Wild Turkey Rare Breed WT-03RB

Wild Turkey Rare Breed WT-03RB

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Wild Turkey / Campari

Region: Kentucky

54.1% ABV

Mashbill: 75% corn, 13% rye, 12% barley

Aged For: Minimum 6 years

Cask Type: New charred Oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: No

 


 

Color: Dark Mahogany

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Thick rye and cinnamon notes, mint, and grain funk, very strong.

Mouthfeel: Wet and hot

Palate/Taste: Cinnamon, red pepper flakes, caramel, leather, vanilla.

Finish: Chewy in the mouth, caramel and more cracked pepper, with a lot of heat and oak.

Thoughts: My initial impressions of this are it’s a bit too hot for its own good, but as I drink more rare breed I come to enjoy the strength and punch more. Take my rating below with a grain of salt as it could easily be swayed upon another formal review.

Score: 80 out of 100

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