Interview with Eddie Russell, Jimmy Russell, September 30, 2013

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

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Interview Summary

Jimmy and Eddie Russell, father and son Master Distillers at Wild Turkey Distillery discuss new products the distillery has introduced over the years and talk about the process of making and testing their products for quality control. They discuss their working relationship and talk about how they handle their disagreements. They tell stories about their friendships with other distillers in the industry including Elmer T. Lee, Booker Noe, Parker Beam, and Lincoln Henderson.

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2013oh452_bik024

Interviewee Name

Eddie Russell

Jimmy Russell

Interviewer Name

Al Young

Interview Date

2013-09-30

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Russell, Eddie Interview by Al Young. 30 Sep. 2013. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Russell, E. (2013, September 30). Interview by A.. Young. Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Russell, Eddie, interview by Al Young. September 30, 2013, Bourbon in Kentucky: Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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