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  • Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Changing the Industry Dynamic

    Rob Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Changing the Industry Dynamic

    Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, discusses how his grandfather revolutionized the bourbon industry and pioneered premium bourbon. 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: Growing up in a Bourbon Family

    Thomas Ripy: Growing up in a Bourbon Family

    Thomas Ripy, great-grandson of the Tyrone, KY, distiller T. B. Ripy, discusses his early family life and some of his ancestors who were involved in the bourbon business. 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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  • Thomas Ripy: Ripy Family History

    Thomas Ripy: Ripy Family History

    Thomas Ripy, great-grandson of the Tyrone, KY, distiller T. B. Ripy, tells the history of the Ripy Brothers Distillery before and after Prohibition. 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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  • Thomas Ripy: Prohibition-Era Distillers

    Thomas Ripy: Prohibition-Era Distillers

    Thomas Ripy, great-grandson of the Tyrone, KY, distiller T. B. Ripy, discusses the Dowlings and other industry leaders during Prohibition. 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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  • Thomas Ripy: After Prohibition

    Thomas Ripy: After Prohibition

    Thomas Ripy, great-grandson of the Tyrone, KY, distiller T. B. Ripy, discusses the families that stayed in the business after Prohibition was repealed. 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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  • Thomas Ripy: History of Tyrone, Anderson County

    Thomas Ripy: History of Tyrone, Anderson County

    Thomas Ripy, great-grandson of the Tyrone, KY, distiller T. B. Ripy, discusses the history of the town of Tyrone in Anderson County Kentucky through Probition and afterwards. 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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  • Thomas Ripy: Old Joe and Joe Lewis Brands

    Thomas Ripy: Old Joe and Joe Lewis Brands

    Thomas Ripy, great-grandson of the Tyrone, KY, distiller T. B. Ripy, tells the history of two early bourbon brands. 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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  • Brad and John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): The Next Generation

    Brad and John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): The Next Generation

    Brad and John Boswell, President and former President of Independent Stave Company, discuss the enthusiasm of Brad’s teenage son for the business, and they reflect that the business has been in the family for a whole century. 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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