Finished with 10 very distinct wood staves (Stave Profile RC6), the Maker's Mark® Wood Finishing Series 2019 Limited Release Bourbon was crafted to feature more pronounced fruit notes and a brighter finish while retaining the balance of baking spice and sweetness found in the original Maker's Mark®. This unique expression is being bottled in small quantities and will be available nationally for a limited time. Ask your local retailer for availability in your area.
Maker’s Mark® Wood Finishing Series 2019 Release
In our Wood Finishing Series, each bourbon has a proprietary stave profile. For the Maker's Mark Wood Finishing Series 2019 Limited Release Bourbon, that profile is on file as “RC6” with our partner, Independent Stave Company.
Fruit and sweetness
Fruit up front, a wave of baking spice hitting midpalate and the classic Maker's Mark® sweetness coming in at the end.
Vibrant and bright with spice and sweetness perfectly balanced for a lingering, light finish.
Cask Strength (108.2–110.5)
Making Maker’s Mark 46™
Our Wood Finishing Series began with the creation of Maker’s Mark 46™. We started with a barrel of fully matured Maker’s Mark at cask strength and then inserted 10 seared virgin French oak staves – stave profile 46 – into the barrel and finished the bourbon for nine additional weeks in our limestone cellar. The result was a remarkably smooth, yet distinctly bolder and more complex whisky.
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.
Available for a limited time in limited quantities.
Unique, flavorful and crafted just as meticulously as our original bourbon, the Wood Finishing Series offers options to please every bourbon lover's palate. Each expression is offered nationally with the Maker's Mark Wood Finishing Series 2019 Limited Release Bourbon available for a limited time. Ask your local retailer for availability in your area – and enjoy!