February 17, 2013 - 3:54pm
Maker’s Mark relents on plan to reduce alcohol content
Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky will remain at 90 Proof, as creator T. W. Samuels, Sr., intended, more than 50 years ago.
Six days ago, we joined the chorus of Maker’s Mark fans who lamented the news that the producers of Kentucky’s most famous Straight Bourbon Whisky had decided to expand production by watering it down; thereby reducing its alcohol content.  The wailing and gnashing of teeth could be...
February 11, 2013 - 10:04pm
Why are they watering down my Maker’s Mark?
The producers of Kentucky’s venerable Maker’s Mark Straight Bourbon Whisky are planning to water it down.
The three things a Kentuckian is most serious about are politics, horse racing, and Bourbon Whisky; and not necessarily in that order.  So you can imagine the shock and dismay that is reverberating through the drinking community, upon learning that the producers of Kentucky’s venerable...