Thursday, November 12, 2015


Texan craft distillery Balcones, is offering the UK the very last taste of its recently launched Blue Corn Bourbon and Staff Selection Single Malt limited editions through a small number of Drinks by the Dram sets next month.

This will be the last chance to get hold of the distillery’s limited edition whiskies that were release earlier in the autumn, and just 25 sets will be available to purchase exclusively through Master of Malt on December 3rd.
Balcones Head Distiller - Jared Himstedt

As part of the launch, Balcones has teamed up with The Whisky Wire, for a Balcones Taste of Texas Tweet Tasting, the night before the sets go on sale on December 2nd. Whisky fans have up until November 19th to register for one of the very limited places via

On the night tasters will get to sample all five of the whiskies in the set, which are comprised of: Balcones Blue Corn Bourbon, Balcones Staff Selection Bourbon, Balcones Texas Rum, Balcones Blue 100 and Balcones Brimstone.

The tasting will offer a chance to taste these award-winning whiskies with Head Distiller Jared Himstedt and Brand & Distillery Ambassador Winston Edwards.

Commenting on the launch of their limited Drinks by the Dram sets, Jared Himstedt, Head Distiller at Balcones, said: “We are delighted to be able to offer our limited editions through Drinks by the Dram, so that more people can have the chance to taste these spirits that we’re very proud of, but have very little stocks. As we expand our distillery into 2016, we are looking forward to sharing many more special whiskies with our Balcones followers in the UK. Look out for more of our big and bold Texas whiskies coming soon.”

The limited edition Balcones Drinks by the Dram sets will be available from Master of Malt on December 3rd for £29.95.

Posted by Steve Rush