Tag: Brown-Forman

Lincoln Henderson

Many amusing stories were shared at the Filson’s Historical Society’s recent Bourbon Salon at Oxmoor Farm, “Bourbon Families,” but one of the most amusing involved the grooming habits of Lincoln Henderson, the longtime master distiller of Brown-Forman who came out…

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Bourbon = $$$, and here’s the proof

There’s been a lot of press about “the bourbon boom” over the past few years. Much of it has focused on how many barrels are aging in Kentucky and how many more people are drinking it. But bourbon production also…

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Old Forester Birthday Bourbon

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2013 97 proof $54.99/750ml The story: Every year since 2002, Brown-Forman has released a special Old Forester Birthday Bourbon in honor of distillery founder George Garvin Brown’s birthday. This year’s edition appeared on shelves early (George’s birthday is…

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Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

Old Forester was named for Dr. William Forrester, a Civil War hero and one of the investors who backed George Garvin Brown’s groundbreaking idea to sell bourbon only in bottles to ensure quality and consistency. Dr. Forrester himself was not old; he…

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Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

Old Forester was named for Dr. William Forrester, a Civil War hero and one of the investors who backed George Garvin Brown’s groundbreaking idea to sell bourbon only in bottles to ensure quality and consistency. Dr. Forrester himself was not old; he was just 34…

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Happy Birthday, George!

Happy Birthday to George Garvin Brown. The founder of Brown-Forman Corp. and Old Forester, the first bourbon to be sold only in bottles, was born Sept. 2, 1846. In his honor, Brown-Forman has released a limited-edition Old Forester Birthday Bourbon every year since 2002. This year’s…

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Happy Birthday, George!

Happy Birthday to George Garvin Brown. The founder of Brown-Forman Corp. and Old Forester, the first bourbon to be sold only in bottles, was born Sept. 2, 1846. In his honor, Brown-Forman has released a limited-edition Old Forester Birthday Bourbon every year…

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Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

The first woman to ever serve on the Kentucky Distillers’ Association’s Board of Directors was Lois Mateus. She was appointed to the board in 1992 as the director from Brown-Forman, where she retired as senior vice president in 2008. KDA…

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Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

The first woman to ever serve on the Kentucky Distillers’ Association’s Board of Directors was Lois Mateus. She was appointed to the board in 1992 as the director from Brown-Forman, where she retired as senior vice president in 2008. KDA president Eric Gregory,…

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