Wild Turkey 101

Wild Turkey 101


woody spicy


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Wild Turkey 101 is a bourbon whiskey produced by the Wild Turkey Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. It is made from a blend of corn, rye, and barley, and is aged for a minimum of 6-8 years in charred American oak barrels. The whiskey is named after the distillery's tradition of selecting barrels with a proof of 101 or higher for its flagship bourbon. Wild Turkey 101 has a high alcohol content of 50.5% ABV, which adds to its bold and robust character. The whiskey has a deep amber color and a rich, complex flavor profile, with notes of vanilla, caramel, and oak. It has won several awards, including the San Francisco World Spirits Competition Double Gold Medal in 2016 and the Ultimate Spirits Challenge Excellent/Highly Recommended rating in 2019.

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Wild Turkey Distillery, located in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, has a rich heritage that spans over 150 years. Wild Turkey has established itself as a prominent name in the world of American whiskey. Nestled along the Kentucky River, the distillery showcases a picturesque setting that adds to the charm of its whisky production. The pristine limestone-filtered water sourced from the river and the region's unique climate contribute to the distinct flavours found in Wild Turkey bourbons. The Wild Turkey Distillery is that it has maintained its traditional production methods throughout its history. The whiskey is crafted using a high proportion of corn in the mash bill, aged in new charred oak barrels, and undergoes a longer-than-average maturation period. Wild Turkey bourbons are celebrated for their bold and robust flavours. The flagship expression, Wild Turkey 101, offers a balance of sweet caramel, vanilla, and oak with a spicy kick. It exemplifies the distillery's commitment to producing full-bodied bourbons with a higher alcohol content. Other expressions, such as Wild Turkey Rare Breed and Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit, showcase a range of complex flavors including rich dark fruit, toasted nuts, and hints of cinnamon and clove. Each bourbon is crafted with meticulous attention to detail and a dedication to preserving the distillery's heritage.

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Wild Turkey 101 is a Bourbon whisky originating from United States. The whisky is distilld in the region Kentucky. Expect a woody and spicy taste. Read all about this whisky on Distilld!