023 – Carol Perry, Stitzel-Weller’s Jack of all Tradesman

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Carol Perry, or just Perry, is a legend in his own right. Perry has worked at the Stitzel-Weller distillery in Shively for 45 years. He has held about every job you could possibly have and is currently working security and head greeter for the Bulleit Frontier Experience.

  1. Give us an idea of what you have been doing here for the past 45 years
  2. Talk about what life is like working at the warehouse
  3. Why did they have windows open only during the day?
  4. What other kinds of experiences did you gather from working at warehouse?
  5. Drinking your own product on the job probably wasn’t uncommon back then
  6. How automated were the processes back then?
  7. What do you mean by dumping the glass?
  8. Did you ever have any interactions with the Van Winkle family?
  9. Wasn’t there a break room incident with Julian?
  10. What were you doing when the distillery closed its doors?
  11. Any security incidents in your time?
  12. You’ve seen the ups and downs, is this the craziest time you’ve ever seen?
  13. Is there a best memory that sticks out for you during this time?

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