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A Corpus Christi Distiller Has Made a Near-Perfect Chartreuse Dupe

A Corpus Christi Distiller Has Made a Near-Perfect Chartreuse Dupe

The green glow and herbaceous taste of Chartreuse are more likely to conjure up images of Paris’ Montmartre ... Read More »

Hill Country Spring Water is the Secret Ingredient in Nine Banded Whiskey

Hill Country Spring Water is the Secret Ingredient in Nine Banded Whiskey

Will Glass scrambles down an embankment at Bar None Ranch in rural Mason County. There, he feeds a hose connected ... Read More »

Fredericksburg’s First Legal Distillery Slings Award-Winning Rum

Fredericksburg’s First Legal Distillery Slings Award-Winning Rum

Run by the Williams family, Iron Goat opened in 2016, and is already racking up awards for its rums (silver, aged, and cinnamon), tequila-like agave spirits (silver and aged), and unique honey-based liquor. Read More »

Hemp is the Secret Ingredient in This Houston-Made Vodka

Hemp is the Secret Ingredient in This Houston-Made Vodka

Ben Williams channels the legacy of his great-­grandmother through his work at Highway Distillery in ... Read More »

Roughhouse Brewing Debuts the First Texas Cave-Aged Beer

Roughhouse Brewing Debuts the First Texas Cave-Aged Beer

The geologist discovered a small limestone cave, and it inspired Pasternak to create Premiere, Texas’ first cave-aged beer. Read More »

Wild Bunch Brewing Keeps Fire and History Alive in Red Rock

Wild Bunch Brewing Keeps Fire and History Alive in Red Rock

Fire brewing is one of the oldest forms of beer production in the world, and one of the few commercial breweries in Read More »

Jester King Brewery Adds a 2-Mile Trail to its 165-Acre Property

Jester King Brewery Adds a 2-Mile Trail to its 165-Acre Property

Even before the trail officially debuted last weekend, Jester King was a fun place to socialize while spreading out. But the new addition tap into something else Texans have been craving since March—a connection with nature. Read More »

Hop & Sting Brewing Company in Grapevine Keeps the Spirit of Giving Year-round

Hop & Sting Brewing Company in Grapevine Keeps the Spirit of Giving Year-round

The roaming pups hint to Hop & Sting’s greater mission: producing delicious beer that helps give back to the local community. Read More »

From Fantasy to the Real Deal: West Columbia’s Black’s Fairy Meadery

From Fantasy to the Real Deal: West Columbia’s Black’s Fairy Meadery

  In the heart of small Texas towns, you tend to find many of the same types of businesses. There’s ... Read More »

This Gin Is Made With Native Juniper Berries From the Davis Mountains

This Gin Is Made With Native Juniper Berries From the Davis Mountains

It’s a late October morning in the Davis Mountains of West Texas, and Molly Cummings is atop a scaffold, foraging ... Read More »

How 3 Companies Are Putting Ranch Water in a Can

How 3 Companies Are Putting Ranch Water in a Can

It’s nearly impossible to escape spiked seltzers. Everyone from frat boys to their moms are devoted to brands like White Claw, Truly, and Bon & Viv, which offer low-calorie, fruity, and bubbly malt beverages in a can. It’s caused such a stir, that big beer companies like Natural Light, Corona, and Bud Light have released their own lines of spiked seltzer. Now three companies have given the trend a Texas twist with canned ranch water. Read More »

Lone Star Launches Its First-Ever Seasonal Beer

Lone Star Launches Its First-Ever Seasonal Beer

“It’s not ideal to launch Rio Jade in a global pandemic,” says Emily Hoyle, Lone Star’s brand manager. “But if we can bring something positive to Texans and give them something to look forward to, then our day is made.” Read More »

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