What does Wild Turkey 101 taste like?

What does Wild Turkey 101 taste like?

Very much like the smell, Wild Turkey 101 tastes decent, but is far from great. Every sip has a mix of light to moderate sweetness, peppermint spice, cinnamon, oak, grain, and alcohol. The sweetness is made up of slightly sweet candy corn, vanilla, and bubblegum. It generally tastes young and a bit underdeveloped.

Is Wild Turkey bourbon top shelf?

Wild Turkey Bourbon 101 is another top-shelf bourbon from master distillers that exactly know what they’re doing down to the very last detail. Truth be told, this American liquor brand has perfected creating the premium spirit for more than 100 years.

How strong is 101 proof?

101 proof/50.5 percent ABV actually used to be a much more popular proof point!

How do you drink Wild Turkey 101?


  1. Fill a glass with ice and pour over 60mL of Wild Turkey 101 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
  2. Add 15mL of sugar syrup and a dash of bitters.
  3. Stir gently to combine.
  4. Garnish with an orange twist.

What does 101 mean in whiskey?

100 proof/50 percent ABV is a simple break point. It’s half, after all. It’s also the proof for bonded whiskey in America, probably for that reason. 101 proof/50.5 percent ABV actually used to be a much more popular proof point!

Is there a shortage of Wild Turkey bourbon?

While demand for quality American whiskey is at an all-time high, Wild Turkey is not affected by the ‘whiskey shortage’ that has been widely publicized by other distillers in the industry.

What year did Wild Turkey 101 become a brand?

Wild Turkey (bourbon)

Wild Turkey 101
Type Bourbon whiskey
Country of origin Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, United States
Introduced 1940
Proof (US) 80, 81, 86.8, 101, 108.2

Do you drink Wild Turkey straight?

Can You Drink Wild Turkey Neat? Drink it neat if you are a purist, which means you should drink it at room temperature and without adding any ice. About one finger of 101 proof Wild Turkey Bourbon Whiskey over ice. Consider taking a moment to admire the color and smell of the bourbon before you begin sipping.

  • August 15, 2022