Review #709 | /r/Bourbon Review #400 – Single Cask Nation: Wild Turkey Single Cask
The Schtick: This is a single barrel of Wild Turkey distillate that was picked and bottled by Single Cask Nation.
Distiller: Wild Turkey
Bottler: Single Cask Nation
ABV: 61% ABV
Age: 9 Years
Additional Info: Warehouse G, 6th Floor, One of 150 bottles.
Nose: Rich maple, toffee, tobacco, oak, pipe tobacco, thick molasses, allspice. Faint orange peel. Very rich butter cream.
Taste: Medium mouth feel. Bitter oak, cocoa, caramel, orange peel, pepper, allspice, butter cream, Werthers caramel and musty tobacco.
Finish: Long, some heat, bitter earthiness. Caramel, pepper, clove. Earthy tobacco.
Overall: Very good. The combination of age, proof and apparent barrel selection combines to leave us with a nice sample here. The price is hard to swallow, but it lines up with a large variety of very good Russell’s Reserve Single Barrels quality wise.
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