Wild Turkey Distillery Old No.8 Brand 86.8 Proof 43.4% NV

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Wild Turkey Distillery - Old No.8 Brand 86.8 Proof 43.4% NV No Original Box Included!r
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Distillery Wild Turkey Distillery
Bottler OB
Serie 86.8 Proof
Bottled for
Distilled date 1986
Bottling date Not Specified
Country United States
Region Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
Cask Type New White American Oak Charred
Cask Number
Alcohol percentage 43.4
Volume 0,70
Condition No Original Box Included!r
Label Perfect
Stock 0

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In the heart of Kentucky, where bourbon runs in the veins of the land, the Wild Turkey Distillery has been crafting exceptional spirits for generations. Among their distinguished offerings, the Wild Turkey Distillery Old No. 8 Brand Rare Breed at 86.8 proof (43.4% alcohol by volume) stands out as a true gem in the world of bourbon.

The Old No. 8 Brand pays homage to the heritage of Wild Turkey, a brand that has become synonymous with quality and tradition. This particular expression, Rare Breed, showcases the distillery's commitment to producing bold and flavorful bourbons that capture the essence of the American spirit.

As you pour a dram of Wild Turkey Rare Breed, the deep amber color in the glass hints at the richness and maturity that comes from a careful aging process. The nose is greeted with a robust and inviting aroma—a melange of vanilla, caramel, and a subtle hint of spice. It's a prelude to the sensory journey that awaits with each sip.

At 86.8 proof, Rare Breed strikes a balance between potency and approachability. The higher alcohol content enhances the flavors, allowing them to unfold with intensity while maintaining a smooth and enjoyable character. This is a bourbon that demands attention, inviting enthusiasts to explore its depth and complexity.

On the palate, the Wild Turkey Distillery Old No. 8 Brand Rare Breed reveals a symphony of flavors. The signature sweetness of corn, a hallmark of quality bourbons, is complemented by notes of honey, baking spices, and a touch of oak. The careful blending of barrels contributes to a well-rounded and harmonious taste profile, a testament to the artistry of Wild Turkey's master distillers.

The Rare Breed expression is a celebration of the distillery's rich history and dedication to the craft. It's a nod to the past, a time when bourbon-making was as much an art as it was a science. The 86.8 proof is a salute to the Wild Turkey legacy, a proof that not only honors tradition but also paves the way for a future where exceptional bourbons continue to be crafted.

The finish is a lingering warmth, leaving a satisfying and memorable aftertaste. As the flavors dance on the palate, there's a sense of fulfillment that comes from savoring a bourbon with such depth and character.

In a world where bourbons are plentiful, Wild Turkey Distillery Old No. 8 Brand Rare Breed stands tall as a testament to the distillery's unwavering commitment to quality. It's more than a drink; it's a journey through the history of bourbon-making, a glimpse into the passion and expertise that define the Wild Turkey brand. Whether enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in a classic cocktail, Rare Breed is an invitation to experience the wild and untamed spirit of Kentucky in every sip. Cheers to the enduring legacy of Wild Turkey and the exceptional quality found in each bottle of Old No. 8 Brand Rare Breed!

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