Texas Bourbon News, Fall 2016

Welcome back to my occasional “state of the business report” about Garrison Brothers Distillery and my scathing indictment of whatever is currently pissing me off in liquor-land. I was once good about publishing this with some frequency but have spent too much time traveling in recent months. I would like to thank actor Matthew McConaughey […]

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Building a Bourbon Boat

    We’re not bullshitting you. We’re going to build a boat. Right here in Hye, Texas. And we need your help to do it. We need your used Garrison Brothers bourbon bottle corks. We are putting our money where our mouth is too. We will pay a bounty of $5 for every Garrison Brothers […]

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Road Trip

This weekend, Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6, Garrison Brothers Distillery is taking over the legendary Gage Hotel in Marathon, Texas for our first annual Bourbon Excursion. That’s right, we have pretty much blocked off every room in the hotel for the ultimate bourbon-fueled weekend. All the rooms at the hotel are already sold […]

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Spring 2015 Newsletter

Badges? We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges. According to Chapter 6 of the ominous Federal Code of Regulations regarding alcohol, there are “prescribed standards of fill” to which all distilleries must adhere. The only approved bottle sizes for distilled spirits bottled in the United States are: 1.75 Liters, 1 Liter, 750 ml, 375 ml, 200 […]

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It’s Texas On The Rocks Y’all!

This Valentine’s Day, you are in for a treat. Garrison Brothers Distillery and our fellow Texas craft distillers are throwing a party in Austin that you will NOT want to miss. It’s called Texas On The Rocks and it will be held at the Austin Music Hall from 6 to midnight. The evening starts at […]

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Bourbon at The Bird

Bar Manager Ryan Fussell and executive chef David McMillan have put together an extraordinary evening at Bird Café in Fort Worth on Monday, September 15 at 6:30. (Update, this dinner will be rescheduled, see note above.) Ryan, it seems, is a bit of a hoarder and has somehow amassed one of the greatest collections of […]

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Summertime Fine Drinking and Dining

If you’re on the road in Colorado this summer and looking for a sensational place to dine and drink bourbon, we’ve got a savory suggestion…     E3 Chophouse, Steamboat Springs, Colorado Brother Charlie is headed to Steamboat Springs, Colorado for a spectacular bourbon dinner at E3 Chophouse. General Manager David Eliason is hosting a Garrison […]

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