samurai_chicken says on March 1, 2021
sweet and smooth.
This golden amber drop is something special and all the way from Kentucky USA! It is a mist for all bourbon lovers!
On the nose you will find a subtle vanilla tone with notes of roses, line and cocoa.
It is complimented by fresh fruit on the palate.
The finish is spicy and oaky making this is well balanced bourbon!
sweet and smooth
brown sugar, buttered popcorn and a bit of spice. sweet taste with a oakiness. always solid
Relatively smooth. Cherry and some vanilla on the nose. Oak and wood on the palate with some tannins. Brown sugar and some spice to go with.
Very strong on the taste, a bit overpowering, nice in the nose with different flavours coming through
Well rounded one, vanilla and caramel note at smell and slightly ashe after taste
I like it. However its been my first Whisky since a while now. I am starting a new journey of Whisky Tasting now. Can't recall the taste of my previous Whisky's so I stick with rhe average review here.
I'm not a fan of Bourbon but this one is quite tasty. Not as spicy as advertised but there are some new and interesting flavors in there for sure. You can taste alcohol easily but that's nothing that some ice wouldn't handle.
A Much better budget bourbon then Wild Turkey or Jim Beam
Standard bourbon notes, Vanilla, caramel, candied cherries, charcoal. all around very sweet. some caramel
Vanilla, scotch finger biscuits and charcoal, then candied cherries and caramel. Some apple.
A lingering cherry and vanilla. A nice oak and a little salt
Отличный кентукийский бурбон!
Многие говорят, что он простенький... но при этом большинство сравнивают бурбоны именно с Maker' Mark. Я бы его назвал эталоном бурбона, ибо он действительно настолько, на мой взгляд, классический и правильный, что по праву многими считается королем бурбонов.
Аромат изящный, много кукурузной сладости и ванильной выпечки. Явственно проступает дуб, а потом немного цветочной сладости, переходящей в пряности.
Вкус... вкус, для меня, безупречно правильный, может быть без сюрпризов, но явный, ожидаемый сильный. Явственно чувствуется кукуруза и дуб, ваниль, сладкая выпечка, мёд. Несмотря на 45% не спиртуозный.
Послевкусие долгое, с медовыми и ванильными нотками, переходящими к терпким пряностям.
Великолепный продукт, ни разу не пожалел, что покупаю его. Часто, выбирая бурбон в баре, беру именно его, т.к. знаю, что получу от этого напитка.
Nice Bourbon,good kick at 45%
for the price, really nothing to complain about. a fairly balanced, spicy bourbon with secondary vanilla sweetness. would be a great mixer if you're looking for a spicy bourbon in your cocktails. rivals a buffalo trace, far better than a jack daniels or Jim beam
fairly subtle oak and vanilla. light alcohol, hint of orange.
dominant flavor is oak spice. secondary vanilla sweetness.
quick light finish, with slight oilliness on the end.
God och enkel. Lättdrucken, finare doft än smak men inga fel
Fin, vanilj och gräddkola
Tunn och svår att sätta ord på. Mild
Kort. Svaga, söta toner
Brown sugar, Cherry.
Cherry, Brown sugar
Strong banana like Jack Daniels
tiene un sabor dulzón pero como viejo,. no es demasiado bueno para tomar. NET se nota demasiado el alcohol , el hielo enmascara ese alcohol no lo recomendaria
Bardzo dobry burbon. Łagodny dzięki zawartości pszenicy w składzie. Wchodzi i na czysto i z colą.
Süßer Duft, leichter Hauch von Karamell, natürlich Vanille und Honig. Allerdings dann am Gaumen doch recht trocken. Nicht zu stark und durchaus ein gut zu genießender Bourbon.
Karamell, Honig, Vanille
Like you expect from a bourbon, lots of sweet vanilla. Behind that some cherry notes as well. Have to dive deeper into it to discover more.
vanilla and caramel, what else dud you expect? Have to admit, I had to find my way after the first few drams. Was worth the try.
