WINNER, WINNER CHICKEN DINNER

If you’re headed to the Hill Country this summer, plan your trip for this coming weekend, June 21st, for the Stonewall Peach Jamboree and Rodeo — undoubtedly the greatest display of pure, country, redneck-Americana one can experience. The 52ND Annual Peach Jamboree, Parade and Rodeo is THIS Friday and Saturday. There’s a rodeo and dance each night. The […]

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Finally Summertime in Texas

Wanted to let ya’ll know about a few Garrison Brothers bourbon tastings and events happening around our great state this June. Hope you can come out and have a drink with me. Bourbon Pairing Dinner at the Fredericksburg Herb Farm Thursday evening, June 13, Fredericksburg Chef Taylor Fraser has taken over the kitchen at the gorgeous […]

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The Cowboy Rides Away

  Friends, Last week was bittersweet in Hye, Texas. A distributor’s truck arrived and hauled off an amazing little bourbon. “Little” may apply to the 375-ml size of the bottle, but nothing else is little about Garrison Brothers’ Cowboy Bourbon. This is the first new bourbon we have introduced since we released Garrison Brothers Texas […]

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Making Whiskey and Sausage at the State Capitol

They’re back and they’re ready to make some sausage. Texas legislators have once again invaded the state capitol in Austin. For those who follow this biennial pilgrimage of our esteemed leaders to the nation’s largest state capitol building, this is a time of hope, or more likely, a time to have one’s hopes crushed like grapes. […]

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Texas Bourbon News, Spring 2013

The Tipping Point for a Bottle of Garrison Brothers Bourbon This is an exciting time for The Best Little Stillhouse in Texas™.  As I write these words, an order for 14 cases just came in from Pinkie’s Liquor Stores in West Texas. Yesterday, Landry’s Inc. reserved the last 16 cases of The Fall 2011 Vintage […]

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Christmas Update

When you signed up for this newsletter, I promised I’d send it just twice a year to keep from cluttering your in-box. Well, I lied. Here’s why: Yesterday, a 10-page story about Garrison Brothers Distillery broke in Southwest Airlines in-flight magazine, Spirit. When senior editor Alison Miller originally approached us about it, we knew it […]

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Texas Bourbon News, Fall 2012

It is my great honor to report that Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey is now, finally, distributed and available throughout the great state of Texas! But before I tell you about this new vintage and where you can get a bottle, I have something else I want to get off my chest. A Word […]

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Bourbon Tasting for the Town Lake Trail

When I am not wearing boots in Hye, you can often find me wearing running shoes at The Trail at Lady Bird Lake. In fact, with help from some special friends, I founded the Town Lake Trail Foundation back in 2002. Today, the organization is called The Trail Foundation and the Trail is now the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail. Whatever […]

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Bourbon Across Texas

As always Texans are the greatest humans on earth! In fewer than 48 hours, we now have all the help we need and a few hundred very cool people waiting in the wings. We can’t work anyone else into the bottling schedule until next year. God bless you all and thank you so much for […]

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Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner

Once again, its summer in the Texas Hill Country and that means Stonewall Peach Jamboree and Rodeo! Yee Haw! The 51st Annual Peach Jamboree, Parade and Rodeo is Thursday, June 14, Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16. There’s a sensational small town rodeo and dance each night and it is definitely family-friendly. An awesome display of […]

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