Excerpt: What a pleasant surprise! To be totally transparent, we had low expectations, and they were surpassed in every way. This is a very good entry into the realm of limited releases, and Maker’s Mark has begun to flex it’s flavor profile muscle with RC6.
Excerpt: If you’re a fan of Maker’s Mark, wheated bourbons, or just want to say you were able to try a limited release this year without breaking the bank, Maker’s Mark RC6 is a bottle that you’ll want to seek out.
Excerpt: Those aromas are mirrored in the whiskey's flavor, which exhibits a nice balance of vanilla and caramel notes like Maker's classic offering, along with notes of ripe apple, cinnamon and black pepper.
Excerpt: The taste is slightly dry at first with a good slow buildup of clove and cinnamon spices that don’t overpower fruitier notes of peaches and apricots, while a touch of honey adds complexity and character in the background. The finish is long and smooth with a good fruity character.