Common questions

How Strong Is Wild Turkey Rare Breed?

How Strong Is Wild Turkey Rare Breed?

Wild Turkey 56.4% Bottling Note Rare Breed is Wild Turkey’s barrel proof expression, and it now sits at a slightly-higher-than-previous-batches ABV of 56.4%.

Who makes Wild Turkey Rare Breed?

All under the watchful eyes and experienced hands of the only father-son master distiller team in the business — Jimmy and Eddie Russell. Rare Breed Barrel Proof Bourbon was first released in 1991. Since then, there have only been 10 releases.

How old is wild turkey barrel breed rare?

Don’t worry that there is no age statement. All the experts agree that this powerhouse Bourbon is a combination of six, eight, and twelve year old top-end product. The mash bill is 75% corn, 13% rye, and 12% malted barley. And it’s bottled at cask strength!

Is wild turkey a good whiskey?

Place on the Whiskey Shelf. Wild Turkey 101 is a good, but not great, bourbon. At its best, it’s straightforward and drinkable, so it’s appropriate for many situations. It was also significantly more mellow than I expected.

What does Wild Turkey whiskey taste like?

It shares many writ large tasting notes with the category: caramel, vanilla, toffee, nuttiness and so on. But Wild Turkey whiskeys also have a tendency to bite back at the drinker, a trait that’s gone by many names.

What are the types of domestic turkeys?

In its Standard of Perfection, the American Poultry Association (APA) recognizes eight varieties of turkeys, all considered heritage varieties. They are the Standard Bronze, Beltsville Small White, White Holland, Bourbon Red, Narragansett, Slate, Black, and Royal Palm.

Where did Wild Turkey bourbon get its name?

In 1869, the Ripy family founded a distillery on what is now known as Wild Turkey Hill in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky; Austin Nichols purchased the distillery in 1971. Wild Turkey got its name in the 1940s after a distillery executive brought a private supply of 101 proof bourbon along with him for a wild turkey hunting trip with friends.