Rating 91
Style
American Whiskey
Whiskey
Produced In Kentucky
United States
ABV 50.5%
Availability Year Round
Price $23.00 
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Review Updated 2022-07-02

Wild Turkey 101 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Review

A favorite among bartenders, Wild Turkey 101 is perfect for mixing cocktails that pack a punch on a modest budget. Its high rye mash bill lends toasty sourdough notes to the nose, while the palate is rich in sweet caramel flavors. The high alcohol content is noticeable, but the bourbon's generous depth of aromas and flavors ensure it never dominates. Whether mixed in a cocktail, or sipped with a large ice cube, Wild Turkey 101 is a great value pick.

Wild Turkey 101 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Pros And Cons

Pros
  • Full of character
  • Relatively high alcohol content is well incorporated
  • Great value for money
Cons
  • Not as complex as some longer-aged whiskeys
  • Proof may be too high for some drinkers
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Wild Turkey 101 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
A favorite among bartenders, Wild Turkey 101 is perfect for mixing cocktails that pack a punch on a modest budget. Its high rye mash bill lends toasty sourdough notes to the nose, while the palate is rich in sweet caramel flavors. The high alcohol content is noticeable, but the bourbon's generous depth of aromas and flavors ensure it never dominates. Whether mixed in a cocktail, or sipped with a large ice cube, Wild Turkey 101 is a great value pick.

Reviewed On: 02-11-2020
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POINTS
Wild Turkey 101 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
A favorite among bartenders, Wild Turkey 101 is perfect for mixing cocktails that pack a punch on a modest budget. Its high rye mash bill lends toasty sourdough notes to the nose, while the palate is rich in sweet caramel flavors. The high alcohol content is noticeable, but the bourbon's generous depth of aromas and flavors ensure it never dominates. Whether mixed in a cocktail, or sipped with a large ice cube, Wild Turkey 101 is a great value pick.

Reviewed On: 02-11-2020