Maker's Mark http://wkms.org en Kentucky Bourbon Trail Sees Record Number of Visitors in 2013 http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-bourbon-trail-sees-record-number-visitors-2013 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Kentucky’s bourbon distillers are celebrating a record number of visitors in 2013.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">The eight facilities that make up the Kentucky Bourbon Trail saw a 12 percent jump in visits last year, with nearly 572,000 visitors touring facilities such as Four Roses, &nbsp;Maker’s Mark, and the recently-opened Evan Williams Bourbon Experience in downtown Louisville.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:49:29 +0000 Kevin Willis (WKYU) 38229 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Bourbon Trail Sees Record Number of Visitors in 2013 Maker's Mark to Restore Alcohol Content to Whiskey http://wkms.org/post/makers-mark-restore-alcohol-content-whiskey <p></p><p>After backlash from customers, the producer of Maker's Mark bourbon is reversing a decision to cut the amount of alcohol. The company's chief operating officer says they will restore 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.&nbsp; Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:46:09 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 28182 at http://wkms.org Maker's Mark to Restore Alcohol Content to Whiskey