Maker’s Mark to make new limited release bourbon available nationwide


Maker’s Mark has announced it will offer a limited release of its new Stave Profile RC6 bourbon nationwide, the first time the company has ever done so.

The bourbon has is finished with wood staves which “amplify notes of ripe fruit balanced with layers of baking spice – a taste profile inspired by the brand’s proprietary yeast strain used to produce its classic Maker’s Mark Bourbon.”

“Stave finishes allow us to innovate with an already delicious product in a purposeful fashion, exploring different wood types, seasoning periods, cook times, and heat levels until we achieve the exact flavor vision we have in mind,” Janie Bowie, a Maker’s Director said. We’re excited to share the distinct possibilities with whisky fans, starting with the 2019 Limited Release.”

Only 255 barrels will be produced and it will be sold for around $60 for 70 mL at select locations across the U.S.