Old Forester takes starring role in Kingsman

25th of May, 2017 | Posted in Bar News, General News | Email Article | Print Article

Old Forester takes starring role in new Hollywood blockbuster, Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

Old Forester, America’s first bottled bourbon, has partnered with upcoming film, Kingsman: The Golden Circle due to be released on 22nd September 2017. The film is a sequel to the 2014 instalment, and is directed by Matthew Vaughn. It stars Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, and Mark Strong, and introduces new cast members Jeff Bridges, Channing Tatum, Pedro Pascal, Halle Berry, and Julianne Moore. The film sees British secret service agents, Kingsman head Stateside to meet their U.S. based cousins, Statesman.

Old Forester’s involvement goes beyond just product placement– The Statesman agents are based in Louisville, Kentucky at a distillery with several of them also acting as Master Distillers. To coincide with the release of the film, Old Forester will introduce Old Forester Statesman, which will be on sale from September nationwide. Campbell Brown, President of Old Forester said, “Old Forester Statesman, the bourbon we’ve created for the film is a balanced whisky at 95 proof – it’s unbelievably smooth, with a long finish and we’re looking forward
to bringing it to the UK later this year.”

 

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