Tag: Lincoln Henderson

You’ve got to really screw up to make a bad whiskey. Master distiller Lincoln Henderson (1938-2013), speaking at a taping of “The Moth” earlier this year. As creator of brands such as Woodford Reserve and Angel’s Envy, Mr. Henderson obviously knew a thing…

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In honor of Lincoln Henderson

Today is a sad day in the bourbon world, as master distiller Lincoln Henderson is laid to rest. He died Sept. 10 at the age of 75 following a long battle with melanoma. He worked for nearly 40 years for…

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Angel’s near the outfield

For almost as long as I’ve been writing this blog, I’ve been hearing that Angel’s Envy was going to build a distillery somewhere along Louisville’s Whiskey Row. Yesterday, on the blog’s second birthday (cheers!), Louisville Distilling Co., the company that…

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On the wings of Angel’s Envy

As promised, here is Part Two of my recap of a recent bourbon event at the Filson Historical Society. After Michael Veach led us through tastings of three vintage bourbons, the Hendersons of Louisville Distilling Co. shared some samples of their Angel’s Envy and…

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The good, the really good and the ugly

I know lots of people are still celebrating the Ravens, but I have another bird on my mind: Old Crow. More specifically, the 105-year-old bottle of Old Crow that I sampled last week at the Filson Historical Society. This terrific…

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Angel’s Envy Cask Strength

Angel’s Envy Cask Strength 121 proof (estimated) Louisville Distilling Company and its master distiller, Lincoln Henderson, first gave us Angel’s Envy, a super-premium bourbon finished in port casks for three to six months. Now, just in time for the holidays,…

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Angel’s Envy pops up in Bardstown

If you are in Bardstown this week for the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, be sure to stop by the Angel’s Envy Pop-Up Bourbon Bar in the penthouse of Spalding Hall, 114 N. Fifth St. The bar opens with a special event today at 2 p.m….

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