Maker's Mark Cask Strength

Bourbon

Maker's Mark // Kentucky, USA

community rating

3.91
3 out of 5 stars
( 1235 )

Maker's Mark Cask Strength is a new release that is bottled exclusively in 375ml bottles. This isn’t a single cask bottling, but rather a blend of up to 19 different barrels with varying proofs and ages. This was Batch No. 14-01 which was put into the bottle at 56.6%. It is made from the traditional Maker's Mark corn, red winter wheat and barley mash bill.

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    56.6
  • Bourbon
    Produced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak containers.
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"The nose is very grassy with hints of eucalyptus, tobacco, banana and hay. The heat comes on the palate much stronger than on the nose. Bright citrus brightens the char characteristics with orange zest and is followed by apricot. The finish is medium short with salinity holding up the last hints of vanilla and honeysuckle."

Score 90

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