Balcones

United States Founded in 2009
Balcones started with an American single malt before branching out into specialty Bourbon and Whiskeys. Their first signature product was their unique Blue Corn Bourbon, but they began with two Texas single malts.

It is a true single malt — in this age of outsourcing, Balcones single malt is mashed, fermented, and distilled on site at Balcones. They also do not chill filter or artificially color it.

The famous Jim Murray, author of the "Whisky Bible," called it “A delicious malt that needs a lot of time and chewing.” It is also one of the most award-winning spirits — more than 60 of them.

It has strong toffee notes and the flavor of over-ripe pears followed by clean malt, and a dash of cinnamon. 
Balcones single malt: Nonchill filtered and distilled onsite, Balcones flagship single malt was reviewed by the famous Jim Murray, author of the "Whisky Bible," calling it “A delicious malt that needs a lot of time and chewing.” It is also one of the most award-winning Spirits — more than 60 of them.
Balcones Flavor Spiraltm
  • spicy
  • herbs
  • toffee
  • berries
  • biscuit
  • woody
  • smoky
  • pear
  • caramel
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Balcones Distilling is a small distillery, founded in 2008, in Waco, Texas —just about half way between Dallas and Austin. They hand-make a range of Whiskeys and Rums, all of which are unabashedly crafted.

Winning over 140 awards, Balcones Spirits are made with serious craftsmanship and quality. They have a pair of handmade stills, cranking out a range of ten core Whiskeys and Spirits, along with the occasional special project or two.

Distillery info:
  • Country United States
  • Established 2009
  • Owner Independent
  • Visitor center Yes
  • Status Active
  • Address 225 S 11th St, Waco, TX 76701
  • Phone (254) 755-6003
  • Websitehttp://balconesdistilling.com/home
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