Аромат дуба с оттенками шоколада, довольно мягкая середина, вкус бочки, послевкусие короткое, финиш яркий, но не спиртуозный
one of my favorites
Sweet. Delicate. Light biurbon. On the nose honey. Lovely. Floral maybe yet. On the tounge more rye, sweetness at abot 20%. Little peppery. Better on the nose. Too bad. If MM would taste as it smells I would love it. Generally it's a good bourbon :-D
Bourbon contenant un peu de blé dans sa composition.
arôme de réglisse de bois et de vanille
fruits secs raisins et noix et de prune
peau de pêche
vanilla, fruity, light peppery
sweetness of rye, vanilla, spicy, finish will turn a bit bittery
lightly salty, spicy,
Leicht zugänglicher aber nicht übermässig spannender Bourbon. Easy drinking, bei dem aber nicht viel hängen bleibt.
Caramelbonbons, Vanillin, Andeutungen von Holzkohle und roten Früchten (Kirsche), etwas Klebstoff
Sehr leichter Antritt ohne ausgeprägte Ecken und Kanten, es entwickeln sich typische Bourbon-Aromen, der Mais dominiert im Vordergrund mit angenhmen Vanillepudding-Noten und viel Caramel, das leicht bittere Noten aufweist, wenig Würze oder Schärfe, dafür leichte Klebstoffnoten und sprittig-Benzinigi Untertöne.
Kurzer Abgang mit dominanter Süsse, ausgekohltes Fass und Zuckermais-Noten
Good, easy drinker.
Nice Bourbon, different taste than a Single Malt. Little sweet, not too much, could get used to it.
Rich, thick, chewy. Earthen palate with mild vanilla.
Warming nose, smooth caramel on the tongue, then cherry bomb!! Black cherry notes as the finish fades. Not terribly complex, but good for the price!
slightly above average bourbon, drinkable
Typical bourbon nose, like eagle rare. Similar taste as well, just a bit flatter, slightly sweeter perhaps, but still with spice.
Sweet and smooth. Reminds me of candy lollpops and brown sugars. Just a nice classic Bourbon.
Generic sweetness, oak, wheat. Not bad, but not something that's leaves you speechless.
a constant in my collection
vanille,violette (j'aime pas les bonbons a la violette) légèrement poivré
overall very balanced and no missing mark. a very easy and pleasant drink. i love the strong vabilla from the wood. not overly spicy end
rum and raisin, vanilla, maize
bold oak and vanilla start to honeycomb mid
sweet vanilla oak finish. not that spicy
I like it. Easy to drink. Easy to find.
Smooth drink, slight spice with the swallow. Great bourbon for the price.
Taster. Quite lean and easy drinking bourbon with lots of fruitiness.
Quite sweet nose with some sweet fruit and vanilla. Peach on the backend.
Lean mouthfeel. Fruity and sweet taste with hints of vanilla and some slight alcohol burn on the side.
Lean and fruity with some alcohol burn.
Fairly dry, which makes it not as good for sipping as Wild Turkey, but better for Old Fashioneds. Good flavor.
A little brown sugar sweetness. Decently smooth with a little spice. Good for mixing and a decent entry bourbon for the money.
My go to, all around great sipping whiskey.
nose: vanilla and caramel, a tipical bourbon smell.
pallet: smooth and sweet, some vanilla and spicy.
finish: short and sweet.
smooth drinker, has a good nose. a bit spicy on the finish
Cherry on the nose, vanilla and brown sugar on the palate and burnt rubber with some barrel note on the aftertaste
vanilla, oak, sweetness, smooth,
Good. a bit rough
Erster Bourbon für mich. Eigentlich wie erwartet. Etwas weniger Süß. Kraftvoll im Mund, dennoch mild und süß. Ganz nett, ich bleibe aber vorerst bei Scotch.
Classic Bourbon Whiskey
It's a decent whiskey for the price. when you walk into the hotel bar and this is the best they have, I get it on the rocks. Decent daily pour if the flavors resonate with you.
