Austin Nichols Wild Turkey
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Firstly, For the next three decades. Austin Nichols remaine a non distiller producer bottling bourbon purchase on the open market under the Wild Turkey brand. Much of this whiskey was purchase from the Ripys/Gould distillery in Tyrone. In 1971, Austin Nichols purchase the facility. Further, then know as the Boulevard Distillery, and change the name to the Wild Turkey Distillery.
Meanwhile, An old bottling of Wild Turkey at 40%. It’s rare to see the brand bottle at less than their standard ‘101 proof’ (50.5%). We estimate this bottle dates from the 1980s.
However, an estimate 20% of the whiskey flowe into the Kentucky River. Further, The river contamination require the temporary shutdown of the water treatment plant. Officials ordere water usage restrictions. Businesses and schools were close because of the water shortage. The alcohol spill also deplete the oxygen in the river. killing an estimate 228,000 fish along a 66-mile stretch. The EPA and the Coast Guard’s Gulf Strike Team aerate the river using equipment mounte on barges.
In conclusion, Austin Nichols Wild Turkey is a bourbon distillery founde in 1869 in Tyrone, near Lawrenceburg, in the state of Kentucky. The Wild Turkey brand is said to have been founde after Thomas McCarthy. A director of the brand’s bottler Austin Nichols, took home a few samples of bourbon from a trip to hunt wild turkey in 1940. According to legend. He invite some close friends to taste what would become Wild Turkey Bourbon and they were immediately smitten.