Heritage

  • Fourth in a line of distillers

AT WILD TURKEY

  • Joined Wild Turkey in 1981
  • Started as a relief operator and worked his way up to Associate Master Distiller
  • Created Wild Turkey 81 in 2011

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

  • Inducted into the Bourbon Hall of Fame in 2010

IN HIS OWN WORDS

“Jimmy’s advice to me was ‘you need to work twice as hard as anybody else, because they’ll think I’m playing favorites.’”

Eddie Russell

Heritage

  • Fourth in a line of distillers

AT WILD TURKEY

  • Joined Wild Turkey in 1981
  • Started as a relief operator and worked his way up to Associate Master Distiller
  • Created Wild Turkey 81 in 2011

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

  • Inducted into the Bourbon Hall of Fame in 2010

IN HIS OWN WORDS

“Jimmy’s advice to me was ‘you need to work twice as hard as anybody else, because they’ll think I’m playing favorites.’”

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