Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile
"..."Before Prohibition, there were thousands of distilleries all over the country, and every little community had their local distiller," says Lisa Braunberg, co-founder and head of marketing for the upcoming Still Austin Whiskey Co. After the 21st Amendment was ratified, only a few operations survived and largely remain the big names in whiskey today..."
"...And who’s responsible for this particular liquid bounty of Austin-based goodness? The distillers, of course – the experts who are all hands-on with the actual process of distilling – and also the entire crew at Still Austin. But, initially, it was two married couples and a father-and-son team who started (and who continue to run) Still Austin: Lisa and Andrew Braunberg, Joanna and Sal Salinas, and Chris Seals and his father Cleveland..."
"...“That’s part of what we loved about Jake’s concept,” says Lisa Braunberg of Still Austin, sitting with the company’s other owners – and Clements, and your whiskey-sippin’ journo – in their distillery’s elegant tasting room in The Yard off St. Elmo Road..."