Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 6, 2020May 6, 2020
•Waco, Texas-based Balcones Distilling has announced Texas Bock Whiskey, a new malt whiskey made in collaboration with Spoetzl Brewery. The 50% abv straight malt whiskey is made using Shiner Bock’s recipe and proprietary lager yeast before aging in new oak barrels for at least two years. Balcones Texas Bock is available for a limited time at the company’s distillery and in retailers throughout Texas and Oklahoma for around $40 a 750-ml. Last fall, Balcones partnered with Davos Brands with an eye toward national expansion.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.