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Wild Turkey 12 Year Old 101 Proof Limited Edition 1990s

Lot: 135065
Wild Turkey 12 Year Old 101 Proof Limited Edition 1990s
Wild Turkey 12 Year Old 101 Proof Limited Edition 1990s
Wild Turkey 12 Year Old 101 Proof Limited Edition 1990s
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Winning Bid: £550

Wild Turkey 12 Year Old 101 Proof Limited Edition 1990s

Distillery:
Wild Turkey
Age:
12 Year Old
Vintage:
N/A
Region:
Kentucky, USA
Bottler:
Official
Cask Type:
N/A
Bottle Strength:
101 US Proof / 50.5%
Bottle Size:
75cl
Distillery Status:
Operational

Wild Turkey 12 Year Old 101 Proof Limited Edition 1990s

A limited edition bottling of Wild Turkey 12 year old, bottled at the expected 101 US Proof / 50.5%. This was bottled in 1991.

This product was first introduced in the mid-1980s, a period known as the "Glut Era" when a downturn in bourbon sales caused many distillers to end up overstocked with well-aged bourbon that was not generally to the tastes of the market at the time (although it was in Japan). The gold labelling was an attempt to premium-ise these older whiskies, and today they are generally regarded as fantastic releases.

The Wild Turkey distillery, originally known as Boulevard, was built in 1869 in Tyrone, Kentucky. The name Wild Turkey was not used until 1941 when some, shared on a hunting trip was referred to as, "some of that wild turkey whiskey". 

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Condition
  • Tarnishing on tin lid
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