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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Doing Our Part to Keep Austin Safe

Published March 13, 2020

At Still Austin, we take whiskey very seriously—and nothing is more serious than the safety of our team and our dedicated customers. That’s why we have made the difficult decision to close our tasting room bar for the next few weeks, along with cancelling upcoming events. Faced with the spread of COVID-19, we are charged with…

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The Show Is #STILLOn

Published March 12, 2020

Hey Hey, My My, Rock and Roll Will Never Die Here at Still, we are both proud and saddened by our city’s decision to shut down Austin’s largest music festival. Despite this setback, we want to continue to support our local musicians—and those who have traveled from afar, despite the dangers. We also want to…

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Distiller’s Corner: Feeling Our Oats

Published March 2, 2020

We’ve had some serious success with our Distillery Reserve Series—especially with our special holiday release Sherry Cask Finished Bourbon, which sold out almost immediately. But to quote rock demigods Bachman Turner Overdrive, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.   We’ve got some dandy spirits coming down the line, starting with a bourbon made with naked oats….

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50 bands in 5 days? Let’s do this.

Published February 16, 2020

America’s suh-wankiest music festival is heading to our backyard this March. As a whiskey distillery in the Live Music Capital of the World, you didn’t think we’d slack, did you? Of course not, silly. We’ve got some big plans in the works this year. Fifty bands, to be exact–over the course of five glorious days….

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Oh, Sherry, Our Love Holds On

Published November 1, 2019

What happens when you combine the mystery of old-world Spain with the brash spirit of Texas? You get Still Austin’s new, ultra-limited-edition rye bourbon, which our distillers have finished in a Pedro Ximénez sherry cask. The result is a sweet, deceptively dark spirit, reflecting the nuances of the Spanish oak. Distiller John Schrepel says he’s…

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Still Austin’s Head Distiller Looks Back on Two Years of Success

Published October 19, 2019

As he surveys the distillery in South Austin—after launching a batch of high-rye bourbon that’s proven far more popular in Austin than he could have dreamed, and preparing to expand across Texas with a new batch—head distiller John Schrepel is eager to share the credit. “We’ve built an amazing team here at Still Austin,” he…

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