HAPPY HOUR with BEEGIE featuring BILL SAMUELS, JR. (Part One)

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HAPPY HOUR with BEEGIE featuring BILL SAMUELS, JR. (Part One) WATCH HERE: https://youtu.be/rY8TQ5IXT9Q Premieres Friday, April 2 at 7pm central. This video was pre-recorded on 2/24. Bill Samuels, Jr. is the chairman emeritus of Maker’s Mark Distillery, Inc. Previously, Samuels, Jr. was president and CEO of Maker’s Mark for 35 years. He assumed leadership of Maker’s Mark in the mid-1970s. Samuels has chaired the board of more than 25 different non-profit organizations over the course of his career. He has been recognized as Kentucky’s Entrepreneur of the Year on three occasions and was named Louisville’s 2004 Citizen of the Year. Samuels was honored by Ernst & Young as Kentucky’s 2011 Lifetime Achievement Entrepreneur, was inducted into the Kentucky Business Hall of Fame in 2006, and was part of the inaugural class of the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame in 2001. Mr. Samuels studied at UC Berkeley under Dr. Edward Teller and helped design the fuel injector nozzle for Polaris IIA. Mr. Samuels studied Rocket Science and Solid Propellants at college at Case Western Reserve University. He later received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University. We talk all things whisky, jazz and Kentucky basketball with Bill. There's even a great Maker's Mark recipe video for you! The Team: Beegie Adair: Queen B Monica Ramey: Queen B's manager, personal assistant & producer Roger Spencer: Bassist, Beegie and Monica's traveling and drinking buddy Grover & Quigs: Co-Purrducers Lena H., Alvin S. & Louis A. Ramey: Fur & Makeup In memory of Sonny Ramey