Balcones Distilling in Texas was named one of 17 Independent Craft Distillers You Need To Know, And Drink Often by Food Republic! An old welding shop has been transformed into Balcones, the producers of a range of Texas single-malt whisky. Last December Balcones defeated nine brands, including famous Scottish houses like the Balvenie and the Macallan, in a blind panel of British spirits experts.
They say all good things come in threes—The Three Musketeers, Three Blind Mice, Three-Minute Egg. I would give you a fourth example, but that just seems like poor judgment. Instead, I'll tell you about three brave grapes, that many years ago made the long and trying journey from a faraway land called "France" to an also faraway land called "South America". The names of these grapes are Carmenere, Tannat, and Malbec. For this post, we tried a whopping 22 bottles of Malbec to pick out our…
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This would make an excellent hostess gift. Print the "Dark & Stormy Cocktail" recipe from MorrisKitchen.com on great stock paper to include with this bottle and wrap it in recycled brown paper for a great Christmas gift for a cocktail lover or aspiring chef.