Balcones Distilling

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We distill all of our whiskies with the spirit of originality. Everything we do centers around changing the perception of where great whisky can come from, and where it can go. We’re leading the way in the American Single Malt movement, helping this new spirit become a category of its own.

In celebration of the Balcones 15-Year Anniversary, we've been working on something incredibly special — our most complex American Single Malt to-date. It's crafted as an ode to the makers who came before us, whose inspiration roused us to seek a future all our own.

Known as The Original Texas Whisky, Balcones is proud to be at the forefront of the American Single Malt movement. The designation of 2023 American Single Malt Distillery of the Year from the New York International Spirits Competition demonstrates our passion for creating expressions with distinct character and pioneering a new landscape of whisky – all made possible by the place we call home.

Introducing Balcones Texas Rye Bottled In Bond

When our Rye hit four years old, we were pleasantly surprised by the density and clarity this benchmark revealed. We’re honored to share this elevated Bottled in Bond Texas Rye, and we look forward to sharing more vistas going forward.

Introducing Mirador Eclipse

Our newest American Single Malt, Mirador Eclipse, was crafted in-tune with the natural world. This explorative whisky, substitutes our standard ale yeast for a red wine and a rosé yeast alongside our house malt whisky yeast. Just like an eclipse, this whisky is a rare experience. Don't miss your chance to try this unique pour.

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We are The Original Texas Whisky. What started in an old welding shop under a bridge in Waco, TX in 2008 has turned into a mission to change the entire landscape of whisky.

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Our 100+ year-old building in Waco, TX houses some of the tallest copper pot stills in the world. Stop by for a tour and pick up select bottles.

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We're proud to have won some prestigious industry awards. We're even prouder to have won them all alongside fellow distillers we consider friends.

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