas and flavor notes of Old Forester Rye through sensory exercises, as well as distillate, two year, and mature sampling – showcasing the maturation journey from distillation to a finished Rye palate that is spicy, yet floral.

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Jackie Zykan

Master Taster, Old Forester
Getting to know Jackie Zykan, Old Forester Master Taster, is a little like understanding what makes a really good cocktail – it’s all about the ingredients and the right balance.As Master Taster, she speaks bourbon fluently. But understanding the language of liquor is more than... Read More →

Friday March 22, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am CDT
Hilton New Orleans Riverside - Chart Ballroom C 2 Poydras St, New Orleans, LA 70130