002 – Getting to know the Master Distiller for Buffalo Trace, Harlen Wheatley

Harlen Wheatley, Master Distiller at Buffalo Trace, joins us we discuss multiple facets of his history and life at the famed Buffalo Trace Distillery

Show Notes:

  • Do you remember life before bourbon? What led you here?
  • Wheatley Vodka, the spirit named after Harlen.
  • Sampling, tasting, and characteristics of the brands
  • Don’t you get tired of tasting bourbon all day?
  • History and future of the Single Oak Project
  • Warehouse X… what’s the big deal?
  • What’s more important? The mash bill or the aging process
  • Forecasting demand for Pappy and other BT products
  • What’s the best part about your job?

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