A Proud Salute to Team Rubicon

 About this time last year, we all watched anxiously as Hurricane Harvey came crashing ashore along the Gulf Coast. Many of us prayed for our friends, neighbors, and family members who were scattered along the Gulf, bravely facing the immediate blow and the subsequent weeks of devastating floods. Eighty-eight Texans lost their lives. Texas took […]

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Dinner in The Barrel Barn with Chef Jon Bonnell

What: A Once In A Lifetime Culinary Experience Where: Garrison Brothers Barrel Barn When: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Why: Benefitting the Hye Preservation Society Cost: $175 per plate or $1,000 for a table of 6 Reservations: www.stillhouseseries.com Friends, It is my great honor to announce that legendary Fort Worth Chef Jon Bonnell will be cooking us dinner in the Barrel […]

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Sipping and Signing, Again

With Easter behind us, and Mother’s and Father’s Day right around the corner, it seemed a good time to arrange a few “sit and sips” for those of ya’ll who might want to give out bottles of Garrison Brothers to your favorite bourbon drinker. Here’s where I’m headed in the next few weeks. I hope you’ll stop by and say […]

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Sittin and Sippin at Drink Local Night and Joe Saglimbeni’s

Folks, tonight is DRINK LOCAL NIGHT in Austin. Garrison Brothers Distillery will be providing tastings of our finest straight bourbon yet and we’ll have incredible bourbon filled choclates from Lecia Duke’s CHOCOLAT in Fredericksburg. Meet your local distillers and try seasonal cocktails highlighting their spirits at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Ballroom. Featuring […]

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Talking and Tasting at The University of Texas

If you’re in Austin this Thursday evening, and are looking for something to do that’s a little out of the ordinary, please join me at the University of Texas. The UT Campus Club is hosting a bourbon tasting and discussion at 6 p.m. at The Carillon Restaurant in the AT&T Executive Conference Center. I promise this won’t […]

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Cowboy’d Up, Again

Once again, our fellow Texans have demonstrated why this is the greatest country in America. Less than 48 hours after soliciting bottling volunteers, we had more than 100 brave souls step across that line in the sand. If you’ve emailed Laurel already to volunteer, please trust that she is sifting through your emails — first come, first […]

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Want To Help Bottle Some Bourbon?

Want to try something no one in Texas has ever done before? Next month, we’ll start bottling our largest bourbon release ever – more than 120 barrels of our straight bourbon will be emptied into stainless steel tanks, married with crisp, clean rainwater, proofed and entered into bottles. Each hand-numbered and signed bottle is sealed with a […]

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Whiskey and Rain

Don’t know about ya’ll but I’m parched. The Hill Country is drier than hell on a hot day. Ashamed TV weather reporters are hiding out like Al Quaeda terrorists. And I’m too poor to pack it all up and go to Colorado like those Escalade-driving-sons-of-bitches I keep seeing on the highway. Fortunately, there’s a little Garrison Brothers […]

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As American as Bourbon Peach Pie

If you’re headed to the Hill Country this weekend, you’re in for a treat — perhaps the greatest display of pure, unadulterated country-Americana one can witness in a lifetime. The 50th Annual Peach Jamboree, Parade and Rodeo is Thursday, Friday and Saturday. There’s a rodeo and dance each night. The Peach Parade meanders through town Saturday morning […]

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