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  • Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Warehouse Storage and Its Effects

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Warehouse Storage and Its Effects

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses how bourbon is affected by storage in barrels in a warehouse. 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): What Makes Good Bourbon?

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): What Makes Good Bourbon?

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses what it takes to make bourbon of excellent quality, from grain selection to proper distillation times and fermentation temperatures, along the way discussing different types of mills in use at the time he entered the 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/27680. Share

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  • Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Why Kentucky?

    Parker Beam (Heaven Hill): Why Kentucky?

    Parker Beam, Master Distiller of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses how Kentucky’s climate makes for excellent aging of bourbon, as well as how best to barrel it. 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 and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): How to Drink Bourbon

    Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): How to Drink Bourbon

    Parker and Craig Beam, Master Distillers of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discuss their shared preference for drinking bourbon the old-fashioned way. 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/27683. Share

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  • Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): Taking Counsel

    Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): Taking Counsel

    Parker and Craig Beam, Master Distillers of Heaven Hill Distilleries, discuss their daily communication about distillery operations. 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/27683. Share

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  • Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): Fire and Recovery

    Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): Fire and Recovery

    Parker and Craig Beam, Master Distillers of Heaven Hill Distilleries, tell of how with the help of the community, the distillery recovered from the catastrophic 1996 fire. 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/27683. Share

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  • Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): The Day of the Fire

    Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): The Day of the Fire

    In an interview with Parker and Craig Beam, Master Distillers of Heaven Hill Distilleries, Craig tells recounts what happened on the day of the 1996 distillery fire. 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/27683. Share

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  • Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): Harsh Winters

    Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): Harsh Winters

    Parker and Craig Beam, Master Distillers of Heaven Hill Distilleries, tell stories from some of the crippling winters of recent years, in which Heaven Hill never shut down because of the cold. 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/27683. Share

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  • Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): Whiskey Thief

    Parker and Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): Whiskey Thief

    Parker and Craig Beam, Master Distillers of Heaven Hill Distilleries, demonstrate one of the tools of the trade, the whiskey thief. 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/27683. Share

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