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Garrison Brothers Distillery

1827 Hye Albert Road, Hye, TX 78635
+1 830-392-0246
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Fun afternoon trip to Texas Bourbon Distillery

I won some free distillery tour tickets with a radio contest for concert tickets so I was excited... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brad H
Awesome Tour!

This is definitely something you should do if you are in the Fredericksburg area. Everyone was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sbguercio
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White Castle, Louisiana
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Garrison Brothers Distillery is Texas' first and oldest bourbon distillery. Our bourbon is hand-made from corn to cork right here on our little ranch. Tours are Thursday through Sunday @ 10am, noon, 2pm & 4pm. We'll teach you the entire process on how great bourbon is made. You'll taste our sweet mash, sample our white dog & end your visit with a taste of our fine bourbon. We strongly encourage that you call ahead so we can place you on our tour schedule.
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1827 Hye Albert Road, Hye, TX 78635
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+1 830-392-0246
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I won some free distillery tour tickets with a radio contest for concert tickets so I was excited. My girlfriend and I went on a Sunday with another couple and made an afternoon with lunch before and a brewery afterward. Garrison Brothers Distillery is very...More

Thank Brad H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely something you should do if you are in the Fredericksburg area. Everyone was very friendly and totally entertaining. Very educational and the tour includes the entire process of bourbon making. My husband and I were talking about things we liked the most...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the distillery. The staff is so friendly and entertaining. You arrive the the main entrance and are greeted with a wonderful outdoor lounging area. Cold tea and beverages waiting your arrival. Don’t worry you can have your tea spiked should...More

Thank Adriane H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great experience, and for the bourbon lovers a must-see and do! Every part of the process, from start to finish, including viewing the barrels and hand-dipped wax lids and labeling by hand were insightful. As for the bourbon, whewie! They accept volunteers...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This was the best distillery tour ever! The staff takes the time to explain the entire process as well as distribute tastings of every step along the way to end in the 'wax dipping star stamping' barn. I love it that at the end of...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Horrible customer service! Don’t go! With word of mouth reviews, our group of military spouses, having flown in from across the country to reconnect, drove miles and chose this distillery over the beautiful wineries near Fredericksburg, TX. With the purchase of 3 flights, paired chocolates,...More

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We had excellent experience at the Garrison Brothers Distillery. My wife and I had a 2:00 pm sit and sip tour and it was HOT (end of May). I didn’t care about the heat and couldn’t wait for the tour to begin, my wife on...More

Thank Ken and Lori P
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We heard about Garrison Distillery from a friend and decided to check it out. We are so glad we did. Our tour guide, Andrea, was very knowledgeable and fun. We learned about the craftsmanship that goes into the bourbon making process while having fun. The...More

Thank Sandra D
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

I have been up to the Garrison Bros distillery many times. I have taken the tour several times and always enjoy taking people there for their first visit. Each time I go I learn a little more about the history of the company, the complexities...More

Thank Thomas H
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

I became acquainted with the Garrison Brothers brand of bourbon a couple of years ago. As I read more about it, I became intrigued with Dan Garrison, the owner of the distillery. He has quite the story to tell about his journey into making perhaps...More

Thank STEVE D
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Yes. You will be fine!
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5 March 2018|
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Response from ChristieP | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t bring kids on the tour. They will be bored (they can’t do any tastings) and they probably won’t like the smell. The grounds by the gift shop has a swing and horseshoes they can play.
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