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Wild Turkey 8 Year Old No.8

Wild Turkey 8 Year Old No.8 bourbon whisky


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•    Collectors’ series
•    Ornate and unique ceramic decanter
•    Aged 8 years
•    ABV 50.5%, 75cl


Wild Turkey 8 Year Old No.8 is part of a collectors’ series of ceramic decanters. The decanters depict the bird this bourbon whisky takes its name from -- the wild turkey.

The story behind the name dates back to 1940 when a Nichols Distilling executive, Thomas McCarthy, went on a trip with friends to hunt wild turkey birds. He brought with him some bourbon whisky from the distillery. The following year when planning the same hunting trip, McCarthy’s friends asked to bring more of the “wild turkey bourbon” he had brought on the first trip. The name stuck.

Normally specially bottled decanters are beautifully crafted glass. The fact this is ceramic and so ornately designed makes this series from Wild Turkey unique.

The bourbon inside the decanter is the famous 8 year old 101 proof (ABV 50.5%). It is powerful and rich as a result of the methods used in its production -- methods that were designed to produce a traditional bourbon whisky. More...

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Austin, Nichols Distilling Co., Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, USA
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