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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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  • Craig Beam (Heaven Hill): What Makes Good Bourbon?

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

    Craig Beam, Master Distiller at Heaven Hill Distilleries, explains how good bourbon requires a combination of many factors, such as good limestone water, high quality grain and yeast, and the right moisture levels in the grain. 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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  • Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): What Makes Good Bourbon?

    Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): What Makes Good Bourbon?

    Eddie Russell, Associate Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, mentions some of the factors that make great bourbon and discusses how the skill set required in distillery employees has changed 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://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/27813. Share

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  • Edwin Foote: Making Bourbon

    Edwin Foote: Making Bourbon

    Edwin “Ed” Foote, retired Master Distiller for the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, discusses the process of making bourbon and explains that attention to detail is crucial at every step. 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/27913. 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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  • Fred Noe (Jim Beam): How to Drink Bourbon

    Fred Noe (Jim Beam): How to Drink Bourbon

    Fred Noe, Master Distiller at Jim Beam, discusses how to drink bourbon, namely any way you want. 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): What Makes Good Bourbon?

    Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): What Makes Good Bourbon?

    Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, explains that the key to making a great bourbon is to have great ingredients. 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): How to Drink Bourbon

    Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): How to Drink Bourbon

    Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, explains how he judges a good glass of bourbon, and how he advises others to drink their bourbon: any way you like 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/27885. Share

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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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