Artisan on Alamo Distillery Adds Bourbon to Lineup

by

comment
JESS ELIZARRARAS
  • Jess Elizarraras

There's a new bourbon in town. Nick Spink, who opened Artisan on Alamo Distillery on 8th St. in 2016, is now dabbling in darker spirits.

Spink opened with Spike Vodka, made using cactus paddles, and has added Texas Pride Vodka, an award-winning corn-based vodka, and Chupacabra Juice Moonshine, an ultra-smooth corn mash moonshine to his repertoire since then, but the latest addition will keep bourbon and whiskey drinkers happy.



"The toughest part was finding a recipe I liked and tweaking it," Spink said.

Bexar Ridge, produced on site and hand-labeled by Spink himself, means whiskey-based drinks are finally on the menu. Spink has added an Old Fashioned, a Bexar Sour, a Alamo with Campari and vermouth, and a Boss with Bexar Ridge Bourbon and Amaretto, all priced at $8.50.



The new spirit launch will take place through Saturday night with the tasting room open from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Bottles ($20) are available for purchase from 5 to 9 p.m. only.

So many restaurants, so little time. Find out the latest San Antonio dining news with our Flavor Friday Newsletter.

San Antonio Current works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of San Antonio and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free.