Wild Turkey

8 Years Old, 101

ABV 40%
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Brand: Wild Turkey
Expression: 8 Years Old, 101
Type: USA Whisky / Bourbon
Age: 8 years old
ABV: 40%
Country/Region: USA / Kentucky
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Editor's Choice
Issue 19
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Robust. Leather saddlery. Molasses.
Palate: Firm. Deep. Very malty-tasting, yet assertively a bourbon. Malt-loaf. Cookies. Raisiny.
Finish: Rummy. Powerful. Soothing.
Comment: A huge whiskey. Put together with style and sophistication, but still with all the robustness of a true bourbon. A classic, of course. A Clint Eastwood of whiskeys.
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Big, fruity and complex. Ripe dark fruits: blackberry, prune, wild honey, caramelised fruit, leather, chocolate. Luscious and beautifully balanced.
Palate: Big, no, make that huge. Ripe, treacle, chocolate mousse, with a lift of rose petal/violet high. Thick layers of honey and nut and balanced spicy oak.
Finish: Long and complex.
Comment: This is what great bourbon is all about. Languorous, rich, elegant and powerful.
Visit the distillery
Wild Turkey Distillery, 1417 Versailles Road, Lawrenceburg, KY, Kentucky, USA
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