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  • Olivia Ripy: Master Distillers

    Olivia Ripy: Master Distillers

    Olivia Ripy, formerly in charge of the visitor center at Wild Turkey and granddaughter of the distillery’s founder T. B. Ripy, explains what it means to be a Master Distiller and names several of them who have been influential in her life. 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/27889. Share

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  • Olivia Ripy: Harmony among the Distilleries

    Olivia Ripy: Harmony among the Distilleries

    Olivia Ripy, formerly in charge of the visitor center at Wild Turkey and granddaughter of the distillery’s founder T. B. Ripy, discusses several family members who work in the distillery. 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/27889. Share

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  • Olivia Ripy: Ghosts at the Distillery

    Olivia Ripy: Ghosts at the Distillery

    Olivia Ripy, formerly in charge of the visitor center at Wild Turkey and granddaughter of the distillery’s founder T. B. Ripy, discusses her experiences with ghosts in the distillery (now the Wild Turkey distillery). 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/27889. Share

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  • Jimmy and Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): A Bad Batch

    Jimmy and Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): A Bad Batch

    Jimmy Russell and Eddie Russell, Master Distiller and Associate Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, tell the story of the one bad batch of bourbon made in Jimmy’s lifetime. 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/27815. Share

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  • Jimmy and Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): A Close-Knit Community

    Jimmy and Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): A Close-Knit Community

    Jimmy Russell and Eddie Russell, Master Distiller and Associate Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, discuss cooperation in the industry and the privilege of knowing such legends as Booker Noe and Parker Beam. 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/27815. Share

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  • Jimmy and Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): Eddie’s Early Days

    Jimmy and Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): Eddie’s Early Days

    Jimmy Russell and Eddie Russell, Master Distiller and Associate Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, reflect on Eddie’s start in the industry. 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/27815. Share

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  • Jimmy and Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): Tasting Bourbon

    Jimmy and Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): Tasting Bourbon

    Jimmy Russell and Eddie Russell, Master Distiller and Associate Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, explain the process of tasting bourbon for quality control purposes. 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/27815. Share

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