Although most whiskey fans have heard that increasing demand for whiskey has led to a shortage of barrels, many are now starting to learn about the detrimental effects barrel production has on our planet. It appears to be a well-kept secret that the demand for barrels has been tearing into the already depleted oak forests, and disrupting the ecosystems within them.
Needless to say this unnecessary harm to the earth opened our eyes, and suddenly barrel aged whiskey didn’t taste smooth anymore. In that moment we knew our mission: Make Austin the first city to have an excellent tasting, and sustainably matured whiskey.
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Austin Beerworks is an owner-operated Texas brewery hell-bent on excellence. Our beers are canned for quality. We brew for two reasons: to make consistently exceptional craft beer, and to build community in the town we love. Author: Caroline Porsiel Read more...