Interview with Eddie Russell, September 30, 2013

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

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Interview Summary

Eddie Russell is the Associate Master Distiller at Wild Turkey Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. In this interview he discusses his beginnings at Wild Turkey and how the distillery and the bourbon industry have changed since he began working there. He discusses the various products created and sold by Wild Turkey and the markets they are trying to reach. He talks about his family's involvement in the bourbon industry and his father, Jimmy Russell's importance in the industry. He talks about trends in the bourbon industry and with bourbon itself.

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2013oh450_bik022

Interviewee Name

Eddie 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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