Makers Mark Bourbon

Coach Stoops To Appear On Commemorative Makers Mark Bottle

Apr 2, 2014
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The face of UK football's revitalization efforts will grace the label of Makers Mark bourbon as part of a benefit drive for the Gill Heart Institute.

Makers Mark To Restore Alcohol Content Of Its Bourbon

Feb 17, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- After backlash from customers, the producer of Maker's Mark bourbon is reversing a decision to cut the amount of alcohol in bottles of its famous whiskey.

Rob Samuels, Maker's Mark's chief operating officer, said Sunday that it is restoring the alcohol volume of its product to its historic level of 45 percent, or 90 proof. Last week, it said it was lowering the amount to 42 percent, or 84 proof, because of a supply shortage.

Makers Mark Cutting Alcohol Volume In Its Bourbon

Feb 11, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The producer of Maker's Mark bourbon is cutting the amount of alcohol in each bottle to stretch every drop of the famous Kentucky whiskey.

The brand known for its red wax seal has been unable to keep up with demand that doubled in recent years.

So the bourbon maker is lowering the alcohol volume from 45 percent to 42 percent - or 90 proof to 84 proof.