Rye vs Wheat: Buffalo Trace vs Maker’s Mark Comparison
Rye vs Wheat: Buffalo Trace vs Maker’s Mark
How do they compare?
And the winner is...
- Rye: usually more tropical (licorice, fennel, pineapple, guava) and/or earthy (dill, rosemary, caraway seed, pumpernickel, ginger) depending on the bourbon. In this case, Buffalo Trace is a bit of both
- Wheat: usually brings more oak spices such as cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg, and a slight breadiness. There’s also a greater focus on orange.
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