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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More Excuses To Drink Fine Bourbon

At the request of a few private clubs, great spirits retailers and legendary Texas bars and restaurants, we’ve added a few more events this spring. Hope you’ll feel inclined to drop what you’re doing and come have a drink with us: Wednesday, May 2 from 4 to 6 – J Black’s in Austin. I’ll have the […]

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JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS!

On Friday, the wise and hilarious Federal Judge Sam Sparks ruled in favor of Jester King Brewery, Authentic Beverage and Zax Pints and Plates in their lawsuit against the TABC. As a result, it is now legal for Garrison Brothers Distillery to actually inform bourbon drinkers which stores are selling our bourbon. Seems a little ridiculous that […]

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Whiskey, Bourbon and Barrels

It seems we’ve pissed someone off. Not really sure why but some folks who write about the whiskey business seem to have their panties in a wad. In recent weeks, John Hansell of Malt Advocate, a well respected whiskey writer whose opinions I greatly admire, has written that craft distillers may be damaging the bourbon industry. In his […]

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Gypsy Cowgirl Needs A Little Love

If you’ve visited Garrison Brothers Distillery for one of our concerts, open houses, chicken dinners, Bourbon Camps or parties, chances are you’ve heard Scooter Pearce sing and play guitar. We’re pretty fond of Scooter. Sadly, a few weeks ago Scooter fell asleep at the wheel while driving home from a gig. Her injuries were bad. […]

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