Executives looking to channel their inner Don Draper and stash only the highest quality liquor in their bottom desk drawer should look no further than their own backyards. With many small batch distilleries popping up throughout the state, some of the best are located here in North Texas. From Dallas County’s first distillery, Herman Marshall (located in Garland) to award-winning Firestone & Robertson Distilling, these local libations will please even the most discriminating palate.
1. Witherspoon’s Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
Produced by Witherspoon Distillery in Lewisville. $38.99, 750mL.
2. Texas Rye Whiskey.
Produced by Herman Marshall in Garland. $43.99, 750mL.
3. Red River Texas Whiskey Bourbon.
Produced by Jem Beverage Co. in Carrollton. $26.99, 750mL.
4. Texas Silver Star Spirit Whiskey.
Produced by Trinity River Distillery in Plano. $31.99, 750mL.
5. Texas Blended Whiskey.
Produced by Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. in Fort Worth. $32.99, 750mL.