Master Distiller

Her deep love for farm life, as well as her many years working her family’s land, have given her invaluable insight into growing the wide variety of crops used in Jeptha Creed’s products. It has also inspired the distillery’s distinct ground-to-glass maxim.

Joyce Nethery

Co-Owner & Master Distiller- Jeptha Creed Distllery- Bourbon & Beyond

Interviewed: 09-20-2019

In her role as Asst. Master Distiller, McCall will continue working under the direction of Master Distiller Chris Morris on the innovation & the development of new products within Woodford Reserve.

Elizabeth McCall

Asst. Master Distiller-Brown-Forman/Woodford Reserve

Interviewed: 05-04-2019

Kilburn became fascinated with the art of distillation during college and claimed it to be the perfect balance of chemistry, biology, & physics. His fascination led him to obsessively research the process & science of distillation.  

Caleb Kilburn

Head Distiller, Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.

Interviewed: 11-09-2018

Fred Noe carries on the 200-year family legacy of Jim Beam® master distillers.

Frederick “Fred” Booker Noe III

7th Generation Master Distiller, Jim Beam Distillery

Interviewed: 07-28-2017

Wes Henderson co-created Angel’s Envy craft bourbon.

Wes Henderson

Co-Founder and Chief Innovations Officer, Angel’s Envy® Distillery

Interviewed: 04-23-2017

A competitive spirit drives Chris Morris in his pursuit for excellence as a master distiller.

Chris Morris

Master Distiller, Brown-Forman Corporation

Interviewed: 11-15-2015

Bill Samuels, Jr., is wired to achieve and seeks opportunities that have a beginning, end, and outcome.

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