At Previous Humble Distillery, proprietor Joe Breda makes use of Texas rainwater to create three styles of whiskey – Straight Whiskey, Particular Reserve and Boomtown Bourbon.
Breda first started experimenting with brewing beer earlier than he turned a whiskey fanatic and obtained his Texas distillers license. At his one-man store in Humble, Texas, he controls each a part of the whiskey-making course of by hand, from distilling to bottling and labeling.
“The trade in Texas is comparatively new,” mentioned Breda. “One of many actually cool issues about small producers versus the massive producers is that we will do a number of cool issues with our whiskeys. You possibly can take a small portion of your batches and put it into cabernet barrels or put it over toasted pecans. You possibly can take a pair hundred gallons of your batch and do this and promote it out of your tasting room.”
Subsequent 12 months, Previous Humble Distillery plans to launch a restricted version batch of bourbon made completely with melted snow collected throughout Texas ice storm in February 2020. Breda plans to name it ’72-Hour Blackout Bourbon.
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