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

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Maker’s Mark Bourbon tells 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 »

New Maker’s Mark Bottle and label at 42%, 84 Proof

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  Here are photos of the new Maker’s Mark Bourbon with 42% ABV (84 proof) on the label and in the bottle. Tell us on this link how it makes YOU feel to see this new label? Also, listen to our podcast with Bill Samuels, Jr. from the May 2011 archive (stream below or on this link)  Listen… Read more »

How do YOU Drink Maker’s Mark? Vote in our poll!

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[polldaddy poll=”6896320″] At, we’re asking the survey question above how do YOU currently drink Maker’s Mark Bourbon? Please answer the question above by selecting your answering and push VOTE . Remember, this survey question is with regard to Maker’s Mark Bourbon specifically, not just any Bourbon. We’ll share results and more thoughts and updates on the… Read more »

Maker’s Mark reduces Bourbon by 3% ABV, proof reduction to help satisfy demand

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BREAKING NEWS: ‘s Tom Fischer spoke today with Rob Samuels, Chief Operating Officer of Makers Mark Bourbon Distillery, by phone as Samuels confirms that Maker’s Mark is reducing the ABV of their Bourbon by 3% effective immediately from 45% ABV (90 proof)  to 42% ABV (84 proof). The reduction of proof will be permanent for this global brand and will… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Bourbon Winter Recipes 2012-2013

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As the winter months continue, brings you some sweet Maker’s Mark recipes below for the holidays that will give you that Christmas feeling all year long. What is YOUR favorite way to drink and/or use Maker’s Mark in recipes during the holidays? Tell us below on this link. Recently, Maker’s Mark had their annual Candlelight Tours… Read more »

Maker’s 46 Blue and White Bottle

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Maker’s Mark Bourbon tells that they have just released the new Maker’s 46 Blue and White bottle. This limited edition bottling of only around 9,000 can be found in Kentucky and surrounding states for now.  While Maker’s calls it the “Maker’s 46 Blue and White bottle,” University of Kentucky Wildcast fans have embraced this… Read more »

Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon Maker’s Mark Bourbon Glaze

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Our Friends at tell that this Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon Bourbon Glaze is a finger-licking addictive glaze, spiked with brown sugar and an olive oil-butter combo with bourbon, cinnamon, cloves and cayenne for a spicy, smoky flavor. They also tell us that now that apples are in season for the Fall, it is… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge

Posted by & filed under Blog, Kentucky Derby. at Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge in Louisville, Kentucky. We join Bill Samuels Jr. and our Maker’s Lounge friends for a special evening celebrating Bill Samuel’s Jr., who tells us his son Rob Samuels the new COO of Maker’s Mark, has created a position just for Bill to stick around the business. We… Read more »

Maker’s Mark Winter Art

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The scene on the new  frosted Maker’s Mark Holiday Collector’s bottle is from an original oil painting by Mary Hagy as part of  her four seasons at Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky. These paintings were released as limited Edition prints. Mary tells she has a gallery in Bardstown and as been very busy… Read more »