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    Twin Liquors’ Great Whiskey Release is an opportunity to win a chance to purchase a rare whiskey. The whiskey offerings and lineup are unique to each marketplace location. Attendees will need to be present to enter and win. The raffles start at 5:30 p.m., and each attendee will be able to enter once. The raffle closes at 6:45 p.m., and raffle drawings start at 7:00 p.m. sharp.

      Whiskies of the World® brings together distillers from around the world to share their finest spirits and knowledge with whisky enthusiasts. Discover the Art of Whisky in the company of connoisseurs and whisky ambassadors. Benefitting Helping a Hero.

      •Hundreds of whiskies to sample (Scotch, Bourbon, American Craft, Malts, Grains, World, Blends)

      •Scottish, Irish, American, Texan, Canadian, Indian, Australian, Japanese

      •Meet Distillers and Brand Ambassadors

      •Food Included

      •Whisky Masterclasses: A guided tasting and educational experience.

      •Cigar and Whisky pairing

      Please note attendance at this event is limited to persons aged 21 or older. Photo I.D. showing age is required.

        Want your own custom bottle of barrel proof bourbon? We’ve got ya covered. Ben Milam Whiskey head brewer, Jordan Osborne, will provide you with a hands-on experience to bottle bourbon including bung pulling, thieving whiskey samples from the barrel, selecting the barrel to bottle based on flavor profile, dumping and filtering, official proofing, bottle filling, corking and finally hand labeling your own unique bottle.

        Ben Milam Whiskey Barrel Filling

        Where: Ben Milam Whiskey Distillery, 2218 U.S. 281 N. Blanco, TX 78606
        When: Saturday, August 17, 11am to 1:30pm
        What’s Happenin’:
        • 10:45 am — Check-in and meet and greet with Jordan
        • 11:00 am — Event begins in the rickhouse
        • 12 pm — Box Lunch served from Old 300
        • 12:30 pm — Session resumes

        We’ll also have live music by Mike and Kathy from 1-4pm. Tank’s Premium Blood Mary Mix and Fernandez Salsa will be her with samples and bottles to sell.

        How Much: tickets are $150 person and includes the Whiskey Lab session, one barrel proof bottle of Ben Milam Barrel Proof Whiskey, and lunch. Make it a twofer for $280, which includes the Whiskey Lab hands-on education session for two, lunch for two, and two bottles of Ben Milam Barrel Proof Whiskey.

        Please RSVP: payment in advance is required to reserve your place. Please call: 830-833-3033 This event is limited to the first 20 participants.

          On Saturday, April 27, Ben Milam Whiskey will release its newest creation, Marlene’s Limited Edition Springtime Sipper, which will be available only at the distillery for a limited time. Kentucky native, and master distiller, Marlene Holmes, batched and bottled the special release specifically for springtime sipping and Mint Juleps for the Kentucky Derby. To celebrate the release, Ben Milam Whiskey is throwing a party complete with Limited Edition Springtime Sipper bottles and straight pours sold all day, as well as a Mint Julep special. There will be a special educational opportunity, “The Whiskey Lab Presents: The Art of Batching.” CEO and whiskey expert, Heather Greene, and master distiller, Marlene Holmes Marlene will sign her bottles. There will be live music by Chris Reeves and barbecue from the Texas Outlaw Barbecue Team.

          • 12:30pm: The Whiskey Lab Presents: The Art of Batching with Heather and Marlene discussing how they batched the Limited Edition Springtime Sipper Whiskey. Tickets are $20, limited to the first 20 people who sign up. T
          • 1pm-5pm: Enjoy the music of Hill Country musician Chris Reeves and barbecue from the Texas Outlaw Barbecue Team

            We believe the trees are not just important for whiskey, they are an essential part of our world. Join Noble Oak in Austin for a tasting of their delicious bourbon and get an education on all things Bourbon and Reforestation. We have only 20 seats available so please RSVP to store44@twinliquors.com to secure your spot!

              Join Utah’s High West Distillery as we take over Austin’s 75 1/2 Rainey Street for three days of cocktails, entertainment and whiskey education. RSVP here: https://highwestaustin.splashthat.com

                Join Utah’s High West Distillery as we take over Austin’s 75 1/2 Rainey Street for three days of cocktails, entertainment and whiskey education. RSVP here: https://highwestaustin.splashthat.com

                  Join Utah’s High West Distillery as we take over Austin’s 75 1/2 Rainey Street for three days of cocktails, entertainment and whiskey education.

                    Twin Liquors invites you to join Herman Marshall Whiskey maker Russel Louis at their South Lamar Marketplace to learn about handcrafted, grain-to-glass Texas whiskeys. Free bottle signing available with purchase. Must be 21+ to participate.