UK great Dan Issel to be honored on Marker's Mark bottle

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by Nicole Harrell

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 3, 2013 at 1:14 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 3 at 1:21 PM

LEXINGTON, KY (April 1, 2013) – Maker's Mark has unveiled this year's commemorative bottle and it honors UK basketball great Dan Issel.

Proceeds of the special bottle will benefit the Gill Heart Institute at UK Healthcare. Issel is a member of the James Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and remains Kentucky's all-time leading scorer. He went on to play in the NBA.

Maker's Mark is producing 20,000 numbered, limited-edition bottles. They go on sale this Friday for $52. For more details about the signing, visit Keeneland.com
 

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