Sweet nose. Simple taste, sweet with medicinal note. Some spice. Medium finish.
very smooth whiskey good mouthfeel,balanced and price wise good value for your money
vanilla,sweetness,and oak no alcohol burn
weat,honeycomb,vanilla some oakines but not much. good mouthfeel due the use of corn there's no sharpness whatsoever
short so keep sipping
Not bad for the price.
A lot of vanilla at the nose, mouth and in the finish.
Floreal at the nose.
At the finish it reminds me a toilet detergent (not in a bad way :D )
a good whiskey
Decent whiskey at 45% you get a good bang for your buck. Sweet and with good notes, its just lacking a little on the palette.
better then jack
Pretty Good bourbon. Bekijk bourbon ive had. not top Sweet ..
a good starter bourbon
sweet, creemy, orange flavor
spicy and a bit harsh, but a good whisky for mixing.
Very sweet. Cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg make this very reminiscent of egg nog.
Slightly sweet good flavor and little lingering spice
sweet, heavy, vanilla, honey, apple, spicy - good price for outstandig quality
good daily whiskey...not much going on but quality wise it's ok. good value at 45abv below $20.
Just an awerage
Not soo complex...
Easy mouth feel
Drink and don't think
good for everyday whisky
A good standard bourbon.
Not much complexity. Apple sweetness.
Sind wir doch mal ehrlich. Gemischt mit Kola od. als Grog, für mehr reicht es nicht. Pur ist es das reinste Klebstoff geschnüffel. Eine tolle Idee ist natürlich das Design der Flasche mit den Wachsverlauf am Verschluß.
A good easy to drink bourbon. For the price (especially when it's on offer at Tesco or asda) it's hard to beat.
Honey. Butterscotch. Burnt sugar
Caramel. sweet. alcohol is prominent
sharp alcohol after taste but not a burn.
Not much complexity here. Van on the nose and some on the tongue. hits of Carmel. not much spice and low burn. good for the price though.
Like many others have mentioned, this is decent value for the price. By no means will it blow your mind, but versatile bourbon.
A lot of bang for your buck. Smooth mix of vanilla, oak and caramel.
middle shelf Bourbon good for friends and family that are new to Bourbon
Sweet vanilla with hints of honey and oak; tasty.
My go to when I am out
Good bourbon, bold flavor with strong caramel notes. A little spicy at the beggining. Better with a little splash of water.
Bourbon with a lot of flavor
Not my favorite of the mid-price whiskies. Bottle is the most exciting part of the package
vanilla caramel and apple on the nose and taste. very drinkable
Nice small batch bourbon. Would buy again.
Smell of modelling glue on the nose, with a hint of bright apple lurking beneath. Vanilla emerges after a bit of sniffing. Creamy mouthfeel on sipping, with same vanilla first arising before a note of leather and cinnamon creeps in. The taste sensation fades away to leave a persistentdrying, fizzing sensation in the mouth.
Quite good bourbon with strong flavor
classic burbon, lots of corn and sweetness on the nose. mouth somewhat earthy in a forest way. lots of corn, typical of a burbon. somewhat moldy feel, on the late taste, relating to that forest earth.
corn, grain, sweet, acid
sweet, corns, forest earth, mold
nicht wirklich was besonderes
Simple, vanilla, some spice.
holy candied cherries!
I love the spiced taste I get. I dont drink it often, but it's a solid pick any time.
good whiskey. bit of a harsh finish
A solid bourbon - sweet with little spice. Liked the bottlecas well
Vanilla and caramel
Sweet with a little bit spice
Very good wheated bourbon. Complex without being too busy. Very balanced taste. Not a top shelf offering but pretty good for $30 in NC.
very sweet, little bit of spice
Definitely smell the vanilla and oak but is a bit sharp from the outset.
Vanilla and oak.
creamy yet sharp.
nothin to get excited about here. won't sip on it, but too expensive to mix.... and I don't mix
Classic grain bourbon. Rich vanilla aroma and sweet taste. Burnt oak caramel hints.
got my attention at the first sip, somehow it's special, different, but not different at all at the same time, does exactly what you would think a good bourbon does
Good sipping whiskey but a little harsh. Notes of vanilla, caramel, and wood
Caramel, light brown sugar
Woody, sweet, butterscotch, got some bite
Smoky vanilla, peppery, charred wood
my favorite bourbon ive found.
