Maker's Mark Straight Bourbon Whiskey

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Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Maker's Mark bourbon

Produced by: Maker's Mark Distillery
Owned by: Beam Suntory
UK distribution by: Edrington-Beam Suntory
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alc./vol: 45%

Proof: 90°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United States United States

Maker’s Mark is regarded by many as being the first Kentucky Straight Bourbon to market itself as a ‘premium’ brand. It is also noted for its high corn content and being blended in batches of 150 casks which fill around 3,000 cases.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 09/04/2015

Appearance:

Clear, golden amber with a coppery orange tint.

Aroma:

Well matured fruitcake with honey, vanilla, overripe banana, nuts and dried topical fruit.

Taste:

Soft palate of corn on the cob served on buttered lightly burnt toast with maple syrup, vanilla, bitter chocolate, espresso and spicy oak (nutmeg).

Aftertaste:

Long, nutty, dry, vanilla oak, butterscotch, bitter chocolate and espresso.

Overall:

An approachable, satisfying and easy-drinking bourbon.

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