30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 12 (Rare Breed W-T-01-99)

Over the month of November 2017, 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 4

In Chapter 2, we brought you the history of Wild Turkey’s first single barrel bourbon – the Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit.  A few years prior, in 1991, Wild Turkey introduced their first barrel strength bourbon, the Wild Turkey Rare Breed (being batch W-T-01-91).

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30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 11 (Bond and Lilliard Review)

Chapter 3, Part 2.

Over the month of November 2017, 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.

Yesterday, we brought you Part 1 of this Chapter 3 of Wild Turkey Month, with background of the 2017 introduction of the Whiskey Barons Series, consisting of the Old Ripy and Bond & Lillard products.   Today we sample the Bond & Lillard bourbon.

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30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 10 (Old Ripy Review)

Chapter 3, Part 1.

Over the month of November 2017, 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.

In Chapter 1, we brought you the history of the Wild Turkey distillery, which included an overview of Thomas B. Ripy’s (and resulting family corporation’s) involvement with the distillery.

In this Chapter 3, we link that history to Wild Turkey’s first non-Turkey branded products in modern years – the Whiskey Barons Collection and the  “reproductions” of Old Ripy and Bond & Lillard bourbons.  This link, however, may be as much play-on-names as it is lineage to historic products.

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30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 9 ( Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit – Oklahomans for Oklahomans Review)

Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit

Chapter 2, Part 4.

Over the month of November 2017, 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.

In this Chapter 2, we continue the Wild Turkey story through its present day 101 proof single barrel offering, the Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit.  Today we bring you a review of Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit – Oklahomans for Oklahomas Pick purchased in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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