Maker's Mark

Maker's Mark are the producers of small batch Bourbon in Loretto,Kentucky.

Production of Maker's Mark started in 1954, after its originator, T. William "Bill" Samuels Sr., purchased the distillery known as "Burks' Distillery" in Loretto, Kentucky for $35,000 on October 1, 1953.

The first bottle of Maker's Mark was bottled in 1958 and featured the brand's distinctive dipped red wax seal. Maker's Mark holds a U.S. trademark (serial number 73526578) on the wax seal of their bottles. Branching out, Maker's mark now make an array of bourbons, including the Mint Julep, where they have laced their classic Bourbon with fresh mint and a touch of sugar.