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  • Edwin Foote: Beginnings in the Industry

    Edwin Foote: Beginnings in the Industry

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses his early career as a beer chemist at the Henry McKenna Distillery and for Seagram, and he discusses his move to Stitzel-Weller, also known as the Old Fitzgerald 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/27913. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: Beer Chemist

    Edwin Foote: Beer Chemist

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses his role as beer chemist for Seagram, before his move to Stitzel-Weller. 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/27913. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: Different Jobs in the Distillery

    Edwin Foote: Different Jobs in the Distillery

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses the various jobs he performed as beer chemist for the five Seagram distilleries. 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/27913. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: Moving to Stitzel-Weller

    Edwin Foote: Moving to Stitzel-Weller

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses his move to Stitzel-Weller and how he learned more from the previous distiller Roy Hawes than he did from anyone else. 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/27913. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: The Job of a Master Distiller

    Edwin Foote: The Job of a Master Distiller

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, explains that the title Master Distiller is a relatively recent invention, and he discusses the differences between these distillers of today and those of several 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/27913. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: Industry Legends

    Edwin Foote: Industry Legends

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses prominent members of the industry, some of whom previously worked for Seagram. 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/27913. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: The Sign out Front

    Edwin Foote: The Sign out Front

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses Pappy Van Winkle’s dislike of chemists as opposed to traditional distillers working in distilleries, and his putting up a sign at Stitzel-Weller to that effect. 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/27913. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: Making Bourbon

    Edwin Foote: Making Bourbon

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses the process of making bourbon and explains that attention to detail is crucial at every step. 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/27913. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: Changes in the Process

    Edwin Foote: Changes in the Process

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses a few of the ways in which the process of making bourbon has evolved, such as in the specific yeasts used by distilleries and the modern-day ability to control the fermentation temperature. 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/27913. Share

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