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Whiskey Wisdom

Whiskey Conversations: Ironroot Republic

Whiskey Conversations: Ironroot Republic

We sit down with Robert Likarish from Ironroot Republic to discuss the origins of its name, the Cognac influence, their whiskeys, and the future.   The roots of their name run deep in the history for Denison Texas. The story begins in the 1860s when the phylloxera...

Earthquake Cocktail

Earthquake Cocktail

The Earthquake cocktail is a variation of a cognac recipe we found on the Saveur website. We swapped the cognac for whiskey. The cocktail is not complicated, but quality ingredients are a necessity.   The original recipe is commonly credited to Henri de...

Texas 75

Texas 75

The Texas 75 is a variation of the French 75 gin cocktail. This cocktail is a light, effervescent, citrus, drink with a bourbon punch.    After a day of running errands, my wife and I stopped by a cocktail bar, because why would you not. Well, this bar had a variation...

Sazerac Cocktail

Sazerac Cocktail

The Sazerac Cocktail is one of my favorite whiskey cocktails. The simple yet potent cocktail is one of the, if not the oldest cocktails in the United States. The mystery, intrigue, and sophistication of the cocktail will make a Teetotaler curious. There are a couple...

Bertie’s Gold Rush

Bertie’s Gold Rush

This a modern cocktail variation of the whiskey sour. Variation is a strong word. Basically, a whiskey sour with an ingredient swapped and another left out. The Bertie's Gold Rush is simple in ingredients yet complex in flavor. A balanced blend of sweet, sour and...

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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