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.

The Surprising Origin of the Word ‘Cocktail’

Simply put, cocktails are delicious. They represent a sublime mingling of spirit, sugar, bitter and dilution with endless variations to…Read More
The Surprising Origin of the Word ‘Cocktail’

The Origin of Bourbon’s Name… Maybe.

We know exactly why whisky is called whisky, which is a bit of a rarity in the spirits world. Whisky…Read More
The Origin of Bourbon’s Name… Maybe.

The Science of Storing Whiskey

At some point, every whiskey fan starts acquiring bottles more quickly than they can consume them, and that’s okay. It’s…Read More
The Science of Storing Whiskey

The Hendersons Go to Washington’s Distillery

In 2003, Lincoln Henderson joined a notable collection of Master Distillers for a truly special occasion—the distilling of the first…Read More
The Hendersons Go to Washington’s Distillery

Whiskey History: World War II and Whiskey

  Following the repeal of prohibition, distilleries gradually began to recover from 13 years of a “dry” United States. But…Read More
Whiskey History: World War II and Whiskey

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.

Wes and Kyle Henderson on the History of Our Cask Strength and the 2018 Release

Released in 2012, our first Cask Strength was not a sure thing. We were a relatively new brand that had…Read More
Wes and Kyle Henderson on the History of Our Cask Strength and the 2018 Release

A Look at Arbor Day and Our Toast the Trees Partner

When we launched our Toast the Tree program five years ago, we wanted to help ensure that forests of oak…Read More
A Look at Arbor Day and Our Toast the Trees Partner

Daniel Boone National Forest: Where We Toast the Trees

During National Bourbon Heritage Month in September, for every drink or bottle photo you share with the hashtag #ToastTheTrees, we pledge…Read More
Daniel Boone National Forest: Where We Toast the Trees

Meet Brooke Toscano, the Angel’s Envy Whiskey Guardian Pushing for Greater Sustainability

Our Whiskey Guardian program has always been our method to personally connect with folks about Angel’s Envy. Each of our…Read More
Meet Brooke Toscano, the Angel’s Envy Whiskey Guardian Pushing for Greater Sustainability

Wes Henderson on the Lessons of Fathers to Sons & Daughters

Father’s Day has always been special for us, both as a company and for me personally. With six boys of…Read More
Wes Henderson on the Lessons of Fathers to Sons & Daughters

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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.

In Appreciation: A Brief History of the Kentucky Derby

Kentucky is good horse country. Maybe it’s the calcium rich water and the bluegrass, maybe it’s the hard work and…Read More
In Appreciation: A Brief History of the Kentucky Derby

Home Movie Night Cocktail Pairings

February is hard. It’s dark when you wake up, it’s usually dark by the time you head home from work.…Read More
Home Movie Night Cocktail Pairings

A Holiday Classic from Best Intentions’ Chris Marty

We reached out to a dear friend of Angel’s Envy, Chris Marty of Chicago’s Best Intentions, for a holiday cocktail…Read More
A Holiday Classic from Best Intentions’ Chris Marty

2017 Halloween Candy and Cocktail Parings

As dedicated parents, loving aunts and uncles, or just people who keep buying Halloween candy even though very few children…Read More
2017 Halloween Candy and Cocktail Parings

A Look Inside Kelvin Cooperage

Just a short drive from downtown Louisville, Kelvin Cooperage is housed in a sprawling building that’s historically always been home…Read More
A Look Inside Kelvin Cooperage