2016 - Bartletts Distillery Founded Bartletts Distillery founded March 11th, in Conroe, Texas. Started by an engineer with 20 years in the oil and gas industry, this distillery established itself by producing a variety of rums distilled from Panela. It later entered the Texas Whiskey scene with a White Dog and Single Malt Whiskey distilled from 100% malted barley.
2016 - MKT Distillery Founded MKT Distillery founded June 16th, in Katy, Texas. Established in the historic Katy Rice Silos, MKT is the first distillery in “old town Katy.” The distillery’s name pays homage to the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad that began operating in the area in 1895. MKT uses locally grown rice in every spirit produced in recognition Katy’s rich, rice farming history.
2016 - Gulf Coast Distillers Founded Founded in 2016 by Carlos de Aldecoa with production starting in 2017. Gulf Coast Distillers is located in Houston's Historic East End and is the home of Giant Texas Bourbon. "Giant" is an understatement. This craft distillery has industrial scale capacity and is the largest distillery in Texas.