Whiskey Wisdom

Rye and Coffee Brisket

Barbecue is a staple of Texas Cuisine and the king of the cuisine is Brisket! It is how a judge the quality of a BBQ joint, it is the cut of meat we all want to master, some have, and some of us are still trying. We fall in the latter, but through years of attempts,...

Treaty Oak Mint Julep

The Treaty Oak Mint Julep is a cocktail that should be appreciated all summer long. It is a brisk, invigorating, delicious cocktail that screams summer.   It is best known for being the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby but started out as a summer drink for the...

Real Spirits Rusty Nail

The Rusty Nail is a funny name for a cocktail. This is a drink named after a reddish-yellowish-brown flaky coated metal spike. A name that makes livers shake and would be drinkers run in fear. In reality, it is relatively tame. We share our Real Spirits Rusty Nail to...

Getting Started with Cigars

There is something special about pairing a good whiskey with the right cigar.  Taking the time to sit back and appreciate a timeless tradition enjoyed by enthusiasts the world over. Like the shelves at a liquor store, a walk-in humidor can be intimidating –...

Tahwahkaro Whiskey Conversations

We visit with Jason Jackson co-founder of Tahwahkaro Distilling and learn to pronounce the name and its history. From there we dive into what makes this grain to glass bourbon unique. For more about this bourbon visit Tahwahkaro Bourbon. Take a look at some other...

About the Texas Whiskey Festival

The mission of the festival is simple: To help promote and enhance the brands of the many great distilleries throughout Texas. Along with promotion, we want to educate whiskey lovers about the many top-of-the-line whiskeys being produced in our great state. And we’re doing it all while having fun, drinking great whiskey, and building memorable experiences.

As an organization, we know that Texas has some of the best distilleries and whiskeys in the world. The Texas Whiskey Festival is an opportunity to showcase that.


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