Assistant Master Distiller
Elizabeth McCall is the Master Distiller for Woodford Reserve, overseeing new product development and innovations. A Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) , she is the second generation of her family to work in the spirits industry.
She began her career in 2009 as a sensory expert, working in the quality department at Brown-Forman, the parent company of Woodford Reserve. She has a Master’s Degree from the University of Louisville. She has been Master Taster, Assistant Master Distiller and in 2023 was named Master Distiller, succeeding the legendary Chris Morris.
When Elizabeth is not using her expertise at the distillery, she is passionate about her family, horses and being involved in her community. She and her husband Matt have two children – Winnie and Ferris – and a dog, Beasley. They live in Louisville, Kentucky.