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Maker’s Mark Releases UK Basketball Commemorative Bottle Honoring the 1998 Championship Team


It’s officially springtime in the Bluegrass State, but it sure hasn’t felt like it. Not only was this past weekend the opening of Keeneland for the spring meet, but on Friday, April 6, Maker’s Mark released a commemorative bottle that featured the University of Kentucky’s 1998 championship team, better known as the “Comeback Cats.” Of course, when I heard about it, I had to go stand in line just like I did last year!

Last year, I stood in line by myself, because my husband was out of town. I severely underestimated how cold it was and was ill prepared (the temperature was 37 degrees and the feels like temperature was 30 degrees). Last year, I had some strangers give me a blanket to sit on and a blanket to wrap around myself. However, this year I wanted to be prepared.

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