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Old 01-23-2009, 06:01 PM
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Question Maker's Mark - spelling of 'whisky'

Can you tell me why Maker's Mark is spelled without the "e" in whiskey like most of the other bourbons?
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Old 01-23-2009, 06:19 PM
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When Margie Samuels created the Maker's Mark label (the only woman ever to be solely responsible for the creation of a spirit label) she wanted to pay homage to the Samuels' family Scottish roots, so she chose the Scottish spelling of "whiskey" - no "e".

And now you know..."the rest of the story"!
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