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Realness in Red, White and Blue

Published October 11, 2019

John Schrepel has been tinkering with a number of different corn varietals, looking to release some creative small batches in the future. Our head distiller has made no secret, from the very beginning, that he wants Still Austin to offer red, white and blue bourbons on a limited basis. “Whether they’re sold on the shelf…

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Whiskey Where the West Begins

Published July 8, 2019

At Still Austin, we’re proud to make whiskey on the spot where the West begins. Now, to be fair, there’s long been a debate about where exactly the West’s eastern edge is located. Some have put the line at the Rocky Mountains. But anyone who’s been to West Texas knows that the Wild West certainly…

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What’s the Difference Between Scotch, Bourbon and Whiskey?

Published June 28, 2019

This one’s tricky, so don’t feel bad if you’ve gotten it wrong in the past. Whiskey is actually an overarching term for a group of spirits–and scotch and bourbon are types of whiskey–similar to how Oolong and Pu’erh are types of tea. “Bourbon” is whiskey named for Bourbon County in Kentucky, while “Scotch” is named…

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Still Austin Presents: A Glimpse at Ancient Austin

Published June 19, 2019

Last year, archaeologists at Texas State University discovered what they believe to be signs of the oldest civilization ever in North America—right here in the Texas Hill Country. In fact, it appears that humans have been puttering around the Hill Country for 22,000 years. Think about that. That’s older than Willie. Researchers at the Gault…

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