Longbranch was made in collaboration with Wild Turkey master distiller Eddie Russell and the brand’s creative director, actor Matthew McConaughey. Aged for 8 years in new, charred American oak, it is refined with Texas mesquite and oak charcoals. Bottled at 86 proof.
How long is Wild Turkey bourbon aged?
Once the barrels are filled, they’re stored for aging. Starting at two years, we taste our bourbon annually until its fully matured. We age our whiskey longer than most distilleries, giving it the time it needs to develop its distinctive, rich flavor.
What does wild turkey Longbranch taste like?
Vanilla syrup and corn sweetness on the nose with hints of toasty grains. Caramel and spices on the palate with subtle smokiness and a hint of oak and char. It’s warm and smooth from start to finish. Warm and dry with a trail of caramel and spice with a final hint of smoke.
Is Longbranch a whiskey?
We’re proud to introduce Wild Turkey Longbranch: 8 year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon made in small batches and refined with Texas Mesquite and American Oak charcoals. This unique process results in an extraordinarily balanced and smooth sipping whiskey with subtle hints of smoky sweetness.
Does Wild Turkey get better with age?
Spur Lengths — How to Age Your Gobbler
Spurs will still show some wear differences due to the habitat or geographical area a turkey is found but generally they keep getting longer and sharper as the turkey ages. There are also differences in spur length between the different sub-species.
Is Maker’s Mark a sipping whiskey?
Maker’s Mark Private Select bourbon is an excellent bourbon for sipping with some ice or drinking neat. It has a perfect blend of apple, caramel, and vanilla when you open the bottle and inhale its pleasant aroma. … You’ll notice lingering notes of vanilla, oak, and caramel, which gives this bourbon a traditional taste.
Is Wild Turkey a rye whiskey?
Wild Turkey Straight Rye Whiskey is an 81 proof (40.5% alcohol) ode to America’s first distilled spirit: rye whiskey. When making Wild Turkey Rye, we use a deeper, “alligator” char for extra flavor.