30 Days of Wild Turkey: Day 65 (Single Cask Nation 9 Year (Cask 18-428))

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 14, Part 5:

We continue this Chapter 14 with a look at some of the more recent Wild Turkey expressions.  Today, we bring the second 2019 Wild Turkey single barrel released by Single Cask Nation.  

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Wild Turkey Month Bonus: Video Reviews with Ryan Alves

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.

On day 62 and 63 of Wild Turkey Month 2019, Flight Club posted reviews of the two latest releases in the Whiskey Barons collection – the W.B. Saffell and Bond & Lillard.  This year, for the first time in Wild Turkey Month history, we were joined with a guest reviewer, Ryan Alves of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.   Ryan is a great supporter of Wild Turkey and a great friend of Flight Club.  We were thrilled to have him join us.

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Wild Turkey Month 2018 Conclusions and Parting Thoughts

It was another fun November, as we concluded our second Wild Turkey Month – 30 Turkeys in 30 Days.

Dusty Wild Turkey

Last year, we followed our Wild Turkey Month with a post discussing some of our key takeaways. Similarly, the following are some of our conclusions and parting thoughts after we had time to digest.

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Wild Turkey Month Day 60: Wild Turkey 101 8 Year – 1978 Decanter

Chapter 13, Part 4: 

Today we finish our last chapter of Wild Turkey Month 2018. This chapter focuses on Wild Turkey 8 Year 101’s from the 1970’s.  While many of these fit into the “Classic 101’s” profile from the last chapter, what makes this grouping unique is that each of the bourbons were bottled in ceramic decanters.

Over these last four days of November 2018, we will bring you reviews of each of these bourbons – 1975, 1976, 1977 and 1978.  We review these in chronological order.  For a background on these decanters, including a discussion of the lead risks associated with each, we invite you to read the review of the 1975 Wild Turkey 101 8 Year.

[Author’s Note:  This day – November 30, 2018 – is my 40th Birthday.  To help celebrate the occasion, I sought out a bottle of Wild Turkey 101 bottled in my birth year.  In my buying research, I came across a set of these decanters at online auction.  I jumped on the opportunity.  The bottles were shared lovingly with my fellow Flight Club member and other friends at my recent birthday party.  And of course we post the review of the 1978 on this my 40th birthday.  Cheers friends!]

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Wild Turkey Month: Day 59 (Wild Turkey 101 8 Year – 1977 Decanter)

Chapter 13, Part 3: 

Today we continue our last chapter of Wild Turkey Month 2018. This chapter focuses on Wild Turkey 8 Year 101’s from the 1970’s.  While many of these fit into the “Classic 101’s” profile from the last chapter, what makes this grouping unique is that each of the bourbons were bottled in ceramic decanters.

Over these last four days of November 2018, we will bring you reviews of each of these bourbons – 1975, 1976, 1977 and 1978.  We review these in chronological order.  For a background on these decanters, including a discussion of the lead risks associated with each, we invite you to read the review of the 1975 Wild Turkey 101 8 Year.

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