Maker's Mark Leaving Alcohol Content Alone After Social-Media Flogging

Bourbon maker is 'sincerely sorry'

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Cheers! Following a social-media protest from its customers, Maker's Mark has reversed its decision to lower the alcohol content of its bourbon to 84 proof. The dilution solution was designed to increase supply in the U.S. and foreign markets, where demand has soared, owing no doubt to the rising need of the masses to drown their shame and sorrow since the Harlem Shake caught on.

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