Whiskey Ranch is the largest whiskey distillery west of the Mississippi.
The distillery is located on a historic golf course south of Fort Worth.
The Ranch Store
Inside of the Tavern
The Oak Room at Whiskey Ranch
The Back Porch
The Still House
The largest whiskey distillery west of the Mississippi opens in Fort Worth today. Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. created Whiskey Ranch to fulfill the high demand for its beloved Texas Whiskey and Texas Bourbon – but the 112-acre site will do much more than just that. The company’s sprawling second location is likely to become a destination for whiskey enthusiasts from far and wide.
Situated on a historic golf course where legends like Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson learned the game, Whiskey Ranch offers an immersive, tourist-friendly experience. Visitors enter the property through a dramatic stone gate to find views of downtown Fort Worth. A winding pathway leads to the Ranch House, or visitor center, and the Ranch Store, a 2,000-square-foot retail space offering the distillery’s products and locally-made artisan goods.
At a cap-making station, you can try your hand at crafting one of Texas Whiskey’s signature handmade bottle caps.
From there, a “barrel breezeway” goes to two large gathering spaces. The Tavern, a large bar and lounge area decked out with historic golf memorabilia, is available for tastings. The Oak Room, with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and oversized chandeliers, is available for private events for up to 175 people.
The private room opens onto the Back Porch, a wrap-around outdoor living area with two fireplaces, which overlooks the lake and the redesigned 18th hole. Nearby, a lush, open courtyard holds another fire pit.
The size of Whiskey Ranch isn’t the only thing that makes it remarkable. It’s the only whiskey distillery in the world located on a functioning 18-hole golf course (the former Glen Garden Country Club), the first to have a 50-foot copper column still in full view, and has the first “doubler” designed with site windows for public tours.
As of today, November 10, visitors can get a preview of Whiskey Ranch on Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 5 p.m. Daily tours of the distillery will begin in January.
The company, which was founded in 2010, will keep its original location in a pre-prohibition warehouse south of Fort Worth open for tours and production.