Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

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Size750mL Proof101 (50.5% ABV)
Aged for eight to ten years, this Bourbon was named one of the ten best Bourbons in the country.

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Note:  Once an order has been safely & successfully delivered, we do not accept returns due to change of heart or taste. Due to state regulations, we cannot accept the return of alcohol purchased by a customer in error.

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About Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey is crafted from a mash of 75% corn, 13% rye, and 12% malt barley. Once the grains arrive at the distillery, they are milled and mashed before being fermented and distilled through Wild Turkey's copper pot stills.

Following distillation, the bourbon is aged in American oak casks that have been charred with a #4 char. Then, Jimmy Russell personally selects casks that have matured for approximately nine years to be bottled individually. As a result of being bottled from a single cask as opposed to a batch of barrels, each bottle of Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey is completely unique and entirely interesting.

Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey has hints of tobacco, honey and caramel on the nose. Full-bodied notes of nutmeg, citrus, brown sugar and leather dominate the palate, and lead to a finish accented by hints of vanilla, mint and pepper.

The bourbon earned a score of 96-100 points from Wine Enthusiast and the Double Gold Medal from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. In addition, it was named one of the ten best bourbons by Gayot.

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About Wild Turkey

Following the end of the American Civil War, the Ripy Brothers returned to their native state of Kentucky and, together, opened a distillery on the slopes of a hill in Lawrenceburg. The distillery operated continuously for nearly fifty years until the 18th Amendment, which prohibited the sale of alcohol in the United States, was ratified. Following the end of Prohibition, the Ripy Brothers Distillery was reopened, and a distillery executive named Thomas McCarthy took samples of maturing whiskey from the distillery on a turkey hunt with a group of friends. The following year, his friends asked him to bring "some of that wild turkey whiskey" on their next hunt, giving birth to the distillery's new name.

Today, Wild Turkey Distillery is stewarded by Master Distiller Jimmy Russell and his son Eddie Russell (together, the pair have over 90 years of experience producing bourbon). "I was born and raised in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky," says Jimmy, "which was a small community when I was growing up, but there were four bourbon distilleries here, and you had families working all the distilleries. You wanted to get in the business. My grandfather and my father, me, and now my son, we've all been in the business."

About Bourbon

There are not many things more American than bourbon, and although most of it is produced in Kentucky, it can be produced all over the USA.
It must be made with at least 51% corn and bottled at 40% ABV or higher. So why not give this American classic a try?


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Aroma of tobacco, honey and caramel. Full-bodied notes of nutmeg, citrus, brown sugar and leather dominate the palate. Finish accented by hints of vanilla, mint and pepper.
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