Angel’s Envy Announces New Cocktail Class Experiences

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 13, 2018) – Angel’s Envy has announced that it is extending its educational cocktail class series to include three unique class options: the Henderson Cocktail Class, the Rye Cocktail Class and the Behind the Bar Class.

The cocktail classes will be held on Thursdays. Each of the three class options includes a full tour of the Whiskey Row distillery and an educational session where guests learn to craft specific Angel’s Envy signature cocktails.

Reservations are required, and space in each class is limited to 10 tickets, ensuring that guests receive an intimate, in-depth and hands-on learning experience.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

Henderson Cocktail Class: Guests will learn how to make the Angel’s Envy signature distillery cocktail, The Henderson. Each guest will work at his or her own personal cocktail station and will learn the techniques and science behind each step, including making a syrup, proper proportioning and selecting a garnish to complement his or her cocktail. Costing $55 per person, the class includes a full distillery tour, a cocktail, appetizers and a special gift from Angel’s Envy that guests can use to craft their own cocktails at home.

The Henderson Cocktail Class is offered on select Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Upcoming dates include: Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 1 and Dec. 13. For more information and to reserve a spot, click here.

Rye Cocktail Class: Learn how to craft delicious cocktails featuring Angel’s Envy’s award-winning Angel’s Envy Rye finished in rum barrels. Each guest will work at his or her own personal cocktail station and will learn the techniques used to craft a rye cocktail through hands-on instruction. At $75 per person, the class includes a full distillery tour, a cocktail, appetizers and a gift from Angel’s Envy that guests can use in their future cocktail-making endeavors. Guests will also have the option to purchase a bottle of Angel’s Envy Rye.

The Rye Cocktail Class is offered on select Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Upcoming dates include: Aug. 16, Aug. 30, Sept. 6, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 20. For more information and to reserve a spot, click here.

Behind the Bar Class: Participants will step behind the Angel’s Envy Finishing Room bar for an in-depth and hands-on master class in the art of creating delicious cocktails, taught by a visiting Angel’s Envy Lead Whiskey Guardian. Guests will get an interactive lesson as they practice and learn the proper technique, theory and science behind each step, as well as general bartender dos and don’ts from a top professional. At $90 per person, the class includes a full distillery tour, two cocktails, appetizers created by a local chef and take-home gifts to help guest craft their own cocktails at home.

The Behind the Bar Class is offered on select Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Upcoming dates include: Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29 and Dec. 27.For more information and to reserve a spot, click here.

About Angel’s Envy: Angel’s Envy is the culmination of the late Master Distiller Lincoln Henderson's storied, 40 year career, which he spent crafting some of the finest whiskeys in the world. One of the original pioneers of premium bourbons and whiskeys, Lincoln wasn’t content to rest on his laurels after he’d made a name for himself. Driven by a craftsman’s desire to improve upon his life’s work, Lincoln came out of retirement to create a whiskey masterpiece on his own terms — Angel’s Envy. In addition to the flagship Kentucky Straight Bourbon Finished in Port Barrels, the company offers Angel’s Envy Rye Finished in Rum Barrels and Angel’s Envy Cask Strength Bourbon Finished in Port Barrels. Each Expression exhibits a passion for experimenting outside of the conventional, producing unique whiskey steeped in tradition, but with an unexpected finish. Angel’s Envy opened its new distillery and brand home in 2016. Located at 500 East Main Street, the distillery is the first full-production whiskey distillery in downtown Louisville. The distillery houses all operations from the milling of grains to blending and bottling on site. The gift shop and The Finishing Room tasting experience add to the distillery tour, offering guests a uniquely personal experience in Louisville and the Bourbon Trail.

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