Below is a list of the top and leading Distilleries in Houston. To help you find the best Distilleries located near you in Houston, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Houston’s Best Distilleries:
The top-rated Distilleries in Houston are:
- Grateful Dane Distilling Co. – concentrates on crafting only the highest quality rum made from organic ingredients.
- 8th Wonder Distillery – amazing drinks, sexy environment, good music, great service, and not too busy.
- Gulf Coast Distillers – craft made spirits originated, harvested, distilled, matured & bottled in Texas.
- BJ Hooker’s Vodka – is a handmade soft winter wheat vodka distilled using a hybrid pot still out of Houston, Texas.
- MKT Distillery – is the first distillery in “old town Katy”, proudly located in the heart of Katy in the well-known rice silos.
Grateful Dane Distilling Co.
Grateful Dane Distilling Co. is an authentic artisan craft distillery that used raw natural resources and crafting some of the best-distilled spirits available in Texas. The main highlight of this distillery is that they crafted the first rum in Houston. They have also perfected the mix of industry and art. Their recipes are handmade and have been developed via small batch processes to find what recipe works. Grateful Dane’s core values are originality, sustainability, and quality, which reflects the popularity of their products.
Silver rum, gold rum, spiced rum.
Address: 5250 Gulfton Street #1-H, Houston, TX 77081
Phone: (281) 636-8001
Houston’s First Rum Distillery Since the Prohibition! You have to try Grateful Danes Rum! The Texas Gold is so smooth I guarantee it will rival your favorite bourbon. – Steve C.
8th Wonder Distillery
8th Wonder Distillery is dedicated to crafting fresh and flavorful brews and has been a proud member of the Texas beer scene for a long time. Since its founding in 2013, they started manufacturing some of the best brews in Texas in a dome-shaped warehouse in East Downtown, inspired by the Houston Astrodome that was opened in 1965. They have a wide range of products that came from exploring different styles of brews across the globe so they will always have something for everybody.
Vodka, beer, house concoctions, tasting rooms, gift cards, apparel, merch, online orders, pickup.
Address: 2201 Dallas St, Houston, TX 77003
Phone: (713) 581-4895
This was a great place to go to! Lots of fun cocktails and they allow dogs! Outstanding and wonderful experience! – Travis Garcia
Gulf Coast Distillers
Gulf Coast Distillers is proud that its products are 100% harvested, originated, distilled, matured, and bottled in Texas. Chill with your friends in Ben’s Den and hang out with the historic ambiance that their tasting room provides. Try out their Texas bourbon, vodka, and even enjoy one of their tasty cocktails. Gulf Coast has a wide range of liquor and spirits that will make any Texan proud not only for its mark on local history but for also its top-quality brews that can compete with the best distilleries around the world.
Aged, clear, cocktails.
Address: 5610 Clinton Dr, Houston, TX 77020
Phone: (713) 297-7438
The setting is very elegant. This is not your typical tasting room. Cocktails are very tasty and the beer was crisp and refreshing. Food is also available and I would recommend the brussels sprouts. – Antonio Gonzalez
BJ Hooker’s Vodka
BJ Hooker’s Vodka‘s centerpiece is their handmade vodka that is Texan-owned and made in their distillery in Houston. This amazing vodka is made from soft winter wheat, not the usual corn or red wheat. The distillery’s mission is simple, make the best vodka in the world and offer it at a very friendly price so anybody can have access to it. BJ Hooker’s also has other products and recipes like their martinis and cocktails that you can try. Having premium products at a very reasonable price makes BJ Hooker’s one of the top go-to distilleries for premium drinks.
Vodka, dirty martini, black Russian, white Russian, lemon drop martini.
Address: 5610 Clinton Dr. Building B, Houston, TX 77020
Phone: (713) 297-7438
I love the smooth taste, the fact that you make it right here in the Houston area, and the concept that makes it so clean and smooth! I just would like to see the larger bottle on the shelves more often at Specs! I’ve yet to have the chance to buy one! – Charmaine Skoczen
MKT Distillery is a locally-owned craft distillery located in old-American Katy. They manufacture all their spirits and utilize locally-sourced ingredients from Texas. They even incorporate Katy rice in some of their brews. MKT offers vodka, gin, whiskey, and moonshine. The distillery is also kid and pet friendly. When you visit MKT Distillery, you will experience a small part of Katy’s history whether you sip on cocktails or take shots with their harder spirits.
Whiskey, bourbon, moonshine, vodka.
Address: 5373 1st St, Katy, TX 77493
Phone: (833) 658-1870
Exactly what I wanted! Nice chill location in the heart of Old Katy offering a nice selection of spirits. Lots of mixers offering just about any drink you’re in to. Make sure to check out the antique railroad safe on display, so cool! – Jeremy Hajovsky
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