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  • Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Maintaining Quality despite Growing Demand

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Maintaining Quality despite Growing Demand

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses the important role of master distillers in maintaining the quality of bourbon while keeping up with growing demand. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27680. Share

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  • Peter Rutledge (Brown-Forman): The Industry Revitalized

    Peter Rutledge (Brown-Forman): The Industry Revitalized

    E. Peter “Pete” Rutledge, retired Executive Vice Presdient of Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide, explains how the company and the bourbon industry in general took a turn for the better in the 1980s, largely due to the inspiration of Maker’s Mark. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27846. Share

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  • Peter Rutledge (Brown-Forman): Craftsmanship

    Peter Rutledge (Brown-Forman): Craftsmanship

    E. Peter “Pete” Rutledge, retired Executive Vice Presdient of Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide, discusses the rise of craftsmanship in the bourbon industry over the past several decades. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27846. Share

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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Vision

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Vision

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, describes the distillery campus and his vision of preserving the culture of Maker’s Mark started by his grandfather, even as the company expands in the future. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27844. Share

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  • Thomas Ripy: World Bourbon

    Thomas Ripy: World Bourbon

    Thomas Ripy, great-grandson of the Tyrone, KY, distiller T. B. Ripy, discusses the growth of international bourbon markets. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27888. Share

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