Brown-Forman http://wfpl.org en Is Old Forester Louisville's House Bourbon? http://wfpl.org/post/old-forester-louisvilles-house-bourbon <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Old Forester has quite the pedigree. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Founded in 1873, it’s older than Coca-Cola and was the first bourbon to be sold in bottles. Even during Prohibition, a special medicinal license kept Old Forester in production. And for Louisville, it’s the ultimate “buy local” bourbon—distilled, bottled and aged right here in the city. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 7655 at http://wfpl.org Is Old Forester Louisville's House Bourbon? Longtime Bourbon Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson Dies at 75 http://wfpl.org/post/longtime-bourbon-master-distiller-lincoln-henderson-dies-75 <p>One of the legends of Kentucky’s bourbon industry has died.</p><p>Longtime master distiller Lincoln Henderson died Tuesday at the age of 75.</p><p>Henderson spent 40 years as master distiller for Louisville-based Brown-Forman Corporation, helping develop brands such as Woodford Reserve and Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel.</p><p>Henderson came out of retirement in 2006 to start a new brand, Angel’s Envy, with his son and grandson.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:29:32 +0000 Rick Howlett 6801 at http://wfpl.org Longtime Bourbon Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson Dies at 75 Distillers Help Fund UK, U of L Alcohol Awareness Programs http://wfpl.org/post/distillers-help-fund-uk-u-l-alcohol-awareness-programs <p>Alcohol awareness programs at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville will continue to receive financial support&nbsp; from two Kentucky distilleries.&nbsp; Jim Beam and Brown-Forman are giving a combined $600,000 to the schools to bolster efforts to combat underage and binge drinking across the Commonwealth.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 18:42:32 +0000 Alan Lytle, Kentucky Public Radio 1245 at http://wfpl.org Distillers Help Fund UK, U of L Alcohol Awareness Programs