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Starlight Straight Bourbon

  • Distiller:

    Starlight

  • Bottler:

    Starlight

  • ABV:

    46%

  • Age:

    4 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Intro:

    Distilled by Starlight Distillery in Indiana, this is their straight bourbon whiskey, distilled in house between the Ted and his two sons, and bottled on premise. 4 years old and 46% ABV, it checks a few asks from enthusiasts, so let's see how it fares.

  • Nose:

    Buttery baking spice, honey, clove and vanilla. Simple, sweet and approachable. No sign of youth on the nose, a touch of fruit like apple and pear, lightly yeast-y.

  • Taste:

    Thin palate, honey, almond, praline and baking spice. There's some youth here, a touch of grain and a spirit-y character, but it's minimal and hangs on for the back palate.

  • Finish:

    Short to medium finish, it's sweet and lightly nutty. Faint fruits, honey, a bit of oak and pepper. Better here, very solid.

  • Overall:

    Fun but not wildly novel. All in all, this is about as solid a craft bourbon as exists. Remarkable? Absolutely not. Palatable, versatile, and interesting enough for new drinkers or enthusiasts alike? Definitely.

  • Score:

    6

  • By t8ke
  • Our in house critic rates spirits on a scale of 0-10 (10 best) and is aggregated the same as external sources
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