Along with his half-brother J.T.S. Brown Jr., George Garvin Brown started a whiskey business that was the first company in the US to put whiskey in a sealed bottle. George was a proponent of standards in whiskey production long before E.H. Taylor. He named his first product after a prominent Louisville doctor, Dr. William Forrester, though the labeler misspelled it as, Old Forester.


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May 1, 2021

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