Below is a list of the top and leading Distilleries in San Antonio. To help you find the best Distilleries located near you in San Antonio, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
San Antonio’s Best Distilleries:
The top rated Distilleries in San Antonio, TX are:
- Alamo Distilling Company – takes pride in sourcing local grains
- Seersucker Distillery – launched Seersucker Southern Style Gin in 2017
- Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling – started in 2010, and create whiskey and beer
- Artisan Distillery Craft Bar – has three great spaces under one roof
- Rebecca Creek Distillery – have won top awards from international competitions
Alamo Distilling Company
Alamo Distilling Company approaches creation and originality while celebrating the values and traditions that make them Texan to the core. As one of the few “Grain to Glass” Distilleries in Texas, they take pride in sourcing local grains, being there the whole way through for their products, and supporting fellow local business owners and farmers.
Its vocation to craft extra quality spirits that fearlessly represent what makes San Antonio awesome, is what motivates and drives their team. Alamo Distilling Company strives to bring some Texas spirit into every bottle that they make.
Products, Tour & Tasting, Drink Recipes
“Came into town on short notice and found a distillery that looked cool online. When we called, Noel told us to swing by and he’d give us a tour and tasting before finishing his day. Ended up being an amazing trip and he did a great job showing us the distillery and answering our questions. I told him we were in town for a wedding and he made a custom blend based on a few details about the groom’s tastes. Thanks so much and I’d recommend this Distillery for both the quality of liquor and the great staff to highlight it! Also, try the coffee liquor, dangerously good!” – Jackson K.
Seersucker Distillery launched Seersucker Southern Style Gin in 2017, creating a brand that celebrates the ideals of Southern hospitality. Born from a desire to create an approachable, easy-to-mix gin, its unique combination of flavors including fresh citrus juice and a blend of friendly botanicals makes this gin perfect for those new to the spirit and lifelong gin drinkers alike.
It starts with high-quality American corn distillate, creating their gin’s sweet taste profile. Seersucker becomes gin during the batching process, commonly known as the compound process. This is where they add citrus, botanicals, and other flavors.
Distillery, Gins, Recipes
“This place is a gem only found right outside San Antonio. Great space indoors and outdoors. Some of the best cocktails, tasty, refreshing, and satisfying on a hot summer day. They’re only open Fridays and Saturdays until 7 pm so your opportunity to try this spot has a small window. Bit of a drive but once you’re there you want to come back immediately. Most definitely worth the drive and you will not be disappointed. Try the Cherry limeade, you’ll love it!” – Marco O.
Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling
Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling is a combined brewery/distillery proudly situated in San Antonio, Texas. It was started in 2010, and create whiskey and beer in their brewstillery, and produce it by hand one batch at a time with lots of passion and care. Its famous brewstillery tour is two tours in one. You will learn how they make beer and how they make bourbon.
This private, immersive experience includes a detailed guided tour and three samples of its products. Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling tasting room is an excellent way to experience its beer, whiskey, and handcrafted cocktails.
Distillery, Brewstillery Tour & Tasting, Tasting Room & Events, Private Events, Gift Shop
“I did the VIP tour on Saturday Jun 5, 2021 and it was amazing. Mike was super informative and really took the time to educate my tour about the brewing/ distilling process at Ranger Creek. He gave ample opportunity for questions and answered questions fully. I tried the “Love Struck” and the “Bourbon Barrel” beers. They were both very good. I liked their whiskey more than the bourbon. I think the rimfire was my favorite. Thank you Ranger Creek for the experience.” – Christine H.
Artisan Distillery Craft Bar
Artisan Distillery Craft Bar has three great spaces under one roof. Their cocktail lounge, executive lounge, and the 3,800 sq ft patio. They have two large stages where they have periodic shows and banks. Additionally, they do rent out their spaces for your special events too. Artisan is not just a craft bar, they are a distillery and brewery.
They handcraft their vodka and whiskey on-site and, due to its size, they have their beer custom brewed at another local brewery where they dedicate their line to producing only its secret recipe beers. Because they are a distillery and brewery they can only serve what they brew and distill.
Products, Events, Menu
“Been a while since I’ve been there. But the last visit was great. I would honestly have to do a blind taste test. Between Texas Pride vodka and any other top shelf vodka out there to determine which would be smoother.” – Tim P.
Rebecca Creek Distillery
Rebecca Creek Distillery has a fondness form between the light body of a Canadian whisky and the full flavor of bourdon whiskey. Enjoy its unique taste neat, on the rocks, or with your favorite mixer. It’s hard to improve on their Texas craft whiskey or vodka, but these cocktails come pretty close.
Try their seasonal recipes for other refreshing ways to enjoy its spirits. In 2009, Steve Ison published the first batch of ultra-premium Rebecca Creek spirits. Ever since, the vodkas and whiskeys have won top awards from international competitions in LA, San Francisco, Denver, NYC, and best of all, in Texas.
Products, Event, Recipes, Merchandise
“Atmosphere, staff & drinks are always spot on! The Texas Star and the Enchanted Peach are my two favorite drinks! We’ve really enjoyed every time we’ve been here. The staff and patrons are always the nicest folks. Such a neat outdoor area with games and even a dog park yard for your pooch to play! Such an amazing place to come and enjoy local musicians, local spirits and make new friends!” – Lauren K.
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