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  • Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): The Myth of Age

    Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): The Myth of Age

    Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, discusses how age does not mean the same for bourbon as it does for certain other drinks such as Scotch. 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): The Art of Aging

    Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): The Art of Aging

    Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, discusses the details of barrel-aging and some of the differences in this respect between the 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/27885. Share

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  • Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): Being Consistent

    Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): Being Consistent

    Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, discusses the importance and the challenges of producing a consistent brand 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/27885. Share

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  • Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): Legacy and Reflection

    Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): Legacy and Reflection

    Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, expresses his pride in his son Eddie and his appreciation of seeing people enjoying the various brands of Wild Turkey 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://kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27814. Share

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  • Joseph Magliocco (Michter’s): Quality the Top Priority

    Joseph Magliocco (Michter’s): Quality the Top Priority

    Joseph Magliocco, President of Michter’s Distillery, explains the company’s goal of quality no matter the cost. 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/28011. Share

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  • Max Shapira (Heaven Hill): Family-Owned Business

    Max Shapira (Heaven Hill): Family-Owned Business

    Max Shapira, President of Heaven Hill, discusses the advantages of a family-owned 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/27845. Share

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  • Max Shapira (Heaven Hill): Re-Inventing the Industry

    Max Shapira (Heaven Hill): Re-Inventing the Industry

    Max Shapira, President of Heaven Hill, discusses how the industry has suffered from overproduction and stagnation in the 1950’s and 1960’s, and how it has been revitalized and even reinvented since then. 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/27845. 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): 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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