Wild Turkey Experience Saturday, May 17th 9:30am
Come and experience an exclusive, truly once in a lifetime opportunity, helping the ‘Buddha of Bourbon’, the ‘Master Distiller’s Master Distiller’ Jimmy Russell celebrate his 60th Anniversary at Wild Turkey, an experience real Bourbon lovers will never forget!
Re-live the infamous ‘Wild Turkey Hunt’ that gave this iconic Bourbon its name, spending 3 hours exploring the picturesque grounds of this famous Lawrenceburg distillery, personally hosted by not one but two Bourbon Hall of Famers, the father and son Master Distillers Jimmy & Eddie Russell.
Explore the inner sanctum of a historic Rickhouse and enhance your appreciation of the power of deepest ‘alligator’ char aging while you learn new skills and get your hands dirty personally selecting and rolling barrels of aged whiskey under the watchful eye of Jimmy Russell.
Learn about the power of non-GMO grains as you’re whisked back in time to a fireside re-telling of the ‘Turkey Hunt’ tale hosted by Eddie Russell, before re-living the excitement of a skeet shoot in celebration of that historical moment that inspired an icon.
Finally, be transported back to modern day for a chance to truly get to know Jimmy and Eddie and the magic that goes into the whiskey they make with a barrel side tasting of the yet-to-be-released, ultra-premium, limited edition celebrating an unprecedented event in Bourbon history – Jimmy Russell’s 60th anniversary at the Wild Turkey Distillery.
After spending so much time with these living legends, depart as newfound friends with a parting gift, a personally inscribed bottle of Jimmy’s favorite signed on-the-spot by both Jimmy and Eddie Russell.