Texas Live! Announces Partnership with Balcones Distilling
By Susan Schrock
Posted on July 02, 2018, July 02, 2018


Balcones Distilling as the official Texas-whisky provider of Texas Live!, which opens Aug. 9, 2018, in Arlington.

Texas Live! is pleased to announce its partnership with Balcones Distilling as the official Texas-whisky provider of the $250 million world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality district opening August 9 in Arlington’s Entertainment District.

Originating in Waco in 2008, Balcones Distilling was developed from a passion to create something original and authentic in the heart of Texas. From thoughtful ingredient selection to specially tailored and refined fermentation techniques, each sip of Balcones whisky is a decadent expression of what it was crafted from.

Balcones Distilling has received worldwide recognition for their bold and intense flavors, while remaining true to their local Texas roots.

"We are thrilled to partner our distillery with Texas Live!, where we believe our award-winning whiskies will complement a world-class experience for patrons," said Jared Himstedt, Head Distiller, Balcones Distilling. "As one of the original grain to glass whisky
makers in Texas, we look forward to sharing our distilled-in-Texas story with fans and visitors from around the world."

Guests of Texas Live! who are 21+ years of age will be able to enjoy Balcones whisky and whisky-inspired craft cocktails at multiple venues district-wide, as well as at a signature Balcones bar and patio on an elevated space overlooking Arlington Backyard.

"With Balcones Distilling as our partners as the official Texas-whisky provider of Texas Live!, guests will get a true, authentic taste of Texas-whisky throughout the entire district, as well as an elevated experience at the Balcones signature bar," said Jim Watry, Chief Operating Officer, Texas Live!. "We are proud to partner with Balcones Distilling to provide a special, Texas-based brand for our local guests and out of town visitors to enjoy."

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