whiskey

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

September 23, 2021 | By Pam LeBlanc

Shake Up Your Routine with These 6 Cocktail Recipes

March 25, 2020 | By Kimya Kavehkar

Texas Highways also has a collection of cocktail recipes to share from our archives. Because liquor stores and grocery stores remain open during this time as essential businesses, you should be able to access (or get delivered to your door) everything you need to make these simple drinks.

Q&A with Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. Whiskey Scientist Ale Ochoa

November 15, 2019 | By Alex Temblador

As a whiskey scientist at Fort Worth’s Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co., 26-year-old Ale Ochoa spends her days sampling and quantifying the aromas and flavors of whiskey.

Ben Milam Whiskey Honors a Texas Revolutionary

March 1, 2019 | By Gene Fowler

Texian revolutionary Ben Milam may not be as famous today as James Bowie, Davy Crockett, and William Barret Travis, but he should be. After all, Milam led the Siege of Bexar in late 1835 that drove Mexican forces out of San Antonio and the Alamo and set the stage for the Republic of Texas to win its independence the following spring. Felled by a sniper, Milam gave his life to the cause.

Bourbon Smash Recipe

March 1, 2019 | By

Marsha Milam describes her Bourbon Smash (see photo, left) cocktail recipe as “delicious, flexible, and forgiving.” Mix one up at home to celebrate Texas Independence Day on March 2—or head to the distillery for its second anniversary bash—and toast to the spirit of Ben Milam and other brave Texas revolutionaries.

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