Wild Turkey 81 Straight Bourbon

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Wild Turkey 81 Straight Bourbon

70cl | 40.5% ABV | U.S.A.

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Wild Turkey 81, has a unique, spicy flavour which stems from its high rye content. Its intense flavour comes from maturing in heavily charred barrels.

Wild Turkey 81 has bold aromas of rye and cloves, to taste is honeyed fruits with a spicy kick to finish.

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About this product

The American oak casks are charred to the highest level - #4 char. They are so heavily charred; it’s been said that it resembles an alligator hide. It’s this level of charring which gives the whisky its signature amber colour and bold flavour.

Jimmy Russell has been Master Distiller at Wild Turkey for over an incredible 60 years. Having worked his way up the company his son Eddie Russell in 2015 was appointed Master Distiller sharing the title alongside his father.

Based in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, it’s said the whisky got its name from samples which were taken on a wild turkey hunting trip by an executive. The bourbon proved so popular among his friends they continued to ask him for "that wild turkey bourbon”.

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