Maker’s 46

We age Maker’s 46 a bit longer inside barrels containing seared French oak staves. The staves create bolder, more complex flavors – while eliminating the bitterness that usually comes with whiskies that are aged longer.



Maker’s 46 is a premium bourbon whiskey produced by Maker’s Mark distillery. Here are the details:

– Brand: Maker’s Mark
– Type: Bourbon Whiskey
– Expression: Maker’s 46
– Aging: Maker’s 46 is aged for a minimum of six years, similar to the standard Maker’s Mark bourbon.
– Finishing Process: Maker’s 46 undergoes a unique finishing process where seared French oak staves are inserted into the barrels, resulting in additional aging and flavor development.
– Mash Bill: Maker’s 46 uses a mash bill consisting of 70% corn, 16% wheat, and 14% malted barley.
– Color: Amber with golden hues.
– Nose: Aromas of vanilla, caramel, oak, and a hint of spice.
– Taste: Smooth and rich, with flavors of caramel, toffee, vanilla, baking spices, and a subtle oak influence.
– Finish: Lingering and warm, with a balance of sweetness and spice.

Maker’s 46 is known for its robust and complex flavor profile, which is achieved through the unique finishing process. The seared French oak staves introduce additional layers of flavors and enhance the bourbon’s character. Maker’s 46 retains the signature smoothness and approachability of Maker’s Mark while offering a deeper and more intricate taste experience. It can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in classic bourbon cocktails. Maker’s 46 has gained a loyal following among bourbon enthusiasts and is a notable expression from the Maker’s Mark distillery.

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