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Starlight Carl T. Huber’s Double Oaked Bourbon

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Classification: Straight Bourbon Finished in Unused Seguin Moreau Vanilla Toast Barrels

Company: Starlight Distillery

Distillery: Starlight Distillery

Release Date: Ongoing

Proof: 96

Age: 4 Years (Finished for an additional 8 months)

Mashbill: Blend of 60% Corn, 20% Rye, 20% Malted Barley and 51% Corn, 20% Rye, 20% Malted Barley, 9% Wheat

Color: Mahogany

MSRP: $60 (2020)

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NOSE

Rich vanilla | Cherry | Apple | Butterscotch | Enjoyable intensity

palate

Vanilla | Baking spice | Cinnamon | Apple pie | Oak | Thin mouthfeel contrasted by rich flavors

finish

Oak | Leather | Overly dry

uniqueness
value
overall

With the standard Starlight Carl T. Huber’s Small Batch Bourbon already leaning towards an oaky flavor profile, I wouldn’t have expected the company to then double barrel it. It seemed like a risky endeavor, but to my surprise, it made for a better product. It’s still very oaky, but the double barrel brings forward much more baking-related flavors and a surprise robustness in flavor. Despite a twinge of youthfulness, it’s still a solid sipper.

The sample used for this review was provided to us at no cost courtesy its respective company. We thank them for allowing us to review it with no strings attached.
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Written By: Eric

August 26, 2020
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