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  • Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Family History

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Family History

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses his early life and family history: his memories of his grandfather William Parker and father Earl Parker enjoying Jim Beam bourbon, his father’s move from Jim Beam to Heaven Hill, and his own first jobs in the company. 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): The Heaven Hill Label

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): The Heaven Hill Label

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller at Heaven Hill discusses the Heaven Hill logo and branding. 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): Tastings and Travels

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Tastings and Travels

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses his travels as a distiller participating in tastings across America. 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): Friendship among the Distillers

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Friendship among the Distillers

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses the closeness of the distilling families. 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): 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): Disproving a Skeptic

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Disproving a Skeptic

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, tells of how he proved to a doubter that Master Distillers are, in fact, real people. 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): The Cost of Excellence

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): The Cost of Excellence

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller at Heaven Hill Distilleries, explains why Evan Williams is his favorite bourbon and discusses the challenges of rising consumer 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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  • 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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