What is difference between Makers Mark and Makers Mark 46?
There are 2 main differences between Maker’s 46 and Maker’s Mark. The first is that the 46 is aged longer which mellows it out more while adding more flavor. The second is that seared French oak staves are seeped in the bourbon towards the end of it’s additional aging process bringing out some even more flavors.
Why did Makers Mark change the 46 bottle?
While the bourbon inside the bottle remains the same, the new bottle design reinforces consistency of the brand’s visual identity and more tangibly brings to life its premium legacy. WHERE: Available at great whisky bars, restaurants and specialty whisky stores near you beginning in March 2022.
What does the symbol on makers mark mean?
Margie’s “S” is for Samuels, and the Roman numeral IV symbolizes her husband’s status as a fourth-generation distiller. (Son, Bill, Jr., later discovered that his father was actually a sixth-generation distiller.
Is Makers Mark a top shelf?
I enjoy Maker’s Mark, giving the regular version a “Mid Shelf” rating and this batch of cask strength a “Top Shelf” rating. I consider Maker’s Mark cask strength to be one of best widely available wheated bourbons on the market. Pappy and Weller bourbons are just too difficult to find and drink regularly.
How long is Makers Mark 46 aged?
Maker’s 46 is Maker’s Mark Bourbon finished with French oak staves. Maker’s 46 is aged just like Makers Mark, but after six years it’s dump and then returned to the barrel with the staves. The staves are “seared” or heavily toasted and not charred.
What is better than Makers Mark?
If you like Maker’s Mark, try Old Weller Antique 107 While you could jump from the most recognizable wheated bourbon, Maker’s, to the most coveted wheated bourbon, Pappy Van Winkle, there are other options in between (both in terms of taste and price).