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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
+1 270-865-2881
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my favorite distillery because of the well maintained historical buildings, the beautiful grounds, and the unique glass artwork.

Thank 469tammyy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family makes a habit out of visiting different distilleries in Kentucky. Makers Mark is my favorite. The grounds are beautiful, even in the late fall when we went.The tour guide was hilarious and very personable, full of stories about Bill and Margie Samuels, how...More

Thank ConnieC1575
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maker's Mark will certainly make a Mark on your bourbon trail experience. Beautifully landscaped, coordinated architecture that expresses one of the most recognized bourbon brands on the market, excellent tour guides, able to taste samples of barrel strength and their Select products. Consider the Historical...More

Thank teamsnardy
Reviewed 1 week ago

You are not able to make reservations for a specific tour at Maker's Mark. We had reservations on a Saturday so we arrived early as we assumed it would be crowded. Once you check in, you are put on the next available tour. Tours are...More

1  Thank TahitiZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recommend visiting several of the distilleries in Kentucky, but if you had to pick one, this would be it. The tour is great, the staff is great, the property is beautifully kept and manicured, they have a great gift shop, an extensive tasting session...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Makers Mark Ambassador, we made our third trip to Loretto to pick up our newly bottled, personally labeled, Makers Mark. I got to dip the bottles in the hot red wax. Waited six years for the ago g but it was worth it.

1  Thank jackmI9573NQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The everyone from the welcome center to our guide were very welcoming. The grounds were in excellent shape. We learned so much about the history, and things we never even thought about, that go one behind the scenes. The art work throughout the tour is...More

Thank STAofPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the money for this tour. Our tour guide, Ryan, was awesome! Definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to do the Bourbon our.

Thank dalzell8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here 7 years ago and loved it. However, changes were made a few years ago and we found it very confusing. You have to walk down a long hill to start the tour. The tour is an hour long and very interesting, but...More

Thank justsueNewark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a business trip, so we drove down to Makers Mark distillery to go through the tour. There are several tour options, but we chose the general tour which lasts about an hour. The site is beautiful, especially in the fall as we were...More

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Michelle D
18 October 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
28 June 2018|
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Response from rickpoet |
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
Jacquelyn R
22 March 2018|
Response from Winesnob96 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will do a sample tasting as they are explaining the process