Bourbon as Big as ‘Tx’

One of an occasional series Small craft whiskey distillers are having an impact on the market for spirits, but none so much as Fort Worth’s TX Straight Bourbon. Five years in the making, this bourbon from Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. (F&R) is not just good bourbon; it is great bourbon. From its stylish bottle with boot-leather stopper and western-inspired packaging to its smoky, warm taste and velvet-mouth feel, TX Straight Bourbon has something extra, something that is as big as, well, Texas. “Texas corn, Texas wheat, Texas water, Texas aging climate, and our proprietary Texas yeast strain,” says co-founder Leonard Firestone. All bourbon shares the same basic recipe, though… Read More

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