With this 2023 Wood Finishing Series release, Maker's Mark is showcasing the influence of their unique 110 barrel entry proof (BEP), going in at this lower proof to achieve the one-of-a-kind taste profile Bill Samuels, Sr., established in 1953. Anything less or more wouldn’t truly be or taste like the Maker’s mark you know.
To celebrate this special 110 entry proof, they created an expression that features even more of what you get from a lower entry proof - more wood sugars, more barrel characteristics, and, ultimately, a more flavorful sip.
The first chapter of the Wood Finishing Series has been a way of honoring all the elements that make Maker’s Maker’s, But with this seventh and final expression, they’re closing the chapter out (with a just-as-exciting chapter to follow). Enjoy accordingly!
Tasting Notes: An expression with prominent wood sugars bringing first strong notes of vanilla, caramel, and sweet spice.