Rare Breed is a â€œbarrel-proof bourbonâ€ (112.8 proof, 56.4% alcohol), meaning it has no added water to lower the proof or dilute the flavor after itâ€™s been distilled. This bourbon is a unique marriage of Wild Turkey 6-, 8-, and 12-year-old stocks, giving it a remarkably smooth flavor considering its high alcohol content.Â
Jimmy Russell, Wild Turkey Bourbon Master Distiller,Â keeps his Rare Breed in the freezer so he doesnâ€™t have to add ice, which would dilute the flavor
Rich oak notes on the nose give way to caramel, chocolate with hints of floral and fruit notes. Warm butterscotch and vanilla on the palette and a finish of fruit, spices and lingering caramel sweetness.