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New Commemorative UK Maker’s Mark Bottle Available For Purchase

Posted at 5:22 AM, Apr 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-05 08:04:22-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– This year’s commemorative Maker’s Mark bottle, celebrating UK basketball to benefit all student-athletes at UK, will be hitting store shelves Friday.

This year’s bottle is honoring Coach Calipari and the 2012 National Championship. It completes a series of bottles released honoring the championship coaches…with the noticeable omission of Rick Pitino.

Pitino’s 1996 team is featured on one of the bottles.

A signing event for this year’s bottle will take place at Keeneland Race Course’s Keene Barn beginning at 7 a.m., April 12, featuring Head Coach John Calipari and members of the 2012 team.

Anyone wanting to attend the signing must first get a free ticket online at after creating an account.