Wild Turkey 101

70cl / 50.5%
  • Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Wild Turkey 101
Web Exclusive Price £31.95 £26.63 ex VAT (£45.64 per litre)
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America's biggest-selling premium bourbon, the much-loved Wild Turkey 101 is a richly-flavoured concoction with a mellowness that belies its high strength.

Wild Turkey 101 Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by The Whisky Exchange

    Nose: Big and peppery to start, with rye and caraway seed following. Toffee sweetness sits at the back.

    Palate: Intense and layered, with waves of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, hazelnuts and mint.

    Finish: Long and spicy.

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: Big! Peppery, spicy, lots of rye and caraway seed, but still fresh, with some toffee sweetness in there, too.

    Palate: Beautiful concentration, with waves of spicy cinnamon, clove and nutmeg, toasted hazelnuts and a faint, fresh, minty note.

    Finish: The wide-ranging spiciness lasts for a very long time.

    Comment: This is a big-hitting bourbon, loaded with punchy spice. Absolutely delicious.

44 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    30 December 2017

    Best Bourbon for your money. Amazing!

  • 5
    19 December 2017

    I am a little biased because I love bourbon. But I used to only drink wild turkey on thanksgiving to be funny and it was good. But after reading up a lot on wild turkey the history of it and Jimmy Russel. It’s hard not to be my favorite drink.

  • 5
    12 October 2017

    My first good bourbon, and a bulls eye. I am a scotch malt drinker and this is something else, totally. However, it is as complex and interresting as a good malt. Spicy, sweet and dark. Hints of cola, jam, nutmeg, mint, tea and caramel play the nose and tongue. Very well balanced.

  • 5
    2 October 2017

    It's the best bourbon in the world.

  • 5
    11 June 2017

    Bought this for my boyfriend after reading many reviews. When we first met he was a solid Jack Daniel's fan, so I purchased Single Barrel and he loved the smoothness. We then went out and he sampled some Eagle Rare 10 yr old, so I bought some of that and enjoyed it, again falling it's taste and smoothness. After looking around I noticed the Wild Turkey brand pop up in reviews, and a LOT of people love this drink for its smoothness and how surprisingly strong it is, although not over powered. As a surprise I bought this and my word, he's never looked back. It's too smooth. He simply can't put it down as it goes down a real treat, and he's said by far one of the best buys to date. With only a third left in the bottle it'll soon be time for another purchase.

  • 5
    11 May 2017

    Simply the best bourbon I know. Perfectly balanced between spicyness and sweetness, complex yet accessible, lots of body and great finish - and totally unapologetic: does not try to even vaguely ressemble any other spirit. If you don't like bourbon, this ain't for you. If you like bourbon, you'll find there's no need to look further: if there is anything out there at all that will top this, it comes at several times the price.

  • 5
    1 April 2017

    This is the one that gobbles at you. Have been sampling all the popular bourbons and ryes that are twice the price. This is better. Be careful though, it's smoothness will trick you into the sucker punch of the proof. I wanted more to sip just because of the elevated flavors from that proof but knew better than to go on! I'll come back tomorrow.

  • 4
    13 March 2017

    pleasantly surprised by this bottle of brown.

  • 5
    26 February 2017

    I'm sad I didn't discover this sooner. Such a high alcohol percentage that doesn't take away from it's amazing flavor. Defiantly a must try.

  • 5
    13 February 2017

    One of the Best Bourbon's on market. Have always drank Wild turkey 101

  • 5
    22 January 2017

    Outclasses bourbon at much higher price points. This urban legend that it is bottom shelf rain water inferior to jack Daniels needs to stop. This is what bourbon should taste like.

  • 5
    27 November 2016

    Best bourbon I've had. I don't find it harsh on the throat at all, and has a pleasant sweetness to it. It's 50.5% but you wouldn't notice. This can make it deadly, trust me!

  • 5
    22 April 2016

    This is very good bourbon. Aging is done in #4 char barrels, imparting a rich flavor. The WT folk also claim on their website that all grains used are non-GMO. there is no mention of the grains being doused with glyphosate, however. which is commonly used in the US immediately prior to harvest as a defoliant. There may be more expensive bourbons, but few offer much over this WT 101.

  • 5
    29 September 2015

    Spice n nice n Stu likes!

  • 5
    10 September 2015

    Wonderful stuff! The extra strength over the ''80'' puts it in a different class.

  • 5
    18 May 2015

    Always bin a Jd drinker until I discoverd the bird awesome bourbon

  • 5
    16 May 2015

    Im southern born and raised, this is my preferred bourbon. Great taste, smooth, but still a small bite which i prefer in my drink. I see that this site is in euros, which sucks for yall because that means its more expensive, but take it from me, this is a bourbon by real americans. They dont try to charge high prices and win high class awards, its just good whiskey. Cheers from America

  • 5
    10 December 2014

    Great bourbon, sweet caramel, with some fruity flavours in the background, and nice kick from the rye, its very smooth despite the proof, great value for money.

  • Tom 18 November 2013

    Fantastic!!! Having drank single malts for a while, I was sceptical about trying a bourbon. After reading reviews, I decided to give 101 a chance. What a whisky! Fantastic deep flavour with a lasting after taste. Take on board what all the fine people on here have also posted, it could knock you for 6 if you're not carefull!!!

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