Review #982 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, K&L Wines Selection

​Review # | Bourbon Review # – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, K&L Wines Selection The Schtick: Maker’s Mark, one of the larger producers of bourbon in Kentucky, produces wheated bourbon that is sold both domestically and abroad. Until recent years, Maker’s only produced a small handful of products. In the last couple of years, though, products …

Review #980 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, Bill Samuel’s Jr. Selection

​Review #980 | Bourbon Review #511 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, Bill Samuel’s Jr. Selection The Schtick: Maker’s Mark, one of the larger producers of bourbon in Kentucky, produces wheated bourbon that is sold both domestically and abroad. Until recent years, Maker’s only produced a small handful of products. In the last couple of years, though, …

Review #978 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, Hi-Time Liquors Selection

​Review #978 | Bourbon Review #510 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, Hi-Time Liquors Selection The Schtick: Maker’s Mark, one of the larger producers of bourbon in Kentucky, produces wheated bourbon that is sold both domestically and abroad. Until recent years, Maker’s only produced a small handful of products. In the last couple of years, though, products …

Review #977 – Great Lakes Distillery Good Land Liqueur: Cranberry

​Review #977 | Liqueur Review #??? – Great Lakes Distillery Good Land Liqueur: Cranberry The Schtick: This is a liqueur produced by a local distillery. I didn’t quite know where to put it, so I will just put it on my profile for now. Distiller: Great Lakes Distillery Bottler: Great Lakes Distillery ABV: 25% ABV Age: N/A Nose: Rich cranberry, fig, …

Review #976 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, Big Red Liquors Selection

​Review #976 | Bourbon Review #509 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, Big Red Liquors Selection The Schtick: Maker’s Mark, one of the larger producers of bourbon in Kentucky, produces wheated bourbon that is sold both domestically and abroad. Until recent years, Maker’s only produced a small handful of products. In the last couple of years, though, …

Review #974 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, No Mocha No Cry Selection

​Review #974 | Bourbon Review #508 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, No Mocha No Cry Selection The Schtick: Maker’s Mark, one of the larger producers of bourbon in Kentucky, produces wheated bourbon that is sold both domestically and abroad. Until recent years, Maker’s only produced a small handful of products. In the last couple of years, …

Review #972 – Maker’s Mark Private Selection, Westport Wine and Whiskey, 10th Anniversary Selection

A barrel selection at Maker’s Mark is unique, though, in that you choose a combination of staves to mature in a barrel, and that barrel is bottled. This is different from almost any other barrel selection process on the market. For better or for worse, this creates a very different product than their core line of expressions. I’ve set out to try approximately a dozen of these various private selections, completely blind, to gather my thoughts on how their releases are shaking out.