012- Reviving Four Roses with Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller Four Roses (Part 1)

Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses, joins us for Part 2 of this 2-Part podcast and discusses his travels, limited edition releases, one floor warehouses, and how he’s shaping their future.

Show Notes:

  • What experiences stand out from your travels?
  • Talk about your super premium releases such as the Single Barrel and Small Batch Limited Editions
  • What goes into the process of selecting the premium limited edition barrels over regular bottling barrels?
  • Do you look at limited editions as a form of experimentation?
  • Talk a bit about the single barrel bottle labels providing the consumer information for warehouse locations and recipe used
  • Have you selected the barrels for 2015 limited edition releases?
  • Four Roses has one floor warehouses, is that done to minimize variables of temperature fluctuations?
  • Why wouldn’t you create 10 different brands from 10 different recipes?

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