FILE - In a Feb. 12, 2009 file photo, Maker's Mark Distillery President Bill Samuels talks about a plan to raise taxes on tobacco and impose a 6-percent retail sales tax on all alcoholic drinks during... more 
FILE - In a Feb. 12, 2009 file photo, Maker's Mark Distillery President Bill Samuels talks about a plan to raise taxes on tobacco and impose a 6-percent retail sales tax on all alcoholic drinks during a meeting of the Senate budget committee in Frankfort, Ky. Samuels, 70, will retire as president of Maker's Mark on April 15, when he'll become chairman emeritus of the brand owned by Fortune Brands Inc., the company announced Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ed Reinke
Wed, Jan 12, 2011 11:11 AM EST