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Wild Turkey Distillery

1525 Tyrone Road, Highway 1510 , Lawrenceburg, KY, 40342, U.S.A.
Tel: +1 502 839 4544
Fax: +1 502 839 3902


Articles (4)

100 Greatest Whisky People
We highlight the people who have left a lasting legacy on the whisky world over the years.

December 2011, Issue 100, page 16

New Build Bonanza
Charles K. Cowdery delves into the new $50m Wild Turkey Distillery

July 2011, Issue 97, page 14

Small wonders
What does smal batch whiskey actually mean? The explanation is far from simple Gary Regan and Mardee Haidin Regan discovered.

June 2000, Issue 10, page 66

Whisky Magazine Icons of Whisky 2013
After many months of debate, scrutiny and four rounds of voting, Whisky Magazine's international panel of judges has finally settled on the winners. Here we reveal who has scooped the coveted Global I...

March 2013, Issue 110, page 39

Whiskies (19)

Crown Royal
Blended - Canada - 40.00%
8 Like Seagram's VO Gold, a delicate but wonderfully dextrous blend.

Crown Royal
Blended - Canada - 40.00%
7 A characterful and clean whisky, with a rich proportion of rye in the mashbill. Oak is well integrated. Would be pleasant with a pecan pie.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Crown Royal Special Reserve
Blended - Canada - 40.00%
8 Much more character.

Crown Royal SR Special Reserve
Blended - Canada - 40.00%
7 A mild character, soft and pleasant but lacking nerve. Fine for a sweet tooth.

Crown Royal XR Extra Rare
Blended - Canada - 40.00%
7 That maple syrup taste works more like an additive than a natural aroma gained through maturation.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Russell's Reserve Rye
Rye - U.S.A. - 45.00%
8 A classic rye. Bartenders, this is what you need.

Russell's Reserve Small Batch Single Barrel
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 55.00%
8 A big untamed Bourbon which needs a dash of water to calm down. Not much though as it goes on the astringent side. I know there are fans of this style. Too fiery for me.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Wild Turkey 10 Years Old, Russell's Reserve
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.50%
8 Slightly austere and cerebral. One to sip while watching a video of an art-house movie.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Wild Turkey 17 Years Old
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.50%
8 I like this very much, for its complexity and originality. As a bourbon? The useful phrase ‘something else' comes to mind.

Wild Turkey 8 Years Old, 101
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 40.00%
8 Yes it is big and wild, but far more sophisticated than the name suggests.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Wild Turkey 8 Years Old, 101
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.50%
8 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.

Wild Turkey 80
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 40.00%
8 No fancy tricks here but a big, complex, regular bourbon.

Wild Turkey American Honey
Single Malt - U.S.A. - 35.50%
7 ?A pleasant Cointreau-like liqueur. I would drink it on crushed ice or use it in a canard à l'orange sauce.

Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.50%
8 Wild Turkey in a coat and tie.

Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.50%
8 My descriptors make it sound like a dessert whisky, but it is also very appetising. Just a tad too sophisticated for me.

Whisky Magazine - Editors Choice - Winner

Wild Turkey Rare Breed
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 54.20%
9 This is more like a supercharged Wild One. Defiantly robust, but with Devilish charm. I love it.

Wild Turkey Rye
Rye - U.S.A. - 50.50%
8 The wildness of 101, tempered with the extra rye, makes for a very distinctive whiskey.

Wild Turkey Sherry Signature
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 43.00%
7 Bourbon and sherry? Is this allowed? I'm not sure it should be. I didn't order this, I ordered 101.

Wild Turkey Single Barrel 101 Proof
Bourbon - U.S.A. - 50.50%
7 Good dram, lacked the greatness you'd hope for with such age.

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