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Maker's Mark

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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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3350 Burkes Spring Rd, Loretto, KY 40037-8027
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Seven years ago I joined the a Maker’s Mark Ambassador Club! A batch of Whisky was named after me! Well this year my batch came mature and I was sent a Golden Ticket to your the distillery for free! At this point I could purchase...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank roxynrhonda
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you happen to make it to Maker's Mark during an "Heritage Tour" I cannot recommend it more highly. We were shown around by Bill Samuels Jr. himself. The tour encompassed everything from the early history of Kentucky, and how the Bourbon industry began. I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KnoxKnight27
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on National Bourbon Day and received free tours and tastings. That was very much appreciated. The landscape is absolutely beautiful and the tour was fun. We would have stayed for lunch, but the gluten-free options were limited. All in all it was definitely...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank overx5
Reviewed 1 week ago

As mentioned in other reviews, your GPS will take you on a Kentucky roads adventure along some windy narrow roads that will make you second guess the reliability of the route but you will get there and it will be worth it. There are cards...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank cindy_hart77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on their your which was fun and informative. Then for to do tastings...then got to shop and dip my own bottles in the wax to finish off the visit...Fun Fun Fun

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought a tour but should of known from the beginning it wasn't going to be worth it. We had over 30 people in our group so by the time everyone had caught up to the guide, she had started talking and we missed most of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ChrisM778
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thouroughly enjoyed our Maker's Mark Immersion tour. Our guide Courtney was knowledgeable and personable. We walked to several buildings scattered about the serene countryside setting and learned their purpose and history in the production of Maker's Mark. Gentle showers moved in and out of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank Glen1220
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds of Maker's Mark Distillery are manicured to perfection. Our tour guide Courtney Mattingly did a fantastic job!!! We learned everything about how this Bourbon is made, stored and bottled. There is quite a bit of walking and umbrellas are furnished in case of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank laura j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the 1st tour of the day, arrived early and were able to stroll around the grounds, the "1 hour" tour was closer to an hour and 1/2 as our guide didn't rush us through anything and answered all questions. the tour ends...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bnauman495
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So Yes the drive is a bit of a challenge, only for the driver, maps takes you through some really narrow back roads, the place is very beautiful and worth the effort. The Bourbon is not bad either. We did the tour and tasting and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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RAHeare
May 17, 2019|
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Response from tlvsphr | Reviewed this property |
I do recall steps in a couple areas - I would call and ask if there is a way to accommodate, as the grounds are lovely and worth visiting.
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Michelle D
October 17, 2018|
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Response from Matt M | Reviewed this property |
Two hours would allow you to take tour/tasting and spend some time in the gift shop if you choose, as well as walk around the grounds. It was such a peaceful setting. We had other distillery tours scheduled for the day so... More
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rickpoet
June 28, 2018|
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As helpful as answers such as "call them" and "check their website" are ;) (both of which we had already done and neither of which provided the answer to the question I was looking for... We've now actually already been... More
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