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  • Bill Samuels (Makers Mark): Reflections on the Bourbon Industry

    Bill Samuels (Makers Mark): Reflections on the Bourbon Industry

    Bill Samuels, Chairman Emeritus  of Maker’s Mark, discusses the changes that have taken place in the industry during 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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  • Campbell Brown (Brown-Forman): Appreciation for Premium-ness

    Campbell Brown (Brown-Forman): Appreciation for Premium-ness

    Campbell Brown, Vice President and Director of Brown-Forman Corporation’s Midwest and Canada divisions, discusses how the international community has a growing appreciation for premium products. 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/27848. Share

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  • Campbell Brown (Brown-Forman): The Bourbon Renaissance

    Campbell Brown (Brown-Forman): The Bourbon Renaissance

    Campbell Brown, Vice President and Director of Brown-Forman Corporation’s Midwest and Canada divisions, discusses the resurgence of interest in craftsmanship and heritage in the bourbon industry. 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/27848. Share

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  • Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): The Bourbon Renaissance

    Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): The Bourbon Renaissance

    Craig Beam, Master Distiller at Heaven Hill Distilleries, discusses how the Bourbon Renaissance benefits Kentucky. 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/27682. Share

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  • Fred Noe (Jim Beam): Fred’s Father Booker

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): Fred’s Father Booker

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, discusses his father’s devotion to the company, his developing Booker’s and also small batch and super premium bourbon, and other members of the Beam family now in other companies. 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/27827. Share

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  • Fred Noe (Jim Beam): The Previous Generation

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): The Previous Generation

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, discusses how the previous generation of distillers revived the bourbon industry in the 1980s, which has led to the continued Bourbon Renaissance today. 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/27827. Share

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  • Fred Noe (Jim Beam): What Makes Good Bourbon?

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): What Makes Good Bourbon?

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, discusses what makes good bourbon, particularly aging and the strength at bottling. 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/27827. Share

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  • Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): Rebuilding a Brand

    Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): Rebuilding a Brand

    Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, explains how in recent years Four Roses bourbon became well-known once again in Kentucky. 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/27885. Share

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  • Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): Bringing Premium to Kentucky

    Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): Bringing Premium to Kentucky

    Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, tells of how premium brands were created so that Four Roses bourbon would be set apart from Seagram’s previous Four Roses blended whiskey, and he discusses the company’s efforts to bring their internationally successful bourbon back to Kentucky. 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/27885. Share

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