Tequila probably. Whiskey definitely. Gin, however, might not be the first thing some people think of when they think of favored Texas spirits. But those people would be wrong—particularly after paying a visit to Seersucker Distillery in San Antonio. Here, the gin is slow-distilled in “Betty”—a hand-hammered copper pot still—and blended with all-natural botanicals.
Co-founded by husband and wife Trey and Kimberly Azar, Seersucker Distillery, set on 6 acres of South Texas landscape, is located about 15 minutes from downtown San Antonio. Home of Southern Style Gin, the property includes a 5,000-square-foot distilling and bottling facility and tasting room that can accommodate groups of up to 70 standing or 40 seated. Team-building activities can include mixing cocktail concoctions and taking a guided tour of the distillery.