Episode 33 features Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. A standard bearer of American bourbon bottled at 50.5% ABV, or 101 proof. It retails for about $27 for a 750ml bottle.
Enjoy this episode with some Wild Turkey!
Wild Turkey's official website: https://wildturkeybourbon.com/
Brief Historical Timeline:
Wild Turkey goes great in any classic bourbon or whiskey cocktail, it's also well known to "improve the flavor of ice!"
Here's the original cocktail, Wild Turkey's take on the Old Fashioned:
Wild Turkey Old Fashioned:
2 oz Wild Turkey 101 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
1/4 oz simple syrup
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Stir ingredients together. Pour over ice into a rocks or Old Fashioned glass and garnish with an orange peel.
Wikipedia article on Wild Turkey
Wikipedia article on alcohol proof
Rare Bird 101 website timeline of Wild Turkey
Wild Turkey Bourbon Short Film with Matthew McConaughey
YouTube interview with Jimmy Russell
YouTube interview with Jimmy and Eddie Russell
PBS interview via YouTube with Jimmy Russell
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