Louisville-based whiskey maker Angel’s Envy not too long ago introduced Owen Martin as the corporate’s latest grasp distiller.
In an announcement from the distiller, it’s famous that beginning Oct. seventeenth, Martin will lead all points of manufacturing and oversee innovation for Angel’s Envy, together with its annual cask power program and restricted launch Cellar Assortment and Founder’s Assortment applications.
Martin is the primary appointed grasp distiller for Angel’s Envy since co-founder and grasp distiller, Lincoln Henderson, handed away in 2013.
“Angel’s Envy has at all times strived to revere custom whereas embracing progress, so when in search of our new grasp distiller, we knew we wanted to search out somebody who absolutely embodied that philosophy and modern spirit,” mentioned Gigi DaDan, Angel’s Envy normal supervisor.
“Owen’s expertise in product improvement and experimentation and his progressive outlook relating to what’s subsequent for the trade, in addition to the management he has demonstrated all through his profession in defining and championing American whiskey classes, make him an ideal match to steer Angel’s Envy into our thrilling future,” she added.
Martin will work at Angel’s Envy’s newly-expanded distillery in downtown Louisville.
“Angel’s Envy has been a trailblazer in redefining the completed whiskey class within the U.S., and the possibility to be part of the following chapter for a younger model that has already made such a big impression on the trade is really the chance of a lifetime,” Martin mentioned, within the ready assertion. “I stay up for bringing my information of secondary cask ending and distinctive perspective of European and American manufacturing methods, in addition to my experience in product improvement and keenness for experimentation, to the foremost secondary-finished bourbon and rye producer within the nation.”
Martin joins Angel’s Envy from Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey, the place he rose by means of the ranks throughout his six-year tenure, most not too long ago serving as head distiller.
Martin defined that his love of completed whiskeys happened whereas learning on the iconic Heriot-Watt College in Edinburgh, Scotland. All through his profession, he mentioned he continued to realize a novel information of whiskey maturation methods domestically and internationally.
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