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Maker's Mark

3350 Burkes Spring Rd, Loretto, KY 40037-8027
+1 270-865-2881
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Watch a sour mash ferment in giant cypresswood vats on its way to becoming that heavenly Kentucky bourbon at this distillery.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“red wax” (211 reviews)
“makers mark” (241 reviews)
“mash” (129 reviews)
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3350 Burkes Spring Rd, Loretto, KY 40037-8027
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+1 270-865-2881
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"red wax"
in 211 reviews
"makers mark"
in 241 reviews
"mash"
in 129 reviews
"gift shop"
in 369 reviews
"bourbon trail"
in 291 reviews
"great tour"
in 171 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 200 reviews
"chihuly glass"
in 24 reviews
"ambassador program"
in 20 reviews
"chihuly exhibit"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 103 reviews
"tasting room"
in 115 reviews
"buy a bottle"
in 48 reviews
"hand dip"
in 18 reviews
"cask strength"
in 26 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 63 reviews
"white dog"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love this place! Brought friends with us to experience this place for the first time. Woody did an excellent tour. He was personable, answered the questions, made it fun. My husband, an ambassador, and I, love to share this place with others. Even with their...More

Thank TiaWeh
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here as a part of our Bourbon Trail experience and loved it! The grounds are absolutely beautiful and the tour was wonderful. Austin was our guide and she was so knowledgeable and funny. When it came time for the tasting, she showed us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Marker's Mark 46 has been one of my favorite bourbons so this tour was a must for us on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Our tour guide - Alexis - was young, energetic, and very informative. She answered all the questions anyone in the group had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprised my husband on this trip stop! He has always wanted to buy some Maker's Mark so thought this would be a great way to get it, from the source. The drive out was a bit long from our hotel in Elizabethtown, along winding roads....More

Thank Kirsten S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

See attached pictures below, Woody was are guide and w/ lots of good and interesting information. We toured on a Saturday, it’s a walking tour. We learned about the history of makers mark and the history of the family, how it got its start and...More

Thank T5852AG-Dennis
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had time to do one distillery tour, and I chose Maker's in part because not all the distilleries are as historically rooted to their current location and in part because I like the idea of the red wax dipping experience (silly but I...More

Thank V2067HLruthm
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Several of us made the trip to the distillery. It is quite a drive on a curvy road. Great tour learning about the process. Unfortunately still not a bourbon lover but the sample of the mint julep was the best

Thank Vicullman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started our bourbon trail the night before at the Evan Williams experience. That was very nice. Then we took a drive to Loretto, Kentucky and found the most awesome scene. The grounds are gorgeous, the tour was educational and I got to dip my...More

Thank John G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to detour a bit on our way home from Louisville and tour the Maker's Mark distillery. It was a lovely drive off the freeway and once we got to our destination, we found beautiful grounds and well-kept buildings at the distillery. The tour...More

Thank Nancy A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This distillery is located on some of the most beautiful grounds-rolling hills, a limestone creek running through it, and many original buildings that Margie (Samuels) had restored. The guides are extremely knowledgeable and excited to share their stories and experiences with you. At the end...More

Thank rachelle1625
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rickpoet
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Mark E | Reviewed this property |
1 hour before closing
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Jacquelyn R
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Winesnob96 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will do a sample tasting as they are explaining the process
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raymond025
March 18, 2018|
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Response from bbmamaholly | Reviewed this property |
I was there on a Saturday and did not need a reservation. I called ahead of time and was told tours were leaving about every 20 minutes as they filled up and no reservations were required. A tour was not required to visit... More
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