Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon Whiskey
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Wild Turkey
  • Age 8 Year Old
  • Style Bourbon
  • Alcohol 50.5%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • spicy
  • caramel
  • cinnamon
  • spicy rye
  • clove
  • milk chocolate
  • nutmeg
  • sweet
  • pecan

Wild Turkey

101 Bourbon Whiskey (0.7l, 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 Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Kentucky
  • Distillery Wild Turkey
  • Age 8 Year Old
  • Style Bourbon
  • Alcohol 50.5%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

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

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  • spicy
  • caramel
  • cinnamon
  • spicy rye
  • clove
  • milk chocolate
  • nutmeg
  • sweet
  • pecan
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
At any given time, there are more barrels of Bourbon in Kentucky than there are people. The population of the Bluegrass State is about 4.4 million. Today there are more than 5 million barrels of Bourbon sitting in the rick-houses of that Old Kentucky Home. That’s nearly 300 bottles of Bourbon per person, or about 60 gallons each.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Bourbon only needs to be placed in a new oak container for a few seconds to be called Bourbon. Fresh from the still and unaged Bourbon is called a White Dog. Recently, many of the larger distillers have started packaging this harsh, clear grain spirit for sale.
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
At any given time, there are more barrels of Bourbon in Kentucky than there are people. The population of the Bluegrass State is about 4.4 million. Today there are more than 5 million barrels of Bourbon sitting in the rick-houses of that Old Kentucky Home. That’s nearly 300 bottles of Bourbon per person, or about 60 gallons each.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Bourbon only needs to be placed in a new oak container for a few seconds to be called Bourbon. Fresh from the still and unaged Bourbon is called a White Dog. Recently, many of the larger distillers have started packaging this harsh, clear grain spirit for sale.
Bourbon was declared "The Official Spirit of America" by an Act of Congress signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
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