Armed Forces and Political


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2003: Camouflage Bottle
The original bottles were done by Maker's and given to different Generals at the end of the first Iraq war. Reproduction bottles have been created since.

Details: To distinguish the original from reproduction, notice the significant difference in the painted on camo in the wax, along with the "Old Style Sour Mash" text, on the label, below Whisky.

Size: 1L
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2003ish: Camouflage Replica Bottles
These bottles are remakes of the original Camouflage bottles.

Details: The replica's has a significant difference in the painted on camo, along with "Handmade", on the label, below Whisky.

Sizes: 1.75L,1L, 750 mL, 375 mL, 50 mL
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2004: Republican National Convention
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2007: Election Day
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2008: DNC
General Info: This bottle was produced exclusively for the Democratic National Convention

Detail: Blue over Red waxed bottle with the convention’s logo

Event Details: August 25 to August 28, 2008, at the Pepsi Center.

Number of Produced: unknown
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2008: RNC bottle
General Info: This bottle was produced exclusively for the Republican National Convention

Detail: Red over Blue waxed bottle with the convention’s logo (Front). On the side, place and time of the event.

Event Date: September 1-4, in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

Number Produced:

Size: 750mL
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2009: Republican Governors Association
ATTENTION: The image shown is a "fake" of this bottle. However, the actual bottle looks very similar.

History: The commemorates the 2009 Conference that welcomed 19 governors to Texas to discussing important issues facing our states and the best approaches to the challenges that lay before them.

Bottle Details: The left hand side features the date and place of the event. The right hand side features text saying, “Haley Barboun, Chairman of the Republican Governors Association, welcomes you to the 2009 Annual RGA Conference.

Event Details: November 18-20, 2009 in Austin, Texas

Number Produced: It’s only a guess but I’d say somewhere between 19-30
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2010: Republican Governors Association
ATTENTION: The image shown is a "fake" of this bottle. However, the actual bottle looks very similar.

History: The conference held in on Nov. . The event expected 34 governors to attend, which also featured potential 2012 presidential candidates.

Details: The left hand side features the date and place of the event. The right hand side features text saying, “Haley Barboun, Chairman of the Republican Governors Association, welcomes you to the 2010 Annual RGA Conference.”

Event Details: November 17-19, 2010 in San Diego, California

Number Produced: It’s only a guess, but I’d say somewhere between 35-50

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2012: 4th of July Cocktail Party Bottle
Throughout 2012 Maker’s Mark held 4 cocktail events in Austin, TX, New York, NY, San Fransisco, CA, and Loretto, KY. The bottles from these events can be view here.

These bottles were produced and sold at the distillery during 4th of July weekend to show dedication to the electoral year.

Number Produced #600(thought to have made more after sales of initial 600)
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2012: Alabama ABC
This bottle was done for the 75th Anniversary of the Alabama ABC at the trade show in Montgomery AL. Story goes that Maker's didn't have enough time to make the label which was suppose to look like scroll inside of bottle so makers had these and put scroll in and dipped it.

Number Produced: 100 of these were done for the show. Makers didn't have enough time to make the label which was suppose to look like scroll inside of bottle so makers had these and put scroll in and dipped it.
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2012: Army Birthday Bottle
General Info: This bottle was created to show tribute to the U.S. Army who is celebrating thier 237th Birthday. The Army was founded June 14, 1775.

Detail: Camo label with red wax, each bottle also has its own dog tag.

Number Produced #7,500 (Supposedly)

History: They went through a distributor in Virginia and then were shipped to AAFES (Army, Air Force Exchange Service) for distribution to bases. Only active duty or retired service personnel may purchase them at the Class VI store.

Size: 750 ml
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2012: DNC bottle
General Info: This bottle was produced exclusively for the Democratic National Convention

Detail: Blue over Red waxed bottle with the convention’s logo (Front). One side features the place and time of the bottle, while the other explains the history of the DNC convention. The convention took place at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Event Date: September, 3-6 in Charlotte, NC

Number Produced: Approximately 60

Size: 750mL
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2012: Navy Birthday Bottle
General Info: This bottle was released on October 13, 2012 to show tribute to the U.S. Navy’s who is celebrating thier 237th Birthday.

Detail: Blue camo label with red wax, each bottle also has its own dog tag.

Number Produced -???

History: These bottle could only be purchased at NEX’s and Navy package stores.

Size: 750 ml
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2012: RNC bottle
General Info: This bottle was produced exclusively for the Republican National Convention

Detail: Red over Blue waxed bottle with the convention’s logo (Front). One side features the place and time of the bottle, while the other explains the 2012 convention at Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Event Date: August 27-30, in Tampa, FL

Number Produced: Approximately 100-150

Size: 750mL
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CJSOFT - Afghanistan Taskforce Bottle
This bottle was made for the Command Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan. He had them made for a section of his men in 2009.

Number of produced: unknown
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Red, White, & Blue bottles
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Rock The Vote - Blue, White & Red
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Rock The Vote - Red, White, & Blue
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The Secret Service Bottle
This stealthy bottle is just that, with no year or addition information, and it would like to keep it that way.

However, we would not, all we know is that it is real and not created in a basement. If you have additional information on this bottle please contact us!

 

 

 

                              

 

7 comments

  1. Amanda

    My husban is military and I would live to get this for him…none to be found here…can I get one?

    • I am selling the Makers Mark Anniversary bottles with camouflage print labels and dog tags. They were listed on ebay but apparently they are having issues with policy so they pulled all alcohol related items. Please contact me if you are interested.

      • I’d be interested in buying one. If you’d be so kind as to email me with some photos and the price, I’d be much obliged.

        Best
        -Max

        • Bentley

          Sorry, we personally do not sell any bottles.

          However, my best advice is to check with the good folks in the Maker’s Mark Collectors group on facebook if they have an extra. Other recommendations would be the obvious, check our classified page, ebay, and craigslist in the Lexington and Louisville areas regularly.

          -Bentley

  2. eric rahman

    i actually saw some at the px at fort mccoy two weeks ago. may want to call and ask them if they can ship it to you.

  3. cyberboy

    Anyone has one of these bottles…My close friend is from Army and would be over-surprised to have one :) .

  4. WERE DID YOU GET THOSE…CK.




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