SA Spirits: How are beer to-go laws expected to impact San Antonio?
SA Spirits: How are beer to-go laws expected to impact San Antonio? Published: September 11, 2019, 8:12 pmBeer-to-go laws are now in effect across Texas, so KSAT News at 9 is breaking down some numbers related to this rapidly growing industry to see how the new laws could affect San Antonio craft breweries.
SA Spirits: New brewery set to open at East Side warehouse
SA Spirits: New brewery set to open at East Side warehousePublished: January 9, 2020, 10:07 amViva Brewery isn’t even open yet, but the owners are working to bring it to the city's East Side by the end of 2020. KSAT News at 9 spoke with the founders about what’s on tap and how they got their start in this week's SA Spirits.
SA Spirits: Dallas-based distillery to open first tasting room in downtown SA
SAN ANTONIO – Devils River Whiskey has been available at bars and liquor stores since 2017, but the president of the Dallas-based distillery is getting ready to open his first tasting room in San Antonio. "I went to the Devils River back in college and just thought it was a beautiful, really neat place," Cameron said. "To make good whiskey requires good water," Cameron said. The first product Devils River Whisky produced was a bourbon, followed by a rye. A percentage of the sale of each bottle of whiskey goes towards conserving the Devils River.
SA Spirits: Flavor-packed craft beer comes to life at Weathered Souls brewing
SAN ANTONIO – Don’t be frightened by the name, there is life brimming at Weathered Souls Brewing Company on the near North Side. The brewing company just celebrated its two-year anniversary last November, but its rich flavors and craft beer combinations have already made a statement in the San Antonio area. Holt said he immediately saw something in Baskerville that set him apart from others in the craft beer business. “San Antonio likes to take its time and do it right, the craft beer scene is growing,” Holt said. It’s clicked enough to make Weathered Souls a well-known name, and a destination for flavorful craft beer.
SA Spirits: Behind the scenes at Ranger Creek, Texas' first combined brewery, distillery
SAN ANTONIO – Take a tour of Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling, and you’ll be immediately greeted with the smell of grains and aged whiskey barrels. It was the first combined brewery and distillery in the state and is Texas to the core. It's located on San Antonio's Northeast Side, but named after Ranger Creek Road in Boerne. Miller said part of the experience at Ranger Creek is getting to know what Texas spirits and beer are all about and how they are created. “I think a lot of people will tell you, 'Don’t take a hobby and turn it into a business,'” Miller said.