Below is a list of the top and leading Distilleries in Austin. To help you find the best Distilleries located near you in Austin, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Austin’s Best Distilleries:
The top rated Distilleries in Austin are:
- Still Austin Whiskey Co. – joint venture of master distillers that produced unique still with a height of 42 feet
- Tweaked Distilling – offers artisan vodka and gin recipes that will surely impress the palate
- Crowded Barrel Whiskey Co. – funded by whiskey lovers and the first crowd-sourced whiskey distillery
- Genius Liquids – provides a new take on gins with a floral and intuitive taste
- Planet Rock – provides quality products and services for celebrations and relaxation
Still Austin Whiskey Co.
Still Austin Whiskey Co. is a joint venture of master distillers that produced unique still with a height of 42 feet. It is the first column of its kind produced in Texas. The still is also the only columns left in the country built by Scottish master still makers. Furthermore, they promote sustainability with their locally sourced crafts. The creation of the whiskies was a blend of science and art. They offer distillery tours that introduce the guest to the distillery and the farmers.
Their spirits are Straight Bourbon, Cask Strength Straight Bourbon, and American Gin. Moreover, they have tasting room events with their newest selections of booze. They also host private events at the venue.
Address: 440 E St Elmo Rd unit f, Austin, TX 78745
Phone: (512) 276-2700
”This is a great hang out spot. I took the tour with Rebecca and she was extremely knowledgeable and charismatic! The whiskey itself was also notable. After the tour you get to sample what they make. Their Gin is something to buy a bottle after! It is a relaxing environment, if I lived in Austin this would be a regular spot for me.” – Anna Kate
Tweaked Distilling offers artisan vodka and gin recipes that will surely impress the palate. The distillery is a project of two friends with a passion for fine spirits. The distillery is an in-house Austin distillery creating premium spirits. Furthermore, they make their products in small batches. They only produce 50 gallons of the highest quality spirits. Their spirits are inspired by its traditional methods. They added a modern twist to produce refined and unique spirits.
The Tweajed Gin Artisan is a blend of local water, pure cane sugar, and yeast. They blended wit with favored to produce a gentle juniper tang and light cinnamon finish. Moreover, their vodka is made with pure cane sugar ad hand-selected yeast. It is also made from Dripping Sprigs water.
Address: 11101 US-290, Austin, TX 78737
Phone: (512) 957-0680
”Awesome distillery! Went day drinking for my birthday and noticed the #open sign” we stopped and sampled. The owners were really awesome! I purchased my first bottle of gin from Tweaked! We will revisit!” – Ava Dearborne
Crowded Barrel Whiskey Co.
Crowded Barrel Whiskey Co. is funded by whiskey lovers and the first crowd-sourced whiskey distillery. They create their own whiskies by experimenting with the latest selections of spirits. Furthermore, they feature Eleanor Bourbon which is distilled at different times. It is barreled at 120 proof and is the first four releases of the distillery. They also offer a whiskey line labeled Crowded Barrel alliance. It is an edition of unique whiskey blends from various American distilleries.
Boosh Rye is a cask strength single barrel whiskey. Moreover, they are open for rentals with a large tasting room. Their deck can cater to up to 30 guests.
Address: 16221 Crystal Hills Dr building d, Austin, TX 78737
Phone: (512) 850-9622
”I have been a subscriber of the whiskey vault for a long time now and made the trip from the midwest to visit the crowded barrel and loved it. They are all great people and have a great place to visit.” – Alan Kluge
Genius Liquids provides a new take on gins with a floral and intuitive taste. Their gin selections have the crispness of natural botanicals and the freshness of juniper. The products offer beautiful blends of taste. Furthermore, they offer genuine gin experiences complete with recipes and answers. Their gins are shand-made and blended through traditional methods. The Genius Gin -45% abv 90 proof tastes warm and open. It plays well with any kind of cocktail.
The Genius Navy is inspired by the British Royal Navy fleets. Moreover, it offers a clean and textured finish. It is perfect for whiskey and cognac drinkers.
Address: 4202 Santiago Bdg A, Suite #2, Austin, TX 78745
Phone: (512) 710-7907
”Really passionate about their gin. Very different from our gin tours I have been on in England. Great chance to try their range and buy some gin.” – Nicola Green
Planet Rock provides quality products and services for celebrations and relaxation. They offer premium cocktails that are distilled seven times. The vodka is made from a mash consisting of the finest strawberries. Furthermore, it is organic and gluten-free. The vodka is distilled in copper stills. It offers a smooth and crisp taste. Their specialty drinks incle Smokey Amethyst and Vodka Margarita.
They also offer a food selection of ribeye, bagels, smoked habanero, and rased garlic. Moreover, there are seasonal offerings of Lava Rock coffee liqueur and Scotties’s Irish cream.
Address: 5401 Hudson Bend Rd, Austin, TX 78734
Phone: (512) 648-3788
”We stopped here on our way to another bar and wished we would have stayed here all night. Really cool $4 drink options which were fantastic. BBQ food truck was great although they were out of brisket so come early. Live music and fire pits made for a very enjoyable evening. We’ll definitely be back!” – Angela Reisdorph
Jeanie Burford is a reporter for Kev’s Best. After graduating from UCLA, Amy got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a beat reporter and producer. Jeanie has also worked as a columnist for The Brookings Register. Amy covers economy and community events for Kev’s Best.