Angel’s Envy Distillery located on Whiskey Row in Louisville, Kentucky has been entertaining distillery visitors with premium experiences since the distillery opened its doors to the public in November 2016.
Angel’s Envy began its latest distillery expansion in late 2020 and now we have some details and renderings to see what’s in store with this $8.2 million project.
The expansion will add more than 13,000 square feet to the brand home including a new event space and bar, a larger retail space and several new tasting rooms. It will increase annual guest capacity by 64,000 and create approximately 20 new jobs.
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“Since opening the doors to our distillery in 2016, we’ve been so fortunate to see an increased demand from guests hoping to visit us and take part in tours, experiences and classes,” said Angel’s Envy Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer Wes Henderson. “This expansion will double the number of fans we’re able to meet and raise a glass of Angel’s Envy with throughout the year.
“We’re proud to call Louisville our hometown and contribute to its continued growth by creating new jobs for Kentuckians and offering a new reason for people to visit downtown and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail as a whole.”
Angel’s Envy Distillery Expansion Renderings
Angel’s Envy Distillery expansion will include the following amenties.
- New Bar Space – where the mixologists will craft cocktails for reservation and event guests
- Five New Tasting Rooms – where guests can partake in educational bourbon tastings
- Event Space and Full Catering Kitchen – where distillery to be used for pairing dinners and private gatherings such as conferences and corporate events
- Bottle Your Own – A new designated room for will allow for a “Bottle Your Own” experience which will offer guests the chance to fill their own bottles of Angel’s Envy’s distillery-exclusives spirits.
“Angel’s Envy is a prime example of how Kentucky’s signature bourbon industry immensely benefits our commonwealth by attracting visitors to the state while creating quality opportunities for Kentuckians,” said Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear.
“This expansion proves we can expect more great things from Angel’s Envy as our state’s economy continues to strengthen. Tourism is a crucial component of our vision to build a better Kentucky for all our residents, and this development brings us another step forward in bringing that vision to fruition.”
The Angel’s Envy says the brand home expansion was made possible with ongoing support of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, the Kentucky Governor’s Office, Kentucky Tourism, the Louisville Mayor’s Office, Louisville Forward and Louisville Tourism. It is one of several recent projects, following news from 2018 that the brand would be constructing three new rickhouses on its property in Henry County, Kentucky.
The Angel’s Envy Distillery will remain open to the public throughout the construction process which is expected to be completed by Spring 2022.