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  • Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): The Importance of the Master Distiller

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): The Importance of the Master Distiller

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses the important role of Master Distiller in developing premium brands, a role that first appeared only a few decades ago. 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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  • Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Signing Bottles

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Signing Bottles

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, tells how he began to sign more and more bottles as the role of Master Distiller became more prominent. 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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  • 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): 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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  • Peter Rutledge (Brown-Forman): The Bourbon Trail

    Peter Rutledge (Brown-Forman): The Bourbon Trail

    E. Peter “Pete” Rutledge, retired Executive Vice Presdient of Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide, discusses the success of the Bourbon Trail. 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): An Uncertain Prosperity

    Peter Rutledge (Brown-Forman): An Uncertain Prosperity

    E. Peter “Pete” Rutledge, retired Executive Vice Presdient of Brown-Forman Beverages Worldwide, discusses overseas markets and how they can make up for the uncertainty of the success that the bourbon industry is currently enjoying. 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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  • 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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  • Brad and John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): The Old Days

    Brad and John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): The Old Days

    Brad and John Boswell, President and former President of Independent Stave Company, discuss the changes that the company has seen since the time of John’s father T. W. Boswell. 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/28008. Share

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