Cuisine Type: Whiskey and Vodka Distillery
Most popular offering: Dog Trot Vodka
Alcohol: Full bar of products made on-site
Number of Tables: 1?5
Outdoor Seating: No
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Pro Tip: Please visit our website for tour reservations. Grab a board game and relax in our tasting room.
Q&A with Gretchen And Daniel Bass, Distillers
Do you adhere to any sustainable or eco-friendly practices?
Our products are made with Texas-grown, organic, Non-GMO corn.
Our spent grain is used for animal feed by local farmers.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Our distillery is a Grain to Glass operation.
We begin with Texas grown corn and follow through the distilling process with all of the products made in-house.
In 2010, two neighbors ? Troy Smith and Ryan Baird ? sat around sipping their favorite beverages when a startling idea occurred to them; maybe they could make better drinks. Taking inspiration from their great state's history, they founded Yellow Rose Distilling
before the year was out, but took two years to perfect their recipes and navigate legal waters before opening their distillery in Houston. Their carefully crafted drinks have drawn attention; they recently took home a Best in Class Award at the American Distilling Institute for their Yellow Rose Outlaw Bourbon, and their Straight Rye Whiskey earned the Double Gold at San Francisco Artisan Spirits. They invite visitors to come tour their facilities, taste their creations, and help them come closer to upgrading the distillery with a new tasting room.
The origins of Whitmeyer's Distilling read almost like a modern fairytale. While stationed in Germany with the US Army, Travis Whitmeyer met a girl. This girl's family lived on a small farm in the countryside, where they made beers, ciders, and schnapps out of whatever produce they had lying around. They taught Travis their trade, and when he left the Army, he brought his newfound knowledge with him, experimenting and expanding until he could make everything from peach-flavored whiskey to vodka.