Character isn't made by machine.

hand drawn black and white illustration of a bottle of Makers Mark bourbon getting dipped in wax
hand drawn black and white illustration of a bottle of Makers Mark bourbon getting dipped in wax
How it's Made

How it's Made

Red winter wheat, Kentucky limestone water, copper stills, our finishing process and plenty of time make Maker's Mark what it is. Learn more about the handmade process that produces every bottle of our bourbon whisky.

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hand drawn black and white illustration of Maker's Mark Old Fashioned cocktail
hand drawn black and white illustration of Maker's Mark Old Fashioned cocktail
Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

Often cited as the original cocktail, today the Old Fashioned is still one of the most called-for classics at bars across the world. While a favorite of bartenders, it's also simple to make at home.

Our bourbon.

Whether you're after a smooth, full-flavored bourbon to sip neat or something to use in your favorite cocktail, any of these Maker's Mark® expressions are a great place to start. Click the bottles to learn more about each bourbon.

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

Enjoy a taste of Maker’s®. Any way you please.

Whether it’s kicking back with a classic cocktail, shopping online for the latest Maker’s® merchandise or both at the same time, we offer plenty of ways to enjoy Maker’s Mark.

Tall Icy Glass of the Bourbon and Ginger cocktail Next to a Bottle of Maker's Mark
Tall Icy Glass of the Bourbon and Ginger cocktail Next to a Bottle of Maker's Mark

Maker's® & Ginger

With its only ingredients being ice, ginger ale, lime and Maker's Mark Bourbon, even the experienced mixologist will find the Maker's & Ginger hard to pass up.

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Makers Mark 46 in the background with bar tools in front
Makers Mark 46 in the background with bar tools in front

No shirt. No shoes. No problem.Shop Online.

Treat yourself to something special, find the perfect gift or browse to your heart’s content. Our online gift shop makes it easy with a wide selection of Maker’s Mark® merchandise including apparel, barware, confections and a whole lot more.

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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.

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