Ever wonder who came up with the idea to put the iconic dripping red wax atop the Maker’s Mark bottle? Try imagining Maker’s without it. Tough, right? Or the bottle shape, or even the name “Maker’s Mark” We have Margie Samuels to thank for all of this. Her husband, Bill Samuels Sr. developed the whiskey (whisky per MM bottle:)), but pretty much everything else can be pointed to Margie upon their inaugural launch in 1953.
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