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We bottle only the finest whiskeys which meet our highest standards–whiskeys worthy of sharing to celebrate life’s special moments. Time spent with friends and family, or relaxing at the end of a successful day is the best time. At 15 STARS® our goal is to make this valuable time even better.

  • A Blend of Two Kentucky Straight Bourbons Aged 8 Years and Finished in a Single Vino de Naranja Cask
  • Single Barrel Selected by Founders Rick and Ricky for Father’s Day
  • The Blend was Flavor Proofed Before Finishing, and Bottled at a Finishing Cask Strength of 102.8 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: The pour begins with a delightfully sweet bouquet of fruit compote, honey, vanilla, and floral notes, with seasoned oak emerging from the background as the whiskey rests in the glass.

PALATE: An exquisite medley of sun-drenched citrus and golden honey intertwine with a sophisticated undertone of desert spices and tobacco leaf.

FINISH: The sip is concluded with a vibrant burst of orange peel which gracefully transitions to lingering old oak.

  • A Blend of Straight Bourbon Whiskeys from America’s First West aged 15, 9, and 7 years
  • Limited Release
  • Bottled at 106 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: Aged oak hides behind rich maple, vanilla cream, and toasted pecan, highlighted by sweet cinnamon, plum, and orange peel.

PALATE: A luscious palate of brown sugar, toffee, and rye spice is followed by rich oak and tobacco notes.

FINISH: Flavors of clove and charred oak create a lasting finish from this beautifully balanced blend of fine bourbons.

  • A Blend of Kentucky Straight Bourbons aged 8 and 15 years 
  • Limited Release
  • Bottled at 107 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: The nose is reminiscent of a gourmet candy shop with confectionary notes of toffee, fudge, fruit cake, and honeycomb combining to create brilliant bouquet of aromas.

PALATE: Opulent flavors of black cherry, bananas foster, and caramelized sugar are followed by charred oak and cigar box, which exhibit the extended aging of the blend.

FINISH: Rich black cherry flavor remains from the palate and carries to the end of an ever-enduring finish, complemented by the appearance of roasted nuts, coffee, and chamomile tea.

  • A Blend of Straight Rye Whiskeys from America’s First West aged 6, 7, and 9 years
  • Limited Release
  • Bottled at 105 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: Sweet fruit aromas of ripe pear, golden raisin, orange peel, and honey emerge boldly, balanced by a spice blend including cinnamon and nutmeg.

PALATE: The candied fruit notes from the nose remain and are joined by herbal spice and almond to form a round and full palate.

FINISH: The sip comes to an end with pleasant flavors of kumquat, almond, and lasting toasted oak.

Winner NYWSC "Best of Class" 2023
Worlds Best Bourbon
  • A Blend of Straight Bourbon Whiskeys from KY and IN aged 13 and 10 years 
  • Limited Release
  • Bottled at 115 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: Raisin, dried fig, clove, toffee, marshmallow, crème brûlée, and leather combine to create a magnificently complex aroma.

PALATE: On the palate, indulgent notes of fruit cake, plum, bananas foster, and sherry meld with charred oak and cacao beans.

FINISH: The finish begins with a burst of dark fruit and oak followed by long enduring notes of dried cherry, raisin, and seasoned oak.

  •  A Blend of Straight Bourbon Whiskeys from America’s First West aged 18, 15, and 10 years
  • Limited Release
  • Bottled at 98 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: A luscious assortment of maple, peanut brittle, candied orange, and lavender.

PALATE: Layers of pastry with ginger, allspice, and honeycomb compliment a smooth background of aged leather and seasoned oak.

FINISH: Tinges of herbal spice are accompanied by an incredibly long-lasting cigar box and leather finish.

  • A Blend of Kentucky Straight Bourbons finished in Cognac, Port, and Rum casks, aged 16 & 8 years
  • Limited Release
  • Bottled at 105 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: Layers of baked blackberry with cream, brown sugar, and nutmeg open up into aromas of leather, and cigar box to build a complex nose that continues to develop in the glass.

PALATE: Dark fruit and nutmeg make an appearance along with vibrant cognac, but eventually give way to caramel and aged oak, showing the strong character of the aged bourbons in the blend.

FINISH: Similar to the palate, the finish begins with a burst of rich port wine sweetness which transitions into seasoned oak and worn leather.

  • A Blend of Kentucky Straight Bourbons Aged 7 & 15 Years
  • Limited Release
  • Bottled at 107 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: On the nose, the fresh scent of cinnamon, rose petals, and apricot rest on rich maple and oak.

PALATE: Citrus and spice form an inviting balance with caramel and almonds to produce a satisfyingly round palate.

FINISH: The experience is concluded by a long and soft toasted oak finish.

  • A Blend of Kentucky Straight Bourbons Aged a Minimum of 8 Years
  • A Kentucky Exclusive Release
  • Bottled at 105 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: Classic Kentucky notes of pastry, oak, and cinnamon are highlighted by orange peel, fruit cake, and tobacco leaf.

PALATE: Rich dessert flavors of dried cherry, dark chocolate, and caramelized sugar are accompanied by seasoned oak and leather.

FINISH: Seasoned oak endures from the palate and lingers to create a long and smooth oak finish complemented by the appearances of orange chocolate and dessert spices.

Winner NY WSC "Best of Show" 2023
Worlds Best Whiskey
  • A Blend of Straight Rye Whiskeys from America’s First West aged 6, 7, and 8 years
  • Limited Release
  • Bottled at 105 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: An exquisite blend of aromas revealing layers of floral, dried fruit, and spice notes.

PALATE: Dried apricot, ginger, cinnamon, green tea, and lavender lead to a rich palate showcasing the aged rye whiskey components. Deeper on the palate, hints of dark cocoa balance traditional herbal tea, honey, and tobacco.

FINISH: A long finish balances light caramel with lingering ground pepper and rye spice. 

  • A Blend of Kentucky Straight Bourbons Aged at Least 14 Years
  • 1,650 Bottles Total
  • Bottled at 103 Proof

Tasting Notes

NOSE: On the nose, an indulgent bouquet of butterscotch and maple is highlighted by roasted nuts and tobacco.

PALATE: Dark chocolate and molasses complement cream and vanilla to create an incredibly rich mouthfeel.

FINISH: Dark chocolate carries over from the palate with initial notes of oak and coffee followed by a bold and enduring hazelnut finish.

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