our story

Our experience with fermentation started back in 2008 when Bob and June opened the Port Aransas Brewing Company in Port Aransas, Texas.  They specialized in brewing craft beers for eager beachgoers.  They eventually brought on Miguel, who was in culinary school at the time, to help with brewing.

After selling the brewpub and relocating back to their hometown of Dallas, Bob and June planted their roots in Lowry Crossing and decided to take the next step, and open a distillery.  They brought Miguel on as the lead distiller and sought education from distilleries and schools all over the country. 

We began perfecting our grain to glass process, and in 2019, we barreled the first of close to 600 barrels currently in the barrel barn.   Once those first barrels became 3 years old, we started blending, bottling, and preparing to open our tasting room.  After submitting bottles to close to 6 competitions in 2023, we were stunned when we medalled at all of them.  We opened our tasting room doors in February of 2023 with an overwhelming amount of local support.


Bob - owner / founder

june - owner / founder

miguel - head distiller

Ben - manager of operations

catie - marketing

The man, the myth, the legend.  On top of being the brains behind this whole operation, Bob is also a retired Civil Engineer, Land Surveyor, our resident tour guide, and the current Bourbon Mayor of Lowry Crossing. 

The First Lady of Texas Bourbon, June has been Bob's superwoman since high school.  She wears many hats at the distillery, using her CPA and business experience to keep everything moving forward, and cracking the whip when she needs to.

Originally from Victoria, Texas, Miguel comes from a family that is 8 generations deep in Texas.  He has worked in restaurants since he was old enough to work, and used his passion for cooking to earn a degree in Hospitality Management.  When he's not living the bourbon life, he enjoys watching NASCAR and the Dallas Cowboys with his two kiddos, Christian and Isla.

A sixth generation Texan, you’ll find Ben in the tasting room on the weekends sharing his knowledge of our spirits, but he’s also our Manager of Operations.  He literally keeps us up and running on a daily basis from handling all of our IT needs to inventory control to front of the house management, all while also being the Vintner for our sister brand, Christian Belle Winery.

Also a sixth generation Texan, Catie studied Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University in Milwaukee.  After graduating, she realized her passion was not engineering, but rather serving and interacting with other people.  When she's not chasing around her two kiddos (Christian and Isla), she enjoys photography and baking.