Treaty Oak Distilling
16604 Fitzhugh Rd., Dripping Springs, 78620
One of the oldest distilleries in Texas, Treaty Oak operates out of a 27-acre ranch in Dripping Springs. Saturday tours show off the rickhouse for rums, gins, and whiskeys. Also on-site: a gift shop, sampling bar, stage for regular live music, a dog park, and the Ghost Hill restaurant, featuring shareable snacks and smoked meat plates.
Sat., Feb. 29, 2:30pm
Local distiller is making world-class aged spirits
Wes Marshall, Dec. 27, 2013
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