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Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit

September 18, 2013

Tags: wild turkey kentucky spirit, jimmy russell

Wild Turkey is one of the great Kentucky Bourbon distilleries, and is all the more appealing to some people because of its bad boy image. Take a whiff of 101, the signature whiskey, and it seems to conjure up visions of bikers and Hunter S. Thompson. In fact, the brand is big business, and has expanded considerably under four decades of corporate ownership---first by Pernod Ricard, and since 2009 by the Campari Group. The enormous facility in Lawrenceburg is a testimonial to its success. (more…)