Welcome To The Mountaintop: Calipari Gets Kentucky's Highest Honor

Here's when you know you've made it in the state of the Kentucky: they put your face on a giant bottle of Bourbon.

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Does March even matter at this point? National title or not, Calipari's clearly won the hearts and minds of Kentuckians. The special edition bottles will cost $49, with 24,000 to be released throughout Kentucky. And as a general point, having your face on a bottle of bourbon is just about the most badass honor ever.

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It could only happen in Kentucky, of course; nowhere else would a basketball coach be so deified, and nowhere else would there be enough insane basketball fans to buy 24,000 bottles at $50-a-pop. Unreal.

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(But please, no Billy Gillispie jokes)

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