Baker’s 13 Year Single Barrel and Baker’s 7 Year Small Batch

Earlier this fall Jim Beam announced a re-branding of Baker’s Bourbon, which had been for many the 107 proof, 7 Year hidden gem of the Jim Beam Small Batch Collection.

The update shifts Baker’s out of the Small Batch Collection, leaving behind Booker’s, Knob Creek and Basil Hayden’s.  It is re-introduced as a 7 Year Single Barrel product, which does not yet appear to have hit our market.  Also introduced alongside was the 13 Year limited edition Baker’s Single Barrel.  The new 7 Year Single Barrel is said to retail for $70 (up from the approximate $45-50 price we see locally today for the 7 Year Small Batch), while the 13 Year retails for $100 in limited quantifies.

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30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 74 (Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel “Promise to Mr. Porkchop” – Rarebird101 Pick)

For the third consecutive year, over the month of November, Flight Club will be bringing you “30 Turkeys in 30 days.” Each day, we will post a review of a different Wild Turkey product. Throughout that journey, we will provide you with background information on the company, the products and the people behind the products, all of which we hope create a better understanding of what Wild Turkey brings to the world of bourbon. A table of contents for each of these posts can be found here.

Chapter 16, Part 6:

We continue our Chapter 16 look at Wild Turkey’s Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbons.  We follow yesterday’s RareBird101 “One & a Century” bottle with the second RareBird101 exclusive pick, “Promise to Mr. Porkchop.”

Earlier this month, we sat down with Ryan Alves.   Ryan participated with David and a few others to select this Camp Nelson F warehouse single barrel.  Ryan’s father, Roy aka “Mr. Porkchop,” passed in 2018.  Roy had dream of having his own single barrel bourbon.  In true RareBird101 class, this barrel was named “Promise to Mr. Porkchop” in honor of Ryan’s father and that dream.

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30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 73 (Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel “One and a Century” – Rarebird101 Pick)

For the third consecutive year, over the month of November, Flight Club will be bringing you “30 Turkeys in 30 days.” Each day, we will post a review of a different Wild Turkey product. Throughout that journey, we will provide you with background information on the company, the products and the people behind the products, all of which we hope create a better understanding of what Wild Turkey brings to the world of bourbon. A table of contents for each of these posts can be found here.

Chapter 16, Part 5:

We continue our Chapter 16 look at Wild Turkey’s Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbons.  Today, we bring you the first private pick from our friend David Jennings at rarebird101.com.

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30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 72 (Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Total Wine Pick – 2015)

For the third consecutive year, over the month of November, Flight Club will be bringing you “30 Turkeys in 30 days.” Each day, we will post a review of a different Wild Turkey product. Throughout that journey, we will provide you with background information on the company, the products and the people behind the products, all of which we hope create a better understanding of what Wild Turkey brings to the world of bourbon. A table of contents for each of these posts can be found here.

Chapter 16, Part 4:

We continue our Chapter 16 look at Wild Turkey’s Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbons.

Today, we bring you a 2015 Store Pick Russell’s Reserve “tear label” out of Total Wine in South Carolina, picked up by our friend Bryant_on_Bourbon.

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30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 71 (Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel “William K”)

For the third consecutive year, over the month of November, Flight Club will be bringing you “30 Turkeys in 30 days.” Each day, we will post a review of a different Wild Turkey product. Throughout that journey, we will provide you with background information on the company, the products and the people behind the products, all of which we hope create a better understanding of what Wild Turkey brings to the world of bourbon. A table of contents for each of these posts can be found here.

Chapter 16, Part 3:

We continue our Chapter 16 look at Wild Turkey’s Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbons.

Today, we bring you the “William K” pick from the Tyrone B warehouse.  This was a 2017 pick from Wholesale Spirits in Sumter, South Carolina.

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