Expertly handcrafted by Kentucky Bourbon "Hall of Famer" Eddie Russell. Wild Turkey 81 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon stands above every other Whisky in its category. Wild Turkey is aged longer - up to 8 years in charred American white oak barrels - used only once. Using Kentucky limestone purified water and bottled at higher proof. It costs more money to make, but it creates a better bourbon. Try straight or with a mixer.