Whiskey History:

Kentucky’s Climate: The Engine that Drives Bourbon’s Flavor

There are several all-important contributors to a whiskey’s flavor: mash bill and yeast can certainly make a difference, and the type of wood that the barrel is constructed from makes a major difference, as well as the duration of aging.

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Inside Angel’s Envy

10/10 is More than a Perfect Score

Why is 10/10 stamped on the corks of all our bottles? Hint: it’s not because we thought it deserved a perfect score, which it does.

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Whiskey History

What is Wheated Bourbon?

This one’s pretty easy. If you guessed “contains wheat,” you’ve almost got it. Bourbon’s mash bill, by law, requires at least 51% corn in its mix.

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Whiskey History

There are a lot of people who have recently discovered the joys of bourbon and whiskey. There are also many older fans who know their whiskeys. We write our history articles for everyone. After all, until people understand the whiskey category, they might not really appreciate what Lincoln Henderson started with Angel’s Envy.

Accidental Aging and the Birth of Whiskey As We Know It

Distilling is an industry built on history, and we all know that whiskey (particularly whisky) is steeped in tradition, legend…Read More
Accidental Aging and the Birth of Whiskey As We Know It

Louisville History and The Southern Exposition

Have you ever been fired? Thomas Edison got canned once. In 1867, he was fired from his job in Louisville…Read More
Louisville History and The Southern Exposition

Why Charring Barrels Matters

Let’s talk char. After all, aging in a charred oak barrel is one of the legal requirements for bourbon. So…Read More
Why Charring Barrels Matters

Too Tiki for Bourbon?

Our small team has racked up a lot of bar experience over the years. We’ve seen trends come and go.…Read More
Too Tiki for Bourbon?

The Story Behind Bourbon’s Traditional Mash Bill

  ANGEL’S ENVY uses a very traditional mash bill: 72% corn, 18% rye and 10% malted barley. But just how…Read More
The Story Behind Bourbon’s Traditional Mash Bill

Inside Angel’s Envy

A great deal of hard work and experience go into crafting one of the world’s best bourbons, and we’re proud of the work that our excellent team accomplishes every day. Find out exactly what it takes first-hand from our team.

Toast the Trees Planting Has Begun

It’s with sore hands and stiff backs that we proudly announce that, as of this week, we’ve planted the first…Read More
Toast the Trees Planting Has Begun

In Celebration of Cloudiness

Every year’s Angel’s Envy Cask Release has been different, and we’ve loved them all. Our 2016 release just happens to…Read More
In Celebration of Cloudiness

Meet the Team Behind the Angel’s Envy Distillery Experience

At our new distillery, we’ve been distilling whiskey for about a month now. That was the first order of business.…Read More
Meet the Team Behind the Angel’s Envy Distillery Experience

The Angel’s Envy Still is Now Up and Running

We’re thrilled to announce that our new distillery on Main Street in downtown Louisville will be opening to the public…Read More
The Angel’s Envy Still is Now Up and Running

Why We Toast the Trees

This is our third year partnering with The Arbor Day Foundation for Toast the Trees in honor of September’s National…Read More
Why We Toast the Trees

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Have You Heard?

Our still is up and running. Learn more about it as we ready our new distillery for the public.

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Worth a Damn

We owe much of our success to the wonderful individuals, professionals, enthusiasts and businesses that have helped to spread the word about Angel’s Envy and advocated for whiskey in general. This is our chance to return the favor.

Join Angel’s Envy and Chris Kael’s Barrel-Aged Impale’d Ale for a Night of Bourbon, Beer and Rock

One of the true joys of this business is having the opportunity to travel the country and see the truly…Read More
Join Angel’s Envy and Chris Kael’s Barrel-Aged Impale’d Ale for a Night of Bourbon, Beer and Rock

The Kentucky Derby Gives back to Louisville

“During Derby Week, Louisville is the capital of the world,” John Steinbeck described the Derby in 1956. “The Kentucky Derby,…Read More
The Kentucky Derby Gives back to Louisville

Bar Trends to Watch for in 2015

    We work with a lot of bartenders and we’re constantly keeping up with what’s going on in the…Read More
Bar Trends to Watch for in 2015

Cheers to Angel Teta | Our 2015 Speed Rack Seattle Winner

We wanted to take a moment to offer a BIG congratulations to our own Angel Teta! She’s been representing Angel’s…Read More
Cheers to Angel Teta | Our 2015 Speed Rack Seattle Winner

Great American Whiskey Drinkers | Volume 2

Drinking whiskey is a sort of shared vocabulary. It’s the common denominator between loudmouths and gentlemen, liars and storytellers. Occasionally,…Read More
Great American Whiskey Drinkers | Volume 2