In need of a commercial space when Valhalla took off, he now operates from Yellow Rose Distilling, where each batch matures in two 58-gallon Hungarian oak barrels. The entire production is done at the distillery, from infusing the alcohol with the spices in his own soaking tanks to barreling, filtering and, ultimately, bottling.
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Named after a 500 year old oak tree in Austin, Texas, Treaty Oak Brewing & Distilling Co. is definitely a fun way to spend your weekend... or in our case, a spirited way to start our morning! Nate Powell is giving us an education on libations.
When you find yourself lifting the dented cross of an old communion tray to reveal dozens of bourbon shots -- and it's only 9:15 in the morning -- it's likely a different day at the office. As the dedicated few trickle in, distillery founder Dan Garrison raises a toast: "To the great state of Texas!"
Vodka manufacturers often try to achieve an ever-loftier bottle creation that conveys the finesse of their product. But BJ Hooker’s, a Houston-based vodka distillery with roots reaching back to Prohibition, took a different approach with a strong bottle design that features 1950’s bar advertising applied with a ceramic labeling process.
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"You make what you grow," says Kelly Railean, the owner of Railean Distillers in San Leon, Texas, along the Gulf Coast. Rum has a long history in the region, and tiki bars abound. She opened her own rum distillery in 2007, and though many of her craft rums rely on molasses, she, too, makes a cane juice rum, which she calls Grand Cuvee Sugarcane Juice Rum and sells at her distillery only. "I wanted to call mine an agricole," she remarks, "because it truly is, but the U.S. agency that regulates liquor refused."
Fort Dearborn is a leader in the Distilled Spirits labels industry. They have been printing for the distilled spirits industry for 90+ year, since prohibition repelled.
Providing the highest quality labels with enhancements, including foil stamping, embossing, rotary screen ink, specialty materials and coatings, etc...
Texas' image of being a business-friendly state is being challenged in federal court by one of its oldest continuously operating companies and the 85-year-old business association that acts as a statewide chamber of commerce.
Temple-based McLane Co., a $48 billion-a-year wholesale distributor of food and beverages, and the Texas Association of Business on Monday filed a lawsuit in Austin against the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and its four commissioners.
Visiting distilleries in the Austin area often means a day trip to Dripping Springs or other nearby towns — but driving the distance won’t be so necessary with the opening of a new urban distillery by the end of this year.
Still Austin Whiskey Co., which is transforming an industrial space just south of Highway 290 off South Congress Avenue, is going to make it easy for locals to try Texas-made spirits right from the source
Spirit of Texas, known proudly as “The Biggest Little Distillery in Texas,” is slowly becoming one of the biggest little success stories in the state. Owned and operated by one man, Shaun Siems, Spirit of Texas’ spirit offerings have won four awards since opening in 2009.