A tasty San Antonio margarita recipe appeared in the New York Times this week, featuring TDSA member Texacello. Paula’s Texas Orange Liqueur was the orange liqueur of choice!
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Great article featuring several TDSA members!
TDSA welcomes two new Assoicate Members this month--All American Containers and New Westgate Glass Packaging. Thank you and welcome! We look forward to working with you.
Congratulations to Balcones Distilling for five medals and Best in Class awards at Whiskies of the World
The Whiskies of the World Awards were announced in September and TDSA member Balcones Distilling earned an impressive five medals, and also had three whiskies named Best in Class for their category.
You’d better start planning for a trip to your local liquor store soon. Really soon — Garrison Brothers Cowboy Bourbon™ is heading back to retail shelves this week after selling out in 2013, and you can bet that just like last time, it won’t be around long.
Marked as one of the spirits categories with the most momentum, American whiskey is forecast to grow by 1.1 million cases this year according to the latest Technomic report, while last year Discus revealed a surge in exports had contributed to a 10% jump in supplier sales to US$2.7 billion (£1.7bn).
Gin starts life as a wallflower. In the beginning, it is nothing more than colorless, odorless, flavorless liquor, sort of like vodka. Then it is distilled again with a mix of juniper berries and other herbs that transform it into an aromatic, sophisticated spirit.
Check out local events happening around the Austin area featuring drink specials and much more!
Find an Austin area event this June to enjoy Texas cocktails, craft beer, and wine!
Your booze could soon get cheaper -- hypothetically, at least.
A bill was introduced Tuesday that would lower taxes on distilled spirits -- things like gin, rum, tequila, vodka and whiskey -- which are taxed at a higher rate than wine and beer. The bipartisan bill (the "Distillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act") was introduced by Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) and co-sponsored by Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.).