Getting another shot

Last week’s announcement that Michter’s will open a distillery at Eighth and Main streets in downtown Louisville was great news for bourbon lovers, but also for those who love historic architecture. The distillery will be housed in the 1870s-era Fort…

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Angel’s Envy: The devil’s in the details

The Courier-Journal ran a nice profile Sunday of master distiller Lincoln Henderson and his Angel’s Envy, a small-batch bourbon being produced by the Louisville Distilling Co., a new craft distiller founded by Henderson’s son, Wesley. “Angel’s Envy” is a play on one of my favorite bourbon…

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True or not, it’s a good story

It’s said that once when Mark Twain was traveling, a luggage inspector asked whether his suitcase contained anything other than clothing. No, Mr. Twain assured him. Suspicious, the inspector opened the case – and found a fifth of bourbon. “Ah,”…

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