Austin’s first urban whiskey distillery, Still Austin Whiskey Co., opened its doors to the public in September 2017 with a mission to produce authentically crafted whiskeys using all Texas-grown grains. Still Austin completed its first year in business, one that saw four products on shelves and a substantial number of barrels filled.
Port Finish & Double Oak Straight Rye hit market this month
Rye whiskey finished in wine barrels
The closest you’ll get to real 18th century rye whiskey
Hey, kids—you like the whiskey? Then I’ve got something for you. It’s my latest piece in The Takeout, specifically on rye whiskey. Read it here!
It’s been 10 years since the George Washington Distillery at Mount Vernon reopened—and, arguably, since the rye-naissance started to accelerate. To mark the milestone, distillers from across the country gathered at the restored eighteenth-century production facility to craft a limited edition 10th anniversary rye whiskey.