Wild Turkey Bottled in Bond Bourbon Review

Wild Turkey Master's Keep Bottled In Bond Aged 17 Years Bourbon is a very unique bourbon, with wonderful flavors from beginning to end. Read on to learn all about it!

Wild Turkey
Master’s Keep Bottled in Bond Bourbon
Aged 17 Years
Proof: 100
MSRP: ~$180 (but likely sells for higher)

Please enjoy our Wild Turkey Bottled In Bond Aged 17 Years Bourbon review!

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This Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Bottled In Bond Bourbon Aged 17 Years is a special bourbon for me for a couple of reasons. First, I have an infatuation with Bottled in Bond bourbons, and this is only the second time that Wild Turkey has released one. So when was the first time you ask? Well, to be honest, I had to look that one up because I have never had it. It was American Spirit, a 15 year old bourbon released in 2007.

The other reason this Bourbon is special, in addition to it being aged 17 years, is that it was aged at Wild Turkey’s Camp Nelson warehouses. I’ve posted about those before. They are near and dear to my heart since my father is buried just opposite them at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. That aside, there’s just something special flavor-wise about the bourbon that has aged in them.

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Tasting Notes – Wild Turkey Bottled In Bond 17 Year Bourbon Review

Notes: The bottle has been open ~1 week. The bourbon was poured 1/2 hour before tasting.

👉Nose: Leather, tobacco, oak, caramel, butterscotch, with some sweetness and just the slightest hint of anise. The alcohol is relatively light.
👉Taste: Oak, butterscotch, caramel, light honey sweetness. The leather and tobacco are still there, too.
👉Finish: All the flavors continue into the finish, and some sweetness also remains. As the finish goes on, the alcohol becomes more noticeable with a moderate burn. Dryness and char develop later on in the long, long finish.


Wild Turkey 17 Year Old Bottled In Bond Bourbon is a very unique whiskey. The nose is just incredible, and unlike a lot of bourbons, all of those flavors continue on into the taste, and then even into the finish, where they are ultimately overcome by dryness and char. But that’s actually welcome. The finish is almost cleansing, like Fernet-Branca (an Italian digestif) after a large meal, getting me ready for my next sip. And that next sip could be quite a while a way, since the finish lasts a good long time. Cheers!🥃

We hope you have enjoyed our Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Bottled In Bond Aged 17 years Bourbon review!

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I recently reviewed the Wild Turkey Rare Breed Rye. You can read my review here. We also recently visited the newly renovated Wild Turkey Visitor Center and wrote about it in our article, Wild Turkey Visitor Center Now Open. Also, learn about Wild Turkey’s flagship bourbon in our Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon Review!

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