Kentucky bourbon http://wfpl.org en 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 Louisville Re-Embraces its Bourbon Heritage as Distillers Return to Main Street http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-re-embraces-its-bourbon-heritage-distillers-return-main-street <p>For much of the 19<sup>th</sup> and early 20<sup>th</sup> centuries, Louisville's waterfront was the marketing center for one of Kentucky’s signature products, bourbon whiskey.</p><p>Dozens of distillery owners had offices and warehouses along the Ohio River.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The waterfront operations were known collectively as Whiskey Row.</p><p>Those businesses disappeared with Prohibition, but thanks to the libation's new popularity, Louisville is re-embracing its bourbon heritage.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 6243 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Re-Embraces its Bourbon Heritage as Distillers Return to Main Street