Texas is in one of the first states to distribute Tubi 60. The alcoholic spirit from Israel that’s exploded to global popularity in a few short years. Tubi 60 began as a secret formula, passed down through the generations. Then, only five years ago, brothers Hilal and Yanai introduced the herbal spirit to Israeli markets. Their family’s recipe quickly became a huge hit in the Tel Avivi party scene.
It must be that sweet, sweet hill country water, because distilleries both big and small, in Austin are putting out some of the best spirits in the country. There’s nearly a dozen distilleries in Austin and surrounding areas, with more popping up frequently, I’m looking at you Still Austin Whisky!! Some of these distilleries have […]
We aren’t known for our apples down here in Texas. In fact, it’s quite tough for apples trees down in this kind of climate. Still, there are a few people in Austin who have persevered through the harsh growing conditions. And the ‘fruits’ of their labor are sweet, crispy, sometimes dry, but always delicious, bubbly […]
Dripping Springs is full to the brim with just about every kind of booze out there! Beer, rum, wine, cider, vodka, and tequila; whatever you like to drink, it’s made here. Come hungry too, cause there’s plenty of pizza and BBQ around to soak it all up!
Meridian Hive is Austin’s first (and only) meadery and they’re a refreshing addition to this city of Craft Beer drinkers. They are leading a reinvention of mead and pushing boundaries with their carbonated mead and barrel aged stills. My recent visit with Angi, Meridian Hive Brand Manager, was a blast and super-educational. She was more […]
Texas Keeper Cider teamed up with Austin Brew Garden and Brewery (ABGB) for the first release of their co-op collaborative series, Co-op Saisonniers! Craft beer isn’t my only love; cider comes in at a close #2! At times, I’ll find myself “beered out” or craving something lighter, this is when cider comes to my rescue. […]
On the first day of November He and I took advantage of the extra hour of sleep to head through Nelson Count and a pay second visit to Route 151 We stopped at four very distinct places and maybe the weather had something to do with it, but this trip through was much more fun! […]
Halloween weekend for me this year was very different than I have ever done it. This is my first Halloween out of college and I was not into the idea of raging out at house parties and bars dressed in a skimpy outfit that would have left me freezing to death. The holiday fell on […]
My past weekend was full of visiting top-notch breweries and a magnificent winery where I was given the VIP treatment. My boyfriend and I went to his parent’s place in northern Virginia and as always we were able to find some great places. The second day we ventured through the mountains, off our normal path, […]
After our stop at Foggy Bottom, our pourer suggested we visit Blacksnake Meadery as it was only a mile away. On our way up I had mentioned to my boyfriend that there was a meadery nearby, but it didn’t really spark our interest right away. Mostly because we had this horribly wrong idea of what […]