Fort Worth-based Firestone and Robertson Distilling Co. won double gold medals and Best in Class in the category of American Craft Whiskey for their TX blended whiskey at the 13th Annual World Spirits Competition in San Francisco recently, where more than 1,407 spirits were poured from 63 countries ... More >>
If your interest was piqued a couple of weeks ago when Scott Reitz told us about his bottle of Balcones single malt whiskey, or perhaps even before that you read about it in The New York Times, well, you're in luck.
- Tasting Balcones Single Malt Whiskey
- Texans Make Scotch Whisky Bette ... More >>
This Wednesday, December 5, the Sigel's at 5757 Greenville Avenue will raise a toast small craft-distilleries in a special tasting event with more than 60 different spirits to sample.
All of the micro-distilleries participating make unique, small batches of spirits. Per Jasper Russo at Sigel's, wh ... More >>
Balcones Distilling's True Blue corn whiskey, which City of Ate told you about yesterday, is not bourbon.
"I accept that criticism," says head distiller Chip Tate, who's proud that he uses copious amounts of blue corn in his mash bill and uncharred oak barrels for aging. Bourbon, of course, ... More >>
Chip Tate, Balcones Distilling founder and head distillerBalcones Distilling has released the blue corn whiskey it's always intended to make, but head distiller Chip Tate's been too busy fixing broken equipment to tell too many folks about it.
Asked whether the cask strength spirit has been ... More >>
Chip Tate and Stephen Germer for some reason decided the time was right for a craft Texas whiskey to hit the market. So they formed Balcones Distillery and set up along I-35, just south of Waco, amongst fields of heather and weathered peat bogs soaked by clear mountain springs...no, that doesn't ... More >>