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  • Al Young (Four Roses): Yeast and Mash

    Al Young (Four Roses): Yeast and Mash

    Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses, discusses the recipes of the several Four Roses 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/27886. Share

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  • Al Young (Four Roses): The Future of Four Roses

    Al Young (Four Roses): The Future of Four Roses

    Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses, discusses the distillery’s historic reputation for quality, which in his view must remain top priority in the years to come. 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): The Future of Bourbon

    Al Young (Four Roses): The Future of Bourbon

    Al Young, Brand Ambassador of Four Roses, discusses the Bourbon Renaissance and the future of 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/27886. Share

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  • Andrea Wilson: Aging and Barrel Science

    Andrea Wilson: Aging and Barrel Science

    Andrea Wilson, former Director of Whiskey Strategies for Diageo North America, explains how Kentucky’s climate effects bourbon aging, and why the process of aging is the most fascinating of all for her. 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): The Process, Old and New

    Baker Beam (Jim Beam): The Process, Old and New

    Baker Beam, former distiller at Jim Beam, discusses some particulars of making bourbon and how the process has remained essentially the same over the years, only increasing in volume because of technological advances. 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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  • Baker Beam (Jim Beam): Why Kentucky?

    Baker Beam (Jim Beam): Why Kentucky?

    Baker Beam, former distiller at Jim Beam, names the water in Kentucky as a factor that makes the state excellent for bourbon production, and he discusses Jim Beam’s yeast, another important ingredient. 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 (Makers Mark): Early Family History

    Bill Samuels (Makers Mark): Early Family History

    Bill Samuels, Chairman Emeritus of Maker’s Mark, discusses how his father and mother were both key in choosing and restoring what became the Maker’s Mark 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27843. Share

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  • Bill Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Father and Son

    Bill Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Father and Son

    Bill Samuels, Chairman Emeritus  of Maker’s Mark, discusses how his father helped him and the brand develop over time. 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): Before the Bourbon Renaissance

    Bill Samuels (Maker’s Mark): Before the Bourbon Renaissance

    Bill Samuels, Chairman Emeritus of Maker’s Mark, discusses the business of his father Bill Samuels, Sr., and explains that sophisticated bourbon was not a popular idea before the Bourbon Renaissance. 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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