Jim Rutledge (Four Roses): The Origins of “Master Distiller”

Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, explains exactly how the title “Master Distiller” came into use in the 1990s, and he reflects on the increasingly important role of the Master Distiller as a brand promoter.

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.

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