Wild Turkey Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey (81 proof / 40.5% alc./vol.)

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 7 21059 84700 1
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Wild Turkey Straight Rye

Produced by: Austin Nichols Wild Turkey Distillery
Owned by: Gruppo Campari
UK distribution by: Campari UK
UK consumer PR by: Genuine PR
UK trade PR by: Genuine PR
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alc./vol: 40.5%

Proof: 81°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United States United States

American law requires a whiskey labelled ‘straight rye’ to have a mash bill containing at least 51% rye and Wild Turkey Rye uses this minimum percentage of 51% rye with 37% corn and 12% barley. It is bottled without an age statement.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 05/02/2017

Appearance:

Clear. Golden amber.

Aroma:

Brazil nuts, acacia honey, leather, toasty oak, vanilla and light cinnamon.

Taste:

Toasty oak, charcoal and brazil nuts with cinnamon and black pepper spice.

Aftertaste:

Nuts, toasty oak, cinnamon and black pepper spice

Overall:

Nutty and spicy, but with its 40.5% alc./vol. strength and minimum allowed 51% rye mashbill, this rye is on the mellow side.

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