Interview with Britt Kulsveen, Even Kulsveen, March 29, 2018

Project: Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project

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Even Kulsveen (the current owner of the Willett Distilling Company/Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, Ltd.) and Britt Kulsveen (Kulsveen's daughter and the president of the company) answer questions about their family and their products. Kulsveen tells stories about his childhood and his start in the alcohol business. He talks about meeting his wife, buying the Willett Distilling Company, and how he runs the business. Britt Kulsveen discusses her childhood, as well as shares her knowledge about the distillery and their current specializations. They both talk about the factors of running a family business, the quality and facts about the samples of their bourbon being tasted, and they answer audience questions.

This interview was conducted at the Kentucky Derby Museum as part of their Willett Event.

Interview Accession

2018oh220_bik054

Interviewee Name

Even Kulsveen

Britt Kulsveen

Interviewer Name

Fred Minnick

Interview Date

2018-03-29

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Kulsveen, Even Interview by Fred Minnick. 29 Mar. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Kulsveen, E. (2018, March 29). Interview by F. Minnick. Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Kulsveen, Even, interview by Fred Minnick. March 29, 2018, Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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