Lincoln Henderson

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12:29 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Longtime Bourbon Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson Dies at 75

Lincoln Henderson spoke at the July groundbreaking for the Angel's Envy distillery in Louisville
Rick Howlett

One of the legends of Kentucky’s bourbon industry has died.

Longtime master distiller Lincoln Henderson died Tuesday at the age of 75.

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.

Henderson came out of retirement in 2006 to start a new brand, Angel’s Envy, with his son and grandson.

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