Wild Turkey American Honey NV

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A smooth honey liqueur made from a blend of pure honey and Wild Turkey Bourbon Whiskey. Bottled at 71 proof.

Region: USA

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Wild Turkey:
Originally established in 1855 as the Old Moore Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Wild Turkey is one of Kentucky's most famous whiskeys. It was purchased by the Ripy brothers in 1905. In 1940, executive Thomas McCarthy selected some 101 proof straight bourbon for a turkey hunt. The next year his friends asked him for "some of that wild turkey whiskey", and a brand was born. Austin Nichols purchased... Read more
Originally established in 1855 as the Old Moore Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Wild Turkey is one of Kentucky's most famous whiskeys. It was purchased by the Ripy brothers in 1905. In 1940, executive Thomas McCarthy selected some 101 proof straight bourbon for a turkey hunt. The next year his friends asked him for "some of that wild turkey whiskey", and a brand was born. Austin Nichols purchased the company in 1970 and was purchased by the French drinks conglomerate Pernod Ricard in 1980. Although Wild Turkey's recipe remains a closely guarded secret, the company has revealed that it uses a higher proportion of malted barley and rye in its bourbons lending them more complexity and spicy pepper notes. It is distilled to 115 proof and aged in heavily charred barrels. Wild Turkey's line currently includes: -an 80 proof bourbon -an 86.8 proof bourbon -a 101 proof bourbon -8-year-old bourbon (101 proof) -12-year-old bourbon (101 proof) -Kentucky Spirit, a single-barrel bourbon (101 proof) -Rare Breed, a barrel-proof bourbon (108.4 proof) -a 101 proof rye whiskey -American Spirit, a 15 year old bourbon (100 proof) -American Honey, a bourbon-based honey liqueur (71 proof) Read less

External Reviews for Wild Turkey American Honey

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
05/12/2008

From one of the premier bourbon producers comes this delicously sweet honey liqueur.


External Review
Source: eVintner Wines and Spirits
06/01/2013

A true bourbon based liqueur made with real american honey for an exceptionally smoot sweet taste.


External Review
Source: eVintner Wines and Spirits
02/07/2013

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A smooth honey liqueur made from a blend of pure honey and Wild Turkey Bourbon Whiskey. Bottled at 71 proof.

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