Makers Mark American Pharoah Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky - Spirits Worth Raising

Makers Mark American Pharoah Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky

On October 1, 1953, William Samuels Sr. purchased Burks Distillery, which was situated in Loretto, Kentucky, for $35,000. Five years later, the distillery released the first bottles of Makers Mark Bourbon Whisky, which featured the distillerys distinctive red wax seal. The distillery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, and was listed as a National Historic Landmark in 1980.Made from a mash of corn, wheat and malted barley, Makers Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky (spelled without an e to honor the Samuels familys Scottish heritage) manages to marry large-scale, global production with rich tradition in a way that few other distilleries can rival. The actual makers of Makers Mark still rotate the barrels in the distillerys warehouses, bottle the whisky and dip the bottles in wax all by hand.Commemorating American Pharoahs historic Triple Crown victory in 2015, Makers Mark American Pharoah Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky proudly displays the now-legendary blue and yellow livery of Zayat Stables right on the bottle.Makers Mark has always had a strong connection with horse racing, says Rob Samuels, chief operating officer of Makers Mark Distillery. Without the support of the thoroughbred industry in the early days of our brand, Makers Mark simply wouldnt exist. Were honored to help grow the sport we love while also commemorating one of the most remarkable achievements in sports history.The whisky itself is incredibly smooth. Its aromas of sugar and vanilla lead to a soft palate and long finish filled with woody oak, caramel and fruity essences, making for easy-sipping. This is a limited edition bourbon, so pick up a bottle today!
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