Featured Interview Excerpts

  • Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): History of Wild Turkey

    Jimmy Russell (Wild Turkey): History of Wild Turkey

    Jimmy Russell, Master Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery, discusses the history of the distillery: its early changes in ownership,  how annual turkey hunts led to its present name, and the success of the Wild Turkey brand. 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.

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  • Chris Morris (Brown-Forman): Age Claims vs. the Peak of Perfection

    Chris Morris (Brown-Forman): Age Claims vs. the Peak of Perfection

    Chris Morris, Master Distiller at Brown-Forman, explains why bourbon quality should not be measured by age as Scotch is, and he discusses the company’s plans to expand into other types of whiskey. 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/27842.

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