Honey Dew Hullabaloo

Operation HoneyDew Garrison Brothers Distillery has been in business, legally, since 2006. That’s 12 long years. For that entire time — nearly every damn day — my annoying lovely wife has been nagging strongly encouraging me to make a bourbon whiskey with hints of honey. But I have never tasted a honey-flavored bourbon I liked. […]

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

These Boys and Girls Want To Fry You Some Chicken It’s time to wipe the dirt off your boots and polish your belt buckle! The 57th Annual Stonewall Peach Jamboree, Parade and Rodeo is Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16. There’s a rodeo and dance each night. Josh Ward is performing Friday night and […]

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Here’s To Mom

We all know Mom likes jewelry, flowers, chocolates, and cute cards. But you know what she likes most? Time spent with you. So this Mother’s Day, take some time to treat her to a tasty, homemade cocktail – a Mother’s Day gift she won’t soon forget. Curious how to craft this mother-worthy cocktail? We’ve got […]

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American Craft Spirits Awards

American Craft Spirts Association Garrison Brothers Winners

Garrison Brothers Distillery Lands Five American Craft Spirits Associations Awards. Garrison Brothers Distillery ain’t the only thing Dan Garrison has founded. Back in 2013, he helped form the American Craft Spirits Association – a non-profit group representing the U.S. craft spirits industry. The ACSA is the only non-profit association for distillers. Winning medals, year after […]

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Texas Bourbon News, Spring 2018

Madder Than A Wet Hen Two recent actions have me concerned. The first is one of our state leaders is spending millions on television advertising, even during the Super Bowl, touting himself as a “principled conservative” and a good friend of President Donald Trump. Why would a virtually unopposed candidate spend millions of dollars to […]

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Barrel Harvest

Finally, the temperature has dropped. It’s chilly and dry. Trees are trimmed. Santa and Rudolph are on their way. This old-timer has got a little swagger in his step and a Boot Flask in his boot.  In Hye, Texas, its time to harvest bourbon barrels.  The ambrosia in these barrels is destined to become our […]

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The Best Craft Whiskey Distillery in America. Period, Dammit. Fall 2017 Newsletter

Welcome back to my untimely, controversial and partially clad “state of the business report” about Garrison Brothers Distillery. I hope you’ll appreciate the sarcasm in the title of this newsletter. Being “the best” is an odd thing. If you make cheeseburgers, it’s pretty important that somewhere in your establishment there is a sign that says […]

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Garrison Brothers Distillery Announces Operation Hurricane Tough

Garrison Brothers Distillery Announces Operation Hurricane Tough In Partnership with Team Rubicon, A Bourbon Fundraiser For Victims of Hurricane Harvey Hye, Texas (September 1, 2017) – Garrison Brothers Distillery announced today a unique way to give to the Hurricane Harvey rescue and relief efforts along the Texas Gulf Coast. On the day Harvey slammed into […]

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We’re Filling Barrel Number 10,000!

To Celebrate, These Boys Want To Fry You Some Chicken Next month Garrison Brothers Distillery will achieve a major milestone; we will fill our 10,000th bourbon barrel with the most delicious, delightful, sinfully good brown liquor ever made. For us that’s a pretty big deal. So, we’re going to put on a little hootenanny. The […]

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