I am so excited about the return of Bourbon & Beyond. Below is the full press release and you can find my bourbon workshops here, including a panel on Slavery in American Whiskey and Bourbon Storytime with Bill Samuels Jr., Jimmy Russell and Mike Sherman … Continue readingBourbon & Beyond is Back! Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Zac Brown Brand and More
Every time a spirits company buys another spirits company or brand, industry insiders, brand managers and the occasional distiller starts asking the same questions: Who’s next? And for how much? The latest was Angel’s Envy, the Kentucky brand that was recently sold to Bacardi for … Continue readingWhat is the next distillery to be sold?
In covering the bourbon business, I’ve learned the characters are some of the best bullshitters. Very few could out bullshit Wes Henderson, who’s the son of the great Lincoln Henderson and co-founder of Angel’s Envy. His storytelling ways stem from the fact he’s a firefighter … Continue readingKatie Couric Wooed by Angel’s Envy
In covering the recent Angel’s Distillery opening for Whisky Advocate (read the story here), I got an inside look at the future distillery. Boy, was I surprised. This old building was home to some spray can-wielding homeless types.
I enjoy this new Angel’s Envy Rye Whiskey, undeniably finished in Caribbean Rum Casks. (Note: This Angel’s Envy Rye was a media sample.) Made by legendary and former Woodford Reserve distiller Lincoln Henderson, Angel’s Envy catapulted into the American whiskey scene in 2011 with its … Continue readingAngel’s Envy Rye Whiskey Review: How to Judge Special Barrel-Finished Whiskey?
Bourbon is the gift that keeps on giving. Why waste valuable dollars on fancy packaged vodka this holiday season? Introduce your loved one to these outstanding and inexpensive whiskies. 5. J.T.S. Brown Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Proof varies This is one of those forgotten … Continue readingTop Value Bourbons for the Holidays