Brand: Makers Mark
Type: Bourbon/American whiskey
Strength: 47% alc/vol
Essentially the original expression with extra vanilla’d spice. They achieve this dimension by inserting seared French oak staves into the barrels and bottling stronger by 2% abv.
Nose: Toffee sweetness and freshly cut wood. Toasty aroma, with sweet spices and deep, thick caramel.
Palate: Creamy and very soft. Exploding with spiciness; nutmeg, mulled wine spices, allspice, cinnamon.
Finish: Sweeter spices & grassy after a minute or so.