Use of red winter wheat instead of rye produces a noticeably sweeter, less bitter, less harsh whisky. Pouring a rich golden amber colour with an enticing nose of butterscotch and vanilla bean; the palate is smooth with delectable toffee and milk chocolate flavour followed by a lightly spiced finish.
Double Gold Medal - San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2020
In pursuit of making a flavorful, easy-to-drink bourbon, Bill Samuels Sr. created Maker's Mark® using red winter wheat. Since the first bottle was sold in 1958, each bottle is still hand-dipped in its iconic red wax