Character isn't made by machine.

A better world. One sip at a time.

A better world. One sip at a time.

Clean water is vital to what we do at the Maker’s Mark Distillery – and to the earth. That’s why we’ve committed to cleaning 75,000 pounds of trash from the world’s oceans and waterways. Join the cause by ordering or mixing your favorite Maker’s Mark® cocktail and posting a picture of it on social with #CocktailsForCleanups.

A julep worth celebrating.

A julep worth celebrating.

Only in Kentucky can a cocktail get its own month-long celebration. In 2013, the city of Louisville proclaimed April 4 to May 4 as Mint Julep Month® – and Maker’s Mark and Garden & Gun have happily kept the party going. Everything you need to join in the festivities can be found in this recipe.

Maker's Mark in delicious detail.

Learn all about the history and cast of characters behind Maker's Mark Bourbon and the time-honored process required to make it, from a breakthrough bread-baking experiment to the maverick marketing that helped elevate an upstart bourbon brand.

Making Maker's Mark.

The Maker's Mark you know today is made just as it was when we filled our first bottle. This can feel like an old-fashioned, inefficient process at times, but we wouldn't have it any other way. See how it's done and what goes into making our newer expressions of Maker's® below.

Making Maker's

Meet the makers.

Maker's Mark is the legacy of a family whose whisky-making saga spans several generations. Members of the Samuels family have become icons and even Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame inductees. You can explore their unique stories and contributions to the bourbon industry here.

Meet the Samuels family

The Maker's Mark Ambassador program.

Think you might be Maker's material? Want to help us spread the word about all things Maker's Mark? Then you should consider becoming a Maker's Mark Ambassador. You'll be treated to insider news and event invitations. We'll even age a barrel with your name on it.

Become an Ambassador