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The Whiskey Library is your resource to explore the terroir of Texas Whiskey. This ever-growing tome of whiskey knowledge gives you insight into the grain ingredients, mash bills, distillation techniques, barrels and aging that influence the flavors in each and every bottle of Texas Whiskey. The data in the Whiskey Library is mined from bottle labels, websites, news articles, interviews, distillery tours, etc. Everything a Texas Whiskey geek needs to know!

Northern Trek

Northern TrekThe Northern Trek is centered on the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and includes seven whiskey distilleries stretching from Denison, to Tyler, to Waco. It is home to Texas Whiskey pioneers such as Balcones, Firestone & Robertson, and Ironroot Republic. Whether it’s the use of heirloom grains or proprietary yeasts, these distilleries are the drivers of some of the greatest innovations in the Texas Whiskey industry!

Balcones Distilling

Baby Blue

ABV/Proof: 46%/92
AGE Statement: At least 6 Months
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Hopi Blue Corn
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Roasted heirloom blue corn. First Texas whiskey on the market since prohibition.

Balcones "1" Texas Single Malt Whisky

ABV/Proof: 53%/106
AGE Statement: At least 15 Months
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Balcones Texas Rye 100 Proof

ABV/Proof: 50%/100
AGE Statement: At least 18 Months
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Rye
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Elbon Rye from Northwest Texas with crystal, chocolate and roasted rye.

Balcones Texas Pot Still Bourbon "Straight Bourbon Whisky"

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: Straight (at least 24 Months)
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Roasted Blue Corn / TX Wheat / TX Rye / Malted Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Balcones True Blue 100 Proof

ABV/Proof: 50%/100
AGE Statement: Straight (at least 24 Months)
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: TBD
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Balcones Brujeria Texas Single Malt Whisky, Finished in Sherry Casks

ABV/Proof: 62.9%/125.8
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Golden Promise malted barley
Barrels: New & used, finished in Olorosa & PX Sherry casks
Ingredients / Notes: 10th Anniversary Release

Balcones Hechiceros Texas Single Malt Whisky, Finished in Port Casks

ABV/Proof: 61.5%/123
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: 10th Anniversary Release

Cotton Hollow Distilling

Cotton Hollow Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 46.5%/93
AGE Statement: Aged 4 Years
Grain to Glass: No
Mash Bill: Texas Corn / Oklahoma Rye
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Distilled and aged in in Texas, bottled by Cotton Hollow Distilling in Bardstown, KY. Cotton Hollow Distilling is an “Independent Bottler.” Independent Bottlers buy whiskey in the barrel from producers and brokers.

Cotton Hollow Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey "Barrel Strength"

ABV/Proof: 57.53%/115
AGE Statement: Aged 4 Years
Grain to Glass: No
Mash Bill: Texas Corn / Oklahoma Rye
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Distilled and aged in in Texas, bottled by Cotton Hollow Distilling in Bardstown, KY. Cotton Hollow Distilling is an “Independent Bottler.” Independent Bottlers buy whiskey in the barrel from producers and brokers.

Dallas Distilleries, Inc.

Herman Marshall Texas Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 46%/92
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 77% Texas corn / 23% malted barley
Barrels: Charred New American white oak barrels
Ingredients / Notes: Uses swamp cypress fermentation tanks and custom made pot still.

Firestone & Roberston Distilling Co.

TX Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: Straight
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Corn / Wheat
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

TX Blended Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 41%/82
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: No
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Five Points Distilling

Lone Elm Small Batch Texas Straight Wheat Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: Straight
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 90% TX Soft Winter Wheat
Barrels: Medium Char or #3
Ingredients / Notes:  Soft winter wheat grown in Kaufman County along the Trinity River.

Lone Elm Small Single Barrel Texas Straight Wheat Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 54.5%/109
AGE Statement: Straight
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 90% TX Soft Winter Wheat
Barrels: Medium Char or #3
Ingredients / Notes:  Soft winter wheat grown in Kaufman County along the Trinity River.

