Bottom's Up

Can a Dallas-Based Gin Win Over Houston?

Zephyr Gin made its official H-Town debut last month at OKRA Charity Saloon.

11/09/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Spirited Talks

Get to Know Avonak, Houston's Newest Distillery

Up north by the toll road is this small but ambitious producer hellbent on making art.

11/05/2018 By Lauro Rojas

We've Got Spirit!

Add This Indian Whiskey to Your Stash

A recent tasting event helped bring to light Amrut's deep portfolio.

10/12/2018 By Lauro Rojas

Cheers

Pharrell and LOUIS XIII Cognac Ask Houstonians to Think a Century Ahead

The luxury spirit brings its "100 Years" campaign to Houston.

03/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

On the Rocks

Sipping with Whiskycast’s Mark Gillespie

Look for Houstonia's Virtual Tasting on Gillespie's show in September.

08/25/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Barrel Role

Morgan Weber Is Starting Houston's Newest Spirits Company, Indianola Distilling Co.

Heritage grains mean spirits with history for the Revival Market owner.

08/24/2017 By Alice Levitt

When Life Gives You Lemons

Head to Sud Italia for Homemade Limoncello

Everclear, lemon and time make every meal at the West University restaurant pack a punch.

07/11/2017 By Beth Levine

80 Proof

Steven Soderbergh's Unique New Liquor Debuts in Houston

It's distilled in Bolivia, but we sampled it at Tongue-Cut Sparrow.

06/21/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

CHEERS

Titanium Tequila Offers Houstonians a Quality Local Option

It's made in Jalisco, but this is Houston's only native tequila.

06/01/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Liquid Education

What We Learned at the Houston Whiskey Festival

Fun facts about local (and non-local) whiskey.

04/07/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Distilling Diversion

The Houston Whiskey Festival Returns April 1

There's just over a week left to buy tickets for spirits, craft beers and song.

03/24/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

I'll Fly Away

Ouisie's Table Introduces a Diverse New Series of Flights

Take one of six "Flights of Fancy" after a long day.

03/13/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

For What Ails You

When is Liqueur Medicine? When It's Imbibed at the World's Oldest Pharmacy

Dominican monks began sharing their elixirs with the public in 1612 at Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella in Florence.

02/09/2017 By Alice Levitt

Pour

Canard Preaches the Gospel of Chartreuse

“We appreciate not only the versatility of Chartreuse but also the tradition and history.”

10/24/2016 By Jenna K. White

Mighty Martini

Houston’s Strongest Drink Is at The Davenport

The Richmond Avenue lounge commands you to "Duck & Run."

07/14/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Best Bars 2014

Houston’s 6 Best Sprits Bars

Expand your palate at these establishments, where you’ll find the city’s largest selections of whiskey, rum, tequila and more—plus the knowledgeable staff to guide you on your journey.

11/30/2014 Edited by Katharine Shilcutt By Dan Derozier, Catherine Matusow, Chris Abshire, and Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Sugar Land's Big Fest Is Back

Event Preview: 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair

Opportunities abound for wine, food, and beer tastings.

04/22/2014 By Phaedra Cook

Tipple Tales

Rienzi "Gin Craze" Dinner Spotlights Historic Spirit

The MFAH hosts a four-course dinner exploring the historic roots of a resurgent spirit.

03/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt