"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."
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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.
If you thought the algebra for figuring out the local craft brewery scene was complicated enough, here come the small-batch algorithms of Central Texas' distilling talent making headways into your cabinets and cellarettes. While devotion to small beer sometimes borders on niche market snobbery, the tiny, local handmade spirits industry – as demonstrated by the skilled and capable distillers of Revolution Spirits – is a branch of consumable artisanship only the coolest are allowed to know about.
Balcones Distilling's Rumble made Southern Living's 2016 Food Awards List as best spirits and mixers.
TDSA welcomes our newest Principal Member Still Austin Whiskey Company. Thank you and welcome! We look forward to working with you.
Balcones Distilling Co. debuted its new facility Wednesday afternoon in a celebration of whiskey and Waco. The event attracted Mayor Malcolm Duncan Jr., City Manager Dale Fisseler and a handful of city council members and county commissioners. The $14.5 million distillery on 11th Street fills the old four-story Texas Fireproof Storage building. Balcones barreled its first whiskey distilled at the new facility in February, and now its doors are officially open.
Shaun Siems, owner of the Spirit of Texas distillery in Pflugerville, said his dream was to create top-shelf Texas whiskey, and now that dream is coming to fruition.