The Distillery at Kiepersol

Jimmy’s Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 75% corn, 25% malted barley, rye, and wheat
Barrels: Charred white oak
Ingredients / Notes: “A bourbon as bold as WWII torpedo pilot Jimmy Hines.”

Ironroot Republic Distilling

Ironroot Harbinger Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: 24 months
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% corn
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes:  Unknown

Ironroot Prometheus Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 51.5%/103
AGE Statement: 16 months
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes:  Unknown

Hill Country Trek

The heart of the Texas Whiskey scene, the Hill Country Trek stretches from Austin, to Fredericksburg, to San Antonio, and is home to ten whiskey distilleries like Texas bourbon giant, Garrison Brothers, and innovators like Andalusia Whiskey Co. who are making unique, Scottish and Irish-style whiskies.

Andalusia Whiskey Co.

Andalusia White

ABV/Proof: 50%/100
AGE Statement: Unaged
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Malted Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Pure Rainwater, American & Texas Malted Barley

Revenant Oak

ABV/Proof: 50%/100
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Malted Barley
Barrels: Ex Bourbon Barrels
Ingredients: Peated Single Malt

Stryker

ABV/Proof: 50%/100
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Malted Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Uses malted barley that has been smoked in the Texas BBQ tradition: with oak, mesquite, and apple woods.

Andalusia Triple-Distilled

ABV/Proof: 50%/100
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Malted Barley
Barrels: Charred American Oak
Ingredients: American single malt triple distilled in the Irish tradition.

Banner Distilling Co.

Banner Wheat Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 46%/92
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 95% Winter Wheat / 5% Malted Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Winter wheat grown in New Sweden, malted barley from Leander’s Blacklands Malt and rainwater harvested from Smithville’s Texas Rain.

Bone Spirits Distillery

Bone Bourbon "Straight Bourbon Whiskey"

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: Straight (at least 2 years)
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients/Notes: Unknown

Garrison Brothers Distillery

2018 Small Batch Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 42%/94
AGE Statement: 5 Years
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Unknown

Single Barrel Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 42%/94
AGE Statement: 3 years old
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Unknown

Cowboy Bourbon Barrel Proof Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 68.5%/137
AGE Statement: 4 years old
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Unknown

Balmorhea Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 57.5%/115
AGE Statement: 4 years old
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Barrel Mill & Kelvin Cooperage
Ingredients / Notes: Aged two years in American white oak, and then another two years in a second new American white oak barrel.

Estacado Port-Finished Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 53.5%/107
AGE Statement: 3.5 years old
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: New American White Oak
Ingredients / Notes: Aged three years in a new American white oak barrel and finished for six months in eight heritage Llano Estacado Winery port wine casks.

Honey Dew Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 40%/80
AGE Statement: 4 years old
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Infused with Texas-grown and Texas-made Burleson’s wildflower honey.

Boot Flask

ABV/Proof: 42%/84
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Handy little bottle ergonomically designed to fit inside your most comfortable pair of boots.

Ranger Creek Rimfire "Mesquite Smoked Texas Single Malt

ABV/Proof: 43%/86
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: First installment of the Small Caliber Series. Mesquite Smoked Porter beer distilled into whiskey. A Scotch-style single malt whiskey. Malt is smoked by hand with Texas mesquite instead of Scottish peat.

Ranger Creek .44 Rye

ABV/Proof: 47%/93
AGE Statement: 18 months
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Rye
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Third installment of the Small Caliber Series.

Ranger Creek .36 Texas Bourbon Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 48%/96
AGE Statement: At least 2 years
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: TBD
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Part of .36 series, a barrel experiment

Real Spirits Distilling Co

Texas Hill Country Signature Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Texas Hill Country Signature Barrel Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 46%/92
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

San Luis Spirits

1876 Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 42.5%/85
AGE Statement: Straight
Grain to Glass: No
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Bottled by San Luis Spirits. “Distilled in Texas” but no identified where.

