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Mon February 18, 2013

Maker's Mark Not Lowering Alcohol by Volume After All

Originally published on Sun February 17, 2013 1:48 pm

In response to criticism, Maker's Mark has decided not to reduce the alcohol by volume of its bourbon after all.

The distillery had recently moved to 42-percent alcohol by volume; the switch back to the traditional 45-percent alcohol by volume is immediate. The Loretto, Ky., distillery has posted this statement to its website—which Sunday afternoon wasn't loading properly—and Facebook page. 

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