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Jim Rutledge


Jim Rutledge

Jim has been the master distiller at Four Roses since 1995. It’s a vocation that requires the use of every one of his considerable talents: from chemistry, artistry, and craftsmanship; to marketing and salesmanship

His passion and knowledge, not just for Four Roses, but also for the entire Bourbon category is infectious

When you talk to him you get the sense he is willing to do whatever is necessary to create and produce a Bourbon with perfect consistency day after day

He watches over the character, quality and consistency of each barrel. Every stage of the distillation process is critical and you’ll find Jim’s heart and soul in every one of them

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