Fall Drinks and Recipes with Maker’s Mark and Maker’s 46

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Bill Samuels, Jr. reminded BourbonBlog.com recently that Maker’s 46 is celebrating a birthday of just a little over one year old. To celebrate this and Autumn, we recognize that Maker’s Mark Bourbon has caramel and vanilla flavors that mesh well with the flavors of Fall. So we’re sharing below some seasonal recipes for cocktails and… Read more »

Maker’s 46 released! Interview with Master Distiller Kevin Smith and his own review of 46

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Click to play the podcast interview below as BourbonBlog.com interviews Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Kevin Smith about the new Maker’s 46 Bourbon which has just been released. Kevin talks about the availability and give his own review and thoughts on Maker’s 46. CLICK BELOW TO PLAY Here is a directory of where to find Maker’s… Read more »

Maker’s 46 New Video from Day of First Bottling and Dipping with Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear

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Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Kevin Smith, Brad Boswell, President and CEO of Independent Stave and Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear gather for the dipping of the first bottles of Maker’s 46 in red wax at the Maker’s Mark Distillery. In these exclusive videos below, Kevin Smith explains Maker’s 46 to Governor Steve Beshear. Kevin Smith Explains Maker’s… Read more »

Maker’s 46 Live Video Stream of the First Dip

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LIVE VIDEO: The first bottles of the new Maker’s 46 Bourbon are bottled and BourbonBlog.com brings you live video stream from the Maker’s Mark Distillery of them being dipped in red wax! Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will be dipping live today, June 29 around 4 pm EST below. Until then and perhaps even after, watch… Read more »

Maker’s 46 only months away from release, BourbonBlog.com speaks with Master Distiller Kevin Smith,

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BourbonBlog.com just spoke with Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Kevin Smith as he was thieving some Maker’s 46 from the barrels where the finishing process occurs. Kevin Smiths tells us that now after 7 weeks of the finishing process, the whiskey is tasting just as it should be. “It’s that nose which develops first on Maker’s… Read more »

New Maker’s 46, First Video Interview and Tasting With Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Kevin Smith on This Story

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BREAKING NEWS BourbonBlog.com is the FIRST media outlet to taste Maker’s 46, “New Expression of Maker’s Mark Bourbon” at the Maker’s Mark Distillery on video.  Maker’s Mark Master Distiller Kevin Smith gives BourbonBlog.com’s Tom Fischer this advance tasting and a candid interview on this soon to be released Bourbon from Maker’s, and you get to… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Rinsing Barrels, will the flavor change?

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Maker’s Mark Bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com that they will be changing things up again at the distillery by “rinsing” their Bourbon barrels after they are dumped to fully extract all the Bourbon trapped inside and adding to bottles of their Bourbon By using Bourbon in the barrel that currently isn’t being used, they say this change… Read more »