Wild Turkey Rare Breed
Barrel Proof

70cl / 56.4%
  • Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Wild Turkey Rare Breed / Barrel Proof
Web Exclusive Price £51.75 £43.13 ex VAT (£73.93 per litre)
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Wild Turkey Rare Breed was upped in strength to 56.4% in 2015. Blended from barrels of six to 12-year-old bourbon and bottled at barrel proof with no added water, Rare Breed has a rich, yet mellow flavour despite its high alcohol content.

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Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    • Nose:

      Plenty of plump raisins and sultanas, with heady notes of ground almond and marzipan. There’s also the clean fruitiness of green apple to balance things out plus some spice in the form of white pepper to lift the aromas.

    • Palate:

      Rich, sweet and spicy – baked apples drenched in honey, dried fruit and cinnamon. Rich texture, mouthcoating and very seductive.

    • Finish:

      The rich spiciness and sweetness lingers, with everything in balance.

    • Comment:

      A superb bourbon, this overdelivers in terms of the sweet fruit and spice, but it never feels cloying or heavy. Great balance.

49 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    23 December 2018

    Yes I love it – got the heat of a bourbon and the smoothness of a good brandy.

  • 5
    11 December 2018

    Very smooth, no hangover, in spite of high alcohol content. My favourite bourbon.

  • 5
    2 December 2018

    Rare Breed is a fantastic bourbon for this price point. Less astringent and medicinal than standard WT 101. It's surprisingly smooth and gentle for a high proof bourbon. A definite upgrade from the regular Wild Turkey. Highly recommended.

  • 5
    30 October 2018

    I've never had the 112 proof bottling, my review is for the current 116 proof bottling of Rare Breed. This is an amazing whiskey. It has a nice sweet and mellow flavor. Being a high ABV, you can add a few drops of water, if it's alcohol volume is too high for you, and the flavor profile comes out and is amazing.

  • 5
    5 October 2018

    This bourbon is one of my favorites. It isn't overly sweet. Worth every penny. Nice burn. Best of the Wild Turkey products. Highly recommend it.

  • 5
    23 September 2018

    Very smooth. Will definitely add it to my bar.

  • 5
    21 August 2018

    This is heaven. Spicy but sweet. Smooth but complex. So many delicious flavours. 116 proof.

  • 5
    4 August 2018

    I like a blended Scotch but this is better. Tried it after seeing it at the store and picked up 6 bottles for gifts.

  • 4
    14 July 2018

    Smooth, I would have this again. A lovely drop

  • 5
    8 April 2018

    Superb, smooth, requires another sip.

  • 5
    21 March 2018

    very very good bourbon

  • 5
    24 February 2018

    Mellow given the higher proof.... fruity, complex flavors.... a solid sipping bourbon

  • 5
    12 January 2018

    The first thing I ever bought form an abc store, it was one of my great grandfather's favorites so that in mind, it was the first thing I tried after my 21st birthday, to say the least I wasn't disappointed. I'd take a bottle of Wild Turkey Rare Breed over a bottle of Jack Daniels any day.

  • 5
    6 January 2018

    One of the best bourbons ever! Buy it

  • 5
    21 November 2017

    Fantastic flavour

  • 3
    2 November 2017

    I first met TRB in about 1999 my only disappointment is that I can no longer get the Legend the Reserve the Signature the TRB was as expected.

  • 5
    25 October 2017

    Stunning Bourbon Love The Blend Of Both 6 & 12 Yrs

  • 5
    15 October 2017

    As expected thank you.

  • 4
    3 October 2017

    It is softer than my 2008 at 54.1% surprising if only you could find the Legend Tradition or Reserve.

  • 1
    27 February 2017

    Not as nice at it was in 108.2 version, has got a lot less flavour now

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