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  • Al Young (Four Roses): Meeting Jimmy Russell

    Al Young (Four Roses): Meeting Jimmy Russell

    Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses, tells the story of how he met Jimmy Russell. 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/27886. Share

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  • Al Young (Four Roses): Community and Competition

    Al Young (Four Roses): Community and Competition

    Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses, discusses the friendships he has made over the years and how the community balances competition with a spirit of unity. 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/27886. Share

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  • Al Young (Four Roses): International Popularity

    Al Young (Four Roses): International Popularity

    Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses, discusses the international popularity of the brand. 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/27886. Share

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  • Andrea Wilson: The Bourbon Community

    Andrea Wilson: The Bourbon Community

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, discusses the bourbon community as a community of passionate artisans working together to make an excellent product. 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27912. Share

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  • Baker Beam (Jim Beam): Parker Beam and Booker Noe

    Baker Beam (Jim Beam): Parker Beam and Booker Noe

    Baker Beam, former distiller at Jim Beam, discusses his long friendships with Parker Beam and Booker Noe. 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27828. Share

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  • Bill Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Early Influences

    Bill Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Early Influences

    Bill Samuels, Chairman Emeritus of Maker’s Mark, discusses his early life in Bardstown, one of the bourbon centers of Kentucky, and tells of how his father was helped by “the committee of four”: Pappy van Winkle, Jerry Beam, Ed Shapira, and Hap Motlow. 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27843. Share

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  • Bill Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Bill’s Father, Bold Craftsman

    Bill Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Bill’s Father, Bold Craftsman

    Bill Samuels, Chairman Emeritus of Maker’s Mark, tells of his father’s boldness in “putting his money where his mouth was” and developing a new bourbon based on his own taste. 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27843. Share

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  • Bill Samuels (Makers Mark): Brand and Advertising

    Bill Samuels (Makers Mark): Brand and Advertising

    Bill Samuels, Chairman Emeritus  of Maker’s Mark, discusses the advertising philosophy that he and his father have followed. 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27843. Share

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  • Brad Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Learning the Family Business

    Brad Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Learning the Family Business

    Brad Boswell, President and fourth-generation cooper of Independent Stave Company, discusses his childhood and learning the business from his father John 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/28009. Share

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