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  • Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): Wild Turkey Around the World

    Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): Wild Turkey Around the World

    Eddie Russell, Associate Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, discusses his firsthand experience in Japan of Wild Turkey’s international reputation–a growing reputation, as exports have grown from 6% of total Wild Turkey sales in the 1980s to 35-40% 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/27813. Share

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  • Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): Enticing the Younger Enthusiast

    Eddie Russell (Wild Turkey): Enticing the Younger Enthusiast

    Eddie Russell, Associate Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, discusses the company’s efforts to attract younger customers, particularly in new and updated flavors. 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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  • Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): Wild Turkey Honey

    Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): Wild Turkey Honey

    Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, discusses the creation of American Honey (originally Wild Turkey Honey Liqueur), some humorous old-time uses of it, and the brand’s continued success. 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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  • 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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