Good taste. One of my favorites. Got it as a present.
a great bourbon. rounded body, vanilla, sweetness. love the flavor of wood lasting afeter tasting.
OK for the night out bourbob
my favorite whisky for years its smooth and has a nice after fast that sits
Vanilla, coconut and vague notes of herbs and corn. A bit boring.
vanilla caramel light oak
sweet oaky vanilla nose. sweet smooth oaky vanilla taste with a long mouth burn. a step up from the JD and JB whiskies
из бурбонов — лучше многих; хоть и жёсток, и пахнет только спиртом, но другие стандартные хуже
Bourbon, sweet, vanilla,
bourbon, sweet vanilla
sharp, short, bourbon
Belle découverte avec un goût vanillé.
My first bourbon and I like the taste a lot.
my favorite old fashion
When I'm out ,this is my go to whiskey ,almost all bars have it and it's never a let down. Your basic standard of whiskey taste profile ,from this you can move your scales from
Not my stuff, I prefer scotch, but not bad also, tastes like a mix of wood, lacroaix and karamel...
silky, viscous, creamy texture. easy sipper. would be nice on ice
sugar, vanilla, orange peel,
beachy, coconut, sugar cane, faint vegetal hint
Nice and smooth but also very simple
Promises what it can never deliver. Better alternative to Jack Daniel's and probably better used in mixed drinks. A bit of water brought out some nuance of flavor, but only slightly.
solid bourbon and nice to enjoy on the rocks
Nice beginner bourbon.
Liquid Asphalt. Yuck
Mineral Spirits and Creosote
12 minutes airtime
Sweet, Asphalt, ghost pepper fire, numb, short wet
90 seconds of OH MY GOD PLEASE SAVE ME. I may have gotten a bad sample but never again.
good vanilla taste, comparably smooth
Better ones in this price range
very good for $20 (sale price)
enjoy it on the rocks, smooth after taste.
Doesn't burn like the 100 proofers
Markers Mark, a little harsh but good.
Nothing special, but good to sit and sip on.
fairly strong alcohol burn, strong spice, very simple and uninteresting
sweet, not too complex, better than average straight
Guter Whiskey mit tollen PLV!
Honigsüße mit Vanille, Nelke und leichte Würzigkeit. Alkohol-Note wahrnehmbar!
Süß und leicht wässrig mit starkem Antritt!
Langer Abgang mit Würze und leichte Bitterkeit!
It's a bar staple, but nothing special.
Good stable drink. A solid go-to.
Tasting @ L&B whiskybar Amsterdam. Round 4.
A sidestep to Kentucky for this round. We got the 45% uncoloured and chill filtered golden Maker's Mark.
At first nosing a bit alcoholic but the sweet stuff leads. A subtle vanilla is accompanied by caramel, toffee and honey. Besides the sweetness, this one is very wheaty and therefore very smooth. When you get past the sweetness, some fresh wood is detectable.
The sweet and spicy palate adds a few new elements. Hazelnut, sweet popcorn and white bread are amongst them.
It's a corn whisky so the caramel/honey sweetness here is obvious. The spice comes from the spicy young American oak I guess.
The smooth long finish offers some white bread and dry fruits besides the lingering honey sweetness.
The 2nd zip surprisingly had more power than the first.
A nicely balanced and sweet dram, but when I compare this one to the only other Kentucky bourbon I had, this one lost it in comparison to the magnificent Blanton's single barrel.
Nothing to special.
Good for price
A good benchmark to compare other burbons, Maker's Mark has a syrupy smoothness that makes it palatable to all who taste it.
Distinctly mellow caramel and vanilla scent. One must sniff deeply to get any hint that this is an alcohol.
Thick sweet caramel coats the tongue giving way to a smooth toffee and vanilla finish.
surprisingly fleeting for as syrupy as this burbon is. But overall it is pleasing. Aftertaste is of light oak and spice.
