In 2012, the feisty single malt at Balcones Distilling in Texas won “Best in Glass” in a U.K. whisky competition, going head to head against entries from such homegrown stalwarts as Glenmorangie and Johnnie Walker.
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TDSA welcomes our newest Principal member Witherspoon Distillery in Lewisville, Texas. Founded in 2011, Witherspoon Distillery produces premium handcrafted spirits that stay true to traditional distilling. From grain to bottle, they control every step of the process. Beginning with the sourcing of US made raw materials, to on-site fermentation, and finally distilling, aging, bottling and packaging, we make sure that every drop of our spirits are of the highest quality.
Austin’s first urban whiskey distillery plans to make all types of whiskey — from bourbon to rye to single-malt to a moonshine-like spirit called new make. Named for the 50-foot column still stretching upward in the center of the distillery, Still Austin Whiskey plans to both bottle and serve the spirit onsite at a whiskey garden. It’s located in the same complex as the Austin Winery.
Yes, it’s real this time: Deep Eddy Vodka is officially opening a second distillery south of Austin to accommodate the brand’s skyrocketing growth.
On the first really cold night in North Texas this winter, I had a warm feeling in my chest.
And it wasn’t just because I’d gotten one of the first-ever tastes of TX Bourbon, a velvety smooth Fort Worth whiskey that’s been nearly five years in the making.