The use of fresh, 'virgin' American Oak barrels is one of the key contributors to the overall flavour of Kentucky Bourbons, bold with spice, vanilla and a strong woody influence.
America has seen a considerable growth of craft and small-scale producers, many of which are eschewing the traditional styles, offering a more diverse range of grains, casks and types of whiskey being produced.
American Whiskey — Wild Turkey
Wild Turkey '101 Proof' 50.5%
Region: North America
Smooth and richly colored, Wild Turkey Straight Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey is a genuine super-premium bourbon carefully crafted in the heart of Kentucky. Wild Turkey 8 Year-Old offers a lesson in traditional American values, most notably, the refusal to compromise on standards of excellence. Wild Turkey 8 Year-Old has an exceptionally soft, but ri...
Wild Turkey 'Rare Breed' 56.4% 700ml
Rare Breed is a "barrel-proof bourbon," meaning it is bottled directly from a variety of barrels at the proof it reaches in those barrels, with no added water to lower the proof or dilute the flavour. Jimmy Russell keeps his Rare Breed in the freezer so he doesn't have to add ice, which would melt and ultimately dilute the flavour. First introdu...
Wild Turkey Rye 40.5%
Region: North American
Wild Turkey Straight Rye Whiskey is an 81 proof (40.5% alcohol) ode to Americas first distilled spirit: rye whiskey. When making Wild Turkey Rye, a deeper Alligator Char is used for extra flavor. Big, broad vanilla and spice notes burst through without changing the bold rye taste in this vatting of 4 and 5 year old whiskies.