Swift Distillery LLC

Single Malt Texas Whiskey "Aged in Kentucky Bourbon Barrels & Spanish Oloroso Sherry Casks"

ABV/Proof: 43%/86
AGE Statement: Distilled 2016
Grain to Glass: Unknown
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Single Malt Texas Whiskey "Aged in Bourbon Barrels & French Sauternes Casks"

ABV/Proof: 44%/88
AGE Statement: Distilled 2016
Grain to Glass: TBD
Mash Bill: TBD
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: TBD

Treaty Oak Distilling

Ghost Hill Texas Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 47.5% / 95
AGE Statement: Aged 2 Years
Juice: Treaty Oak Distilling
Mash Bill: 57% Corn / 32% Wheat / 11% Barley
Barrels: Kelvin Cooperage
Ingredients: Texas No 1 Yellow Corn, Texas Wheat & American Barley. Aged under the hot Texas sun in first use American white oak Char 3 barrels. Uses limestone filtered Texas spring water.
Taste: Subtle peaty aroma, soft oak, sweet corn, mild spicy finish

Red Handed Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 47.5% / 95
Blend of Two Juices
Juice #1: Davis Valley Distillery, Virginia
Mash Bill: 66% Corn / 20% Barley / 14% Rye
Age Statement: 4 Years
Juice #2: OZ Tyler Distillery, Kentucky
Mash Bill: 70% Corn / 21% Rye / 9% Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Uses limestone filtered Texas spring water
Taste: Woody, rich pepper, fruity, cherry, crisp green apple, high-rye spice

Red Handed Rye Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 50% / 100
Age Statement: Aged 10 Years
Juice: Schenly Distillery
Mash Bill: 53% Rye / 39% Corn / 8% Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients: Uses limestone filtered Texas spring water
Taste: Young green pepper, hint of pear and green apple, mild caramel, rich spice

Eastern Trek

Eastern Trek DistillerCentered on the greater Houston area, the Eastern Trek stretches from Katy, to Conroe, to College Station and features five whiskey distilleries like Yellow Rose Distilling and Whitmeyer’s Distilling, who are pioneering the craft of making great whiskies in the challenging heat and humidity of southeast Texas.

Bartletts Distillery

Bartletts Single Malt Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 40%/80
AGE Statement: Not less than 6 Months
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Malted Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Bartletts White Dog Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 40%/80
AGE Statement: Unaged
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Malted Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Rio Brazos Distillery

Texas Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: 8 Months
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Corn / Rye / Barley
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Unknown

Texas Corn Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: Aged 1 Month
Grain to Glass: NA
Mash Bill: TBD
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: TBD

Whitmeyer's Distilling Co.

Harvey's Remnants Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 43%/86
AGE Statement: 2 Years Old
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Harris County’s First Distillery. One time, small batch limited edition, release selected from Hurricane Harvey surviving bourbon barrels. Only 2,000 bottles produced.

Texas Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: No
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Distilled and blended. A portion of the whiskey in the bottle was distilled in IN and KY.

Yellow Rose Distilling

Outlaw Bourbon Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 46%/92
AGE Statement: Aged at least 1 Year
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Texas Yellow Corn
Barrels: 10 Gallon American Oak
Ingredients / Notes:The oldest legal distillery in Houston.

Rye Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 45%/90
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: No
Mash Bill: 95% Rye
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes:The oldest legal distillery in Houston.

Premium American Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 40%/90
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: No
Mash Bill: Canadian Blend
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes:The oldest legal distillery in Houston.

Bourbon Whiskey Premium Collection #1

ABV/Proof: 43%/86
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Unknown
Mash Bill: Unknown
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Finished in Port barrels. Only 6,000 bottles released.

Single Malt Whiskey

ABV/Proof: 40%/80
AGE Statement: No Age Statement
Grain to Glass: Yes
Mash Bill: 100% Malted Barley (Golden Promise)
Barrels: Unknown
Ingredients / Notes: Golden Promise is a malt from a traditional barley variety grown in Scotland. Produces a mellow wort with a sweet, clean flavor.