Brand: Makers Mark
Strength: 47% ABV
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.