With a smooth and silky introduction that transforms into caramel and vanilla sweetness, and finishes with a satisfying burst of spiciness and oak, it is one of the finest sipping whiskies to ever come from the distillery. Also I'm a fucking philistine when it comes to Bourbon, but hell, you already knew that from reading my past reviews. Maybe these reviews that are reposts are from past year's batches, because I just had a brand new bottle from my distributor, and it's not even really a good, inexpensive go-to. Nose: Honey, Cinnamon, Vanilla, Caramel, Spicy oak, ethanol. Nose - Honey, dry firewood, black pepper, cinnamon, some herbal notes especially oregano , and vanilla. Nose: Some alcohol vapor tickle, vanilla, sweet corn, almonds, lemon, faint cherry. Not the most complicated bourbon, but a classic profile that's soundly executed and delicious.
I checked ebay, but all the Jim Beam decanters listed there were empty. Getting some young-ish alcohol on the back end, which is the only actual unpleasant note in an overall pleasant dram. Wild Turkey 8 year, 101 proof was the staple of the line for decades. In fact, around 95 percent of the world's Bourbon is made in Kentucky. Reviewed from a Glencairn glass, 10 minutes to sit. Second, I have an unopened commemorative 1976 Bicentennial bottle of Jim Beam whiskey; the paper seal on the neck is still intact.
Like walking through a corn field, takes some time and you end up with some things smacking you in the face. Still, it's hard to believe it's 101 proof! Two still had their revenue stickers on them. The name Bourbon comes from Bourbon County in north-eastern Kentucky. Once you've figured that out, find a distillery you like and run through its full roster. Other states which produce Bourbon include New York, Virginia, Illinois, Colorado and Massachusetts. There's a nice, oily mouth to this one. All insights and suggestions appreciated.
About Campari America Campari America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Davide Campari-Milano S. Taste: Sweet corn, little heat, cardamon, paprika, pink rock candy, cream There's a lot of corn to get through. Why not try this one on for size? Wild Turkey uses an entry proof of 115 which has actually been increased over the years from 107 and 110. Wild Turkey 101 — Review 5 — Community Review 1 — Bourbon Blunderings Oh wow! She pointed me to a table in the far corner where I found four more. Right at the front is a tongue-numbing woody, spicy burn with a touch of sweetness hiding behind it.
Such a classic profile, well-executed and timeless. Taking my time I find some banana pudding, hot cinnamon candies, and a little bit of sweet yellow corn. The last Rare Breed I had was right around 114 proof. Again, nice rich, usual bourbon flavors, with a bit of an herbal and spicy bite. Made in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, this Bourbon is a marriage of 6, 7 and 8 year old Bourbons, all meshed together and left at a proper Abv.
Series 1 ran from 1971 until 1978 and featured depictions of wild turkeys in various poses. Please enjoy Campari America brands responsibly and in moderation. These decanters were among seven that appeared at auction recently. Some nuts in the back, sweet nuts, herbal notes. Palate: Very sweet almost sultry sugary entry, soon to be accompanied by spices like a peppery note with cinnamon in it. Series 4 depicted the wild turkey encountering various different animals.
It tastes closer to the 4 year mark. I would guess you could value your bottles by seeing what they sell for on E-Bay. Taste: Vanilla, cherry syrup, powdered sugar. The leatherier features include notes of cowhide, beeswax, cigar ash. Back in the 2001, when it was first released, Internet Explorer 6 was a masterpiece, shiny and new — a proud, brave puppy of a browser, ready for the new millenium.
The longer you sip on it, the better the finish becomes. Think butterscotch and cedar together. Review 4 Wild Turkey 101 An American standard, this bourbon can be found on pretty much any liquor store shelf. Color: Light amber Nose: Very classic bourbony bourbon scent, with an abundance of spice and vanilla. After 30 minutes or so, the nose is much more present. Anyway, as I just opened the bottle that note might get a little softer over time.
Wild Turkey 101 modern expression Served neat Let rest for 20 minutes in a Glencairn Color: Burnt Orange Nose: Spice, apples, youth, rawness, caramel and vanilla Taste: clove, pepper, slightly tart green apples, citrus, caramel and vanilla Finish: Medium long in length. Not terribly deep or complex, but pretty nice esp. The Barnyard and hay really through me off at first though. Finish: Long sweetness, the spiciness is very present and turns into an almost herbal note. The male bird has been clocked at speeds as high as 55 miles per hour. I also take responsibility for any and all of my actions related to, or resulting from, my use of BottleBlueBook.