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makers mark

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Indiana Mike, Apr 23, 2010.


  1. Indiana Mike

    Indiana Mike Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    Evansville
    Makers Mark is good ...







    straight




    from a shot glass...


    but just a sip at a time ... not a slug....


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  2. jerryjg

    jerryjg

    Aug 20, 2006
    Now your talkin' my lingo! Mmmm;)
     
  3. BassEyeDoc

    BassEyeDoc

    Dec 25, 2009
    53402
    Appleton Estates 12 year old rum on the rocks for me.

    JW
     
  4. Makers Mark is good stuff, but I discovered Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon and 101 Rye. Whoa! Those are GREAT stuff.
     
  5. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    I like Maker's Mark as a mixer, but I think it's too medicinal tasting straight. But I prefer Crown....
     
  6. Wow that's weird Pacman, Crown is like the king of mixing whiskey. Most people including myself find it terrible as a sipping whiskey. At least in Canada that is...not sure about elsewhere. It's not even usually stocked at the bar.

    I like Maker's straight. Wild Turkey isn't really my bag. I bought a bottle once and found the flavours unnecessarily harsh, although I liked the orange flavour undertone.
     
  7. JacoLesFlea

    JacoLesFlea

    Jun 16, 2006
    Minnesota
    Makers Mark is my sipping favorite also, I became an ambassador and I am still waiting for them to send the proof of my very own barrael with a number and my name on a placque does anyone know how long this takes?
     
  8. jp58

    jp58

    Dec 9, 2009
    Tennessee
    There are better drinks for the price other than Crown, I prefer seagram's 7 to it anyways and its cheaper and from the same company. I prefer Jameson straight. Now theres a mans drink...
     
  9. EricF

    EricF Habitual User

    Sep 26, 2005
    Pasadena, CA
    Makers is pretty good. So are Knob Creek and Woodford. I got turned on to small batch bourbons a few years ago and have become a BIG fan...

    Corner Creek
    Black Maple Hill
    Elmer T Lee
    Rowan's Creek
    Elijah Craig

    There are a few others I can't recall at this late hour, but for the most part, I've come to enjoy bourbon more so than any other liquor.
     
  10. :)
     
  11. Maker's Mark is pretty good. So is Wasmund's.


    Maker's Mark in the little 50 mL bottles are perfect sizes.
     
  12. EBodious

    EBodious

    Aug 2, 2006
    Iowa
    one of my bandmates did this last year. he got all his "official" stuff and even made the appt to go down to kentucky and see "his" barrel.

    don't recall how long it took, but it all happened in within a few months, certainly less than half a year. i could ask him, but i don't know the secret handshake so he may act like he doesn't know what i am talking about. now that he is an ambassador and all, he has somehow changed..... maybe you don't want to go down there....
     
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    FTW!
     
  14. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    Makers is prolly my favorite whiskey. I like mine in a glass with one ice cube.
     
  15. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    I took a tour of the Makers Mark distillery last year, it is now my favorite alcohol.

    -Mike
     
  16. TheDarkReaver

    TheDarkReaver Banned

    Mar 20, 2006
    Lincolnshire, UK
    [​IMG]

    *Beavis and Butthead giggle*
     
  17. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    ^Knob Creek is damn tasty as well.
     
  18. TheDarkReaver

    TheDarkReaver Banned

    Mar 20, 2006
    Lincolnshire, UK
    I've never actually had it, but the name always sticks with me. It looks like it would drink well though.
     
  19. ubado

    ubado Supporting Member

    Mar 7, 2007
    FL
    As a Chef in Lexington KY, once upon a time, I used to do special dinners for the fine folks at Makers ... using Makers in my recipes ... fun times. (did the same with the local Samuel Adams folks)
    ... The best part was doing "unaged bourbon" shots (basically Moon Shine) after the dinners were over.

    Makers is still my favorite Bourbon. Every winter I gather a bit more heat with my Kentuck Martini's (warmed Makers & Amaretto ... :))
     
  20. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    Now that sounds really tasty.
     

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