Wild Turkey 101 Rye

Wild Turkey 101 Rye

Paid: $45 for 1 liter

Distilled/Owned by: Wild Turkey / Campari

Region: Kentucky

50.5% ABV

Mashbill: 51% rye, 37% corn, 12% barley

Aged For: NAS (Estimated 4-6 years)

Cask Type: New charred oak, Char #4

Chill Filtered: No

 


 

Color: Copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Vanilla, caramel, slight cinnamon and clove, heavy corn influence, chocolate and oak.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied

Palate/Taste: Caramel, vanilla, cinnamon, rye, and then chocolate and oak.

Finish: medium warmth and length with pepper, rye, cinnamon, and ginger.

Thoughts: A good barley legal rye with punch and spice, unfortunately its harder to track down nowadays and can be overpriced.

Score: 81 out of 100

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