September 6, 2017

FIVE DAYS LEFT! Vote for Balcones as Best Craft Whiskey Distillery

Click here to cast your vote We are very pleased to announce that we have once again been nominated for “Best Craft Whiskey Distillery” by the good folks at USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards! While being chosen to compete in this race is an honor we must now ask for your help to get […]

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August 22, 2017

BALCONES TEXAS BLUE CORN BOURBON TAKES TOP HONOR AT THE SPIRITS BUSINESS’ AMERICAN WHISKY MASTERS COMPETITION!

Press Release BALCONES TEXAS BLUE CORN BOURBON TAKES TOP HONOR AT THE SPIRITS BUSINESS’ AMERICAN WHISKY MASTERS COMPETITION! The Distillery Earns Five New Medals for their Texas Whiskies Waco, TX – Celebration is in order for the distillers and crew at Balcones Distilling, who have just earned five new medals for their blue corn and […]

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August 2, 2017

Where to Find the Best Bourbon Outside of Kentucky

Traveling for America’s favorite spirit. During the many essential steps to crafting a truly exquisite bourbon, some things are always left up to the distiller—many feel the extreme temperatures of an August afternoon will force flavor from a barrel, for example, and others look to heirloom corn for sweetness. However, bourbon, like Champagne or Scotch, also has hard-and-fast rules […]

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March 29, 2017

Balcones Distilling to Host Craft Whisky and Crawfish Boil Event

Waco, TX – Balcones Distilling is excited to invite Waco residents, the community and fans of Balcones to the distillery to celebrate the best of what spring has to offer – sunshine, crawfish, whisky, live music by Smooth Hound Smith and good company. This event will take place on Saturday, April 29th from 3:00 pm […]

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March 1, 2017

Texas Single Barrel Straight Whisky Distillery-Only Release Saturday 3/11!

Although Balcones is obviously a highly efficient, well-oiled machine, there are sometimes unforeseen circumstances that force us to think on our feet and make last minute adjustments. Three years ago, in the middle of a blue corn cook, we realized we were out of enzymes. In a moment that can only be described as divine […]

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February 10, 2017

BALCONES WHISKIES SCORE BIG AT THE 2017 WIZARDS OF WHISKY WORLD WHISKY AWARDS!

Five Gold Medals for the Distiller’s Acclaimed Single Malt and Blue Corn Whiskies Waco, TX – The Wizards of Whisky have announced their 2017 winners and Balcones has earned five gold medals for Baby Blue, True Blue 100, ‘1’ Texas Single Malt, Texas Single Malt Rum Cask Finish, and Texas Blue Corn Bourbon. The Wizards […]

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