Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon Eagle River Selection Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon Eagle River Selection

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  • Distiller:

    Wild Turkey

  • Bottler:

    Wild Turkey

  • ABV:

    55%

  • Age:

    NAS

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Intro:

    Russell's Reserve bourbon is a fairly well aged single barrel release from WT that is bottled at 55% ABV. This sample came in a swap well after my Gobble Til You Wobble Series which was nice. That was a lot of turkey. The break in between was refreshing.

  • Nose:

    Calssic turkey spice and cinnamon. Caramel, clove and some faint orange zest.

  • Taste:

    Medium mouthfeel, some heat. Caramel, clove and pepper and dominant notes. Lots of allspice.

  • Finish:

    Medium length, hot and oaky. Orange is here with caramel, pepper and dry tannins.

  • Overall:

    Overall, this was nice but far from remarkable. Its a standard, on-profile gobbler - which is never bad, but often not particularly exciting either. What it does, it does well.

  • Score:

    6

  • By t8ke
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