Balcones Distilling

225 S 11th St, Waco, Texas 76701 USA

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Opens Tue 12p
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  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
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“Texas whisky distillery”

Just five years ago, Balcones was little more than an idea fueled by a ruthless drive to create something new, something genuine, something worthwhile - a Texas whisky tradition. It all started with an old welding shop under a bridge. We hammered and welded our own stills, and sawed and nailed on that little shack to build the distillery that we use to this day. Since then, we have released seven unique spirits of which we are very proud and won 40 national and international awards from the world's top judges and critics. We don't just make whisky in Texas. We make Texas whisky. Our commitment to hand crafting our spirits extends into the design and layout of the distillery and the engineering and construction of equipment. The benefits of building and installing our own equipment became clear to us as we put together our distillery. By building our own condensers, wash stills, heat exchangers, hot liquor tank, etc. we were able to build exactly the equipment we wanted to use to make spirits. We became extremely familiar with the tools of our trade. The equipment itself is one more level of the distilling process that we get to craft with our own hands. We are very proud to not only taste spirit we made as it ages and matures, but to also work everyday with equipment that was painstakingly and lovingly made

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Ramona A.

The whiskey sour is exceptional! Great service. Nice atmosphere. We bought a few souvenir shirts and sweatshirts too. Read more

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Eric R.

Very cool vibe at Balcones. Awesome brick building and the staff know their stuff. I broke away from my wife and daughters visiting The Silos, so I didn't have a lot of time, but enjoyed my... Read more

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Leslie H.

I haven't even tried the whiskey yet and I already love this place. Easy to get to. Great parking. And a nice atmosphere for trying something new. The staff are attentive and knowledgeable... Read more

Balcones Distilling

225 S 11th St
Waco, Texas
76701 USA

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Closed Now
  • Tue - Sat: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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