Like many other parts of the country, Texas has hopped aboard the distillery train. In the past three years, Texas distilleries have made the scene and won awards at a rapid pace. Before 2013, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission had issued 39 distillery permits. In 2018, there were more than 154 active distillery permits in Texas.

We’ve all enjoyed the many breweries popping up all over Texas. Now, you can sample cider, vodka, whiskey, gin, and other alcoholic beverages at the following distilleries near Dripping Springs and Driftwood.

The fun part is you can visit many of these Texas distilleries’ taprooms and tasting rooms to try out their selections in a fun social setting. Additionally, there’s a Texas Whiskey Trail and a Texas Whiskey Festival. Both are designed to let you experience the finest in Texas whiskey!

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Distilleries Near Dripping Springs & Driftwood, Texas

The Texas Hill Country several distilleries and wineries ripe for the Texas traveler looking for something delightful. When traveling near Dripping Springs or Driftwood, Texas, visit these distilleries to get a taste of Texas.

Desert Door

Desert Door is a craft distiller of a premium and unique Texas spirit known as Texas Sotol. Stop into their desert modern tasting room for tastings, tours, craft cocktails, gourmet snacks, and curated goods. This is one of the finest distilleries in Texas.

Desert Door distillery

Dripping Springs Distilling

Dripping Springs Distilling is the original Texas Hill Country distillery. They serve cocktails, bottle sales, and tastings featuring their award-winning vodkas, gins, and bourbons.

Frog Pond Distillery

If you’re looking for something more sustainable, this small, family-owned distillery has it. They are dedicated to producing great-tasting and great-looking ethical and sustainable products using collected rainwater and recycled materials. A distillery doesn’t have to be big to prove it has huge value.

Frog Pond Distillery

Stinson Distilling & Winery

International award-winning spirits and a local favorite for trendy cocktails including premium vodka, gin, rum, Texas brandy, carajillo, and Texas’ only Holiday Nog. Kids and pets are welcome.

Stinson Distilling & Winery

Treaty Oak Distilling

Treaty Oak believes that what you drink matters. It isn’t just about the flavor. It’s also about knowing how the drink is made, how ingredients are sourced, and who benefits from growing them.

Treaty Oak a distillery among distilleries. You’re invited for a unique tasting experience.

Treaty Oak Distilling

Visit These 5 Texas Distilleries for a Taste of Something Great

Distilleries are not all created equal. In Texas, a high-quality distillery is known by its style and class. These five distilleries in the Texas Hill Country have both class and style. The next time your Dripping Springs or Driftwood, check them out!

Mike Sharp
Author: Mike Sharp

I have a passion for travel and outdoor activities, and now I'm enjoying retired life. I will continue my traveling, golfing, boating, and enjoying life all across the great state of Texas.

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