Wild Turkey 101

Wild Turkey 101

(0.75l, 50.5%)


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Wild Turkey 101 is all about the power and the flavour.

In 1869, the Ripy Brothers started distilling on Wild Turkey Hill near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. The namesake product became their number one seller and the name of the distillery was changed to reflect that success. The Ripy Family sold the distillery in 1952, and then the normal rounds of mergers and acquisition occurred. Campari Group out of Italy owns them now and they produce a wide range of Bourbons under the very popular Wild Turkey name along with several other brands.

Wild Turkey is one of the most well-known Bourbon Brands in the world, and Wild Turkey 101 is America’s #1 selling premium Bourbon. Like all Wild Turkey Bourbons, it is aged in the deepest charred barrels — #4 “alligator char.” This brings out a complexity and depth of flavour that has been winning fans for generations.  But the 101 is special. It is made from the best casks of Wild Turkey and it served up at “101 proof” (50.5% ABV) — which is how the Whiskey gets its name and the reason that the flavours are so complex and powerful. The results are exceptional and it has consistently won so many gold medals over the years that we simply cannot list them all here.

Smartass Corner: Last year Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey became the brand ambassador and art director for Wild Turkey.
  • Category
  • Style
    Bourbon
  • Region
    Kentucky
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    50.5%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    8 Year Old

Flavour Spiral™

About The Flavour Spiral

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spicy
caramel
cinnamon
spicy rye
clove
milk chocolate
nutmeg
sweet
pecan
What does Wild Turkey 101 taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Wild Turkey 101 and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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The temperatures of American warehouses are much higher, so the pace of maturation is much quicker for Bourbons than for Scotch Whiskies

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Dark Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Fresh cream, pecan pie, warm buttered toast, and clove

Flavour / Taste / Palate
Powerful with nutmeg, cinnamon, milk chocolate truffle, more pecans, and creamy toffee

Finish
Smooth with a light burn and brilliant spice
Ratings & Reviews
James
James,
My goto party bourbon. Lots of heat, and lots of burn. You will know you are drinking alcohol, but it is a full, spicy flavor.
 
guest
guest,
Can’t go wrong with 101. Keep a bottle at the house 365
 
Dave
Dave,
Fantastic bourbon for under $20
 
Kim
Kim,
I love it it is smooth tasting. Added splash of coke and or Sprite.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
Stay away. Stay FAR away.
 
Benjamin
Benjamin,
Always a favorite of mine. Spicy, rich, and unrefined...
 
Dan
Dan,
This represents all the things I like in a bourbon. A staple on my shelf.
 
Mark
Mark,
I mixed it with Canada Dry's Lemon Ginger Ale. Excellent taste.
 
John
John,
It’s one of my all time favorites. Even way back in my high school days. Remember party till ya puuuuk. A those were the days. But now that I finally grew up, and learned how to drink so that I can appreciate more of the good things in life. Some times you just gota do things the hard way
 
Allison
Allison,
Super Solid- the true classic
 
Eno
Eno,
Love it
 
Todd
Todd,
Great bourbon at a great price.
 
John
John,
This is one of my favorites. But Rare Breed would put this to shame any day of the week.
 
Barry
Barry,
This is my "go to" bourbon. Great flavor for an upper mid tier bourbon.
 
Christopher
Christopher,
Tasty, wouldn't sip, but I keep it on the bar for cocktails.
 
Gregory
Gregory,
There is the most incredibly priced bourbon for what you get. If you don’t want an overly sweet bourbon that has a great alcohol percentage but isn’t harsh this is the one to get. Could not recommend this more highly. Get this over the 80%. If it’s too strong you can always water it down to around the 80%.
 
Brad
Brad,
Spicy. Solid taste.
 
Robert
Robert,
Great on the rocks or with a splash of soda
 
Blake
Blake,
Great for what it is, an everyday pour.
 
Tim
Tim,
Average bourbon. A little water helps.
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
It has a good flavor and goes down smooth
 
DAVID
DAVID,
Gets shit done!
 
Chad
Chad,
Great bourbon and economical compared to similar bourbon.
 
Lynn
Lynn,
One of the best 100 proof bourbons. The caramel finish is always there. One of my favorites.
 
DODSTIL
DODSTIL,
I'm not much of a connoisseur of whiskey, bourbon, tequila, scotch, and other high spirits but I try to experience the top shelf brands and learn more about them. I like wild turkey bourbon because it is 101 proof, I don't particularly like drinking anything under 100 proof. Wild Turkey has a nice mellow flavor with a kick.
 
Tara
Tara,
Okay but not as clean as other Bourbons.
 
Sean
Sean,
Good taste for your money.
 
guest
guest,
Great budget bottle
 
Lewis
Lewis,
Extremely smooth and flavorful
 
Lance
Lance,
My poison. 3 shots turkey to 12 oz coke is near perfection.
 
Eric
Eric,
My go-to bourbon. Enjoy neat or with a ice sphere on a hot day
 
Zac
Zac,
Its a good all round Bourbon, smooth and reasonable priced.
 
ChristopherE.
ChristopherE.,
Love the depth and the spiciness of this bourban!!
 
Andrew
Andrew,
This is one of the better bourbons out there if you're looking for something to come home to every day. The price is hard to beat and it's a really solid offering. It's easy to look past Wild Turkey as something you drank in college, but their portfolio is incredibly strong/diverse and this is emblematic of how good the lineup is top to bottom.
 
Don
Don,
Not as fond of this, but some of my friends are.
 
Harry
Harry,
For a large commercial distillery, the heavy "woody" taste of the barrel is magnificent.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
Nice
 
Fred
Fred,
An easy drink.
 
Fred
Fred,
One of this brands better bourbons. Inexpensive for what you get.
 
guest
guest,
My everyday, go to bourbon. Always on the rocks. Great balance of fire and ice.
 
Timothy
Timothy,
A solid sipper.... Definitely take it easy or you will sleep within an hour and out for the rest of the day.
 
Charles
Charles,
My go to bar drink unless it is a higher end bar.
 
Doug
Doug,
When you want to forget the day.lol
 
Mark
Mark,
Literally, the best 30 dollar or so bourbon I've ever had. Never had Wild Turkey before, but now I'm a fan!
 
Jeff
Jeff,
Wild Turkey is my go to. It's a great sipping whiskey. The 101 proof is just a bonus.
 
Brandon
Brandon,
Great bourbon for the $$
 
Ryan
Ryan,
Bold taste, unique from its competitors. I would also recommend taking the tour if you find yourself in KY.
 
Jeff
Jeff,
Strong back-end taste, which is to be expected with a 50.5%. Great quality for the price, which I can advise is less expensive at most liquor stores I've been to (sorry Flaviar)
 
guest
guest,
Perfect mixer. Great taste alone, but also great with ginger ale or coke.
 
Smitty
Smitty,
Delicious, complex.
 
Jonathan
Jonathan,
Great
 
guest
guest,
I need it.
 
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