Sweet and vanilla
Good for the price and can find it everywhere. Always have it at the airports before every flight.
An okay bourbon. No strong distinctive flavors.
Fruity and sweet, very nice for its price. Best to sip and a good alternative to Jack Daniel's Single Barrel.
Tastes nice for the price in comparison to others
The old standby.
Rich, smoky and goes great with peanut M&Ms.
a little char, toffee, and residual sweetness
Being a card carrying Maker's ambassador I have nothing but love for this bourbon. Yes it is light, sweet and uncomplicated but value it for what it is, an affordable mixer that is great with ginger ale.
Preis/Leistung toll. Viel Vanille!
Sweet but not complex.
Sweet and bold. I'm a fan
great sweet smooth bourbon. nice for high volume product
Quite strong and sharp start, followed by a kind of sweet and rather 'flat' taste and finish
great one. good taste, full body, not spirty
A really nice bourbon, available everywhere in the UK.
Great stuff for the price. Good standby. Sweet
Very smooth, very sweet bourbon. One of my favorites and always on my shelf
don't care for it. rather spend the price on something else
one of my favorites!
Good stuff for the price.
Mild and sweet like honey. A great standby for the price
My first buy love this one straight with food and mixer!
Maker's first opened my eyes to bourbon, and will always have a place in my heart. Not real complex, not real bold, but always a consistant sip.
Light, hints of vanilla, and carmel.
Sweet simple syrup.
zwischen durch dram
Bourbon Charakter Vanille Karamell und Jugend
mild, süß , honig , vanille und leicht pfeffrig
süße , vanille , pfeffrig
Reliable, smooth taste. Definitely a staple to keep in my cabinet.
Bourbon die niet met rogge gemaakt is. Zachte smaak. combineert goed met chocolade pinda"s nougat en carramel
too strong but goes great with chocolate
Strong stuff. Something I usually go to when I've had a longer day than usual. Pretty good for something on the lower end of the price spectrum.
a promising nose of syrup, dried red fruit and vanilla oil that really doesn't deliver afterwards. the arrival is harsh, followed by sweetness (bubblegum),m i 're vanilla and burnt sugar. in the finish there's a metallic mineral note, along with creme brulee and sweet spice. all in all a bit too rough and unbalanced with a tin development to become a favorite. nice but no more than that...
Like others wrote it is much better with ice. Overall not bad, but not worth the price.
too light. it feels watered down.
My go to bourbon for years. Love it with ginger ale and a Luxarddo cherry. Great price.
very aromatic caramel vanilla smell
the wheat makes it rest easy on the palate
slightly sweet finish and slight oak taste
Light, a little fruity. Not bad, but nothing to write home about.
A fine example of tweaking the mash to offer a slight sweetness that other bourbons dont have.
I think this is one of the few that's better with ice.
Solid whisky. I love to mix with coke at a wedding. Only do this when it is free.
not one of my favorites. It is just ok for me. I know a lot of people enjoy this, but there are just so many better bourbons out there for the same price.
This one reminds me of helping someone overcome an big obstacle. It taste just like that
Bourbon isn't my preferred liquor, but when I'm in the mood for Kentucky's finest, Maker's is what I reach for.
cabinet favorite. always savored. full-bodied and smooth.
One of my fsvourites...
Un bonne odeur de bois brûlé. un bourbon classic
ok for mixing. standard best
Great Bourbon one of the best!
very decent. use this for some of my mixed drinks and for cooking
very Sweet taste with a bite. oily mouthfeel and not to complex. tastes different because of the weat added to the bourbon. you deffinitly need to buy this whiskey as an introduction to weated bourbons, but if you don't like it then try another one!
Sweet light vanilla bourbon, hints of (pop)corn. Aftertaste of caramel and some oak. Quite a stinger sometimes!
Vanilla and caramel
Caramel, (pop)corn and hint of oak
Light caramel and some oak
Good. First bourbon
very smooth, nice oak and nut aroma.
Good vanilla and oak flavor, but watery and a biting finish.
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