Top 3 Reasons to visit
It’s only finished when we say it is. There’s bourbon. And then there’s divine inspiration painstakingly crafted into a spirit so sublime you’ll want to share it with the world. We make the second one. Angel’s Envy is what happens when 200 years of bourbon tradition meet an independent master craftsman’s instinct to improve. It’s a total return to the art of craft-first, hand blended batches of 8 to 12 barrels at a time.
Located in the heart of downtown Louisville’s Whiskey Row and within walking distance of many other attractions, we’re restless creators who respect and celebrate the bourbon tradition, but try not to shackle ourselves to it. We approach each spirit that we finish with a craftsman’s passion to experiment and improve.
Get an insider’s look at Angel’s Envy’s new distillery on Main Street, Louisville. Our guided tour will begin in our reception area, continuing into the heart of our distilling operation. Once there, visitors will experience a fully operational urban distillery unlike any other. During the tour, visitors will see first-hand our distillation process from beginning, to barreled, and ultimately, to finished spirit. The tour culminates with a visit to our distillery bar, The Finishing Room, where we’ll conclude your tour with a tasting. This is your chance to experience and taste what makes Angel’s Envy so unique.
ABOUT Angel’s Envy
Rooted in 200 years of bourbon heritage, we create hand-finished spirits that aren’t afraid to improve on the classic tradition. Inspired by legendary Master Distiller, Lincoln Henderson’s lifetime spent crafting fine spirits, Angel’s Envy is our masterpiece. When Lincoln Henderson came out of retirement to create Angel’s Envy, it was to collaborate with his son, Wes, on a bourbon finished in Port barrels.
There’s no better place for Angel’s Envy to continue our story than in the heart of Louisville. On July 9, 2013, three generations of Henderson’s came together to break ground on the new distillery. It was one of Lincoln Henderson’s final events with Angel’s Envy, and we’re proud that he was able to help usher in the next chapter of the brand. It meant a great deal to Lincoln, seeing his life’s work culminate in such a significant endeavor.
WHY JOIN THE BETTER DRINKING CULTURE
As we’ve always said at Angel’s Envy, “Heaven can wait. Please Drink Responsibly.” We stick to this motto at our distillery, where we feature a Spirit-Free menu and limit our guests to one drink at our bar. Many of our guests travel to Angel’s Envy from other distilleries, or head to other distilleries after their visit with us, and we want you to arrive at your next destination on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail with a clear head and a fresh palette. We encourage our guests to taste slowly and stay hydrated, because, in the words of BDC, “Hangovers suck.”