October 1, 2021

Signature Sipping

For more than 130 years, St-Rémy has carefully crafted fine brandies and other spirits that are enjoyed worldwide. Luckily for Texans, the French company’s newest offering is now available in the Lone Star State.

June 17, 2021

Bring the Culture of Japan to Texas

Whether for a festive backyard gathering, a casual restaurant dinner at Austin’s DipDipDip Tatsu-ya, or a fine dining experience enjoying Japanese cuisine, the Toki Highball is a perfect way to toast the spirit of unity and harmony the summer athletic games symbolize for one and all.

April 9, 2021

Show Us Your Noble Heart

Calling all outdoor and nature enthusiasts! Submit your best photos showing how you’re enjoying the outdoors or giving back to Mother Nature this Earth Day. Three winners will be chosen to win a prize package with Noble Oak and Texas Monthly goodies. Read the contest rules

Libations |
October 16, 2019

The Great Texas Whiskey Boom

A decade ago, there was no Texas whiskey. Today, the state’s craft distillers are making world-class bourbons and single malts—and slick imitators are trying to stake a claim.

Food & Drink |
September 17, 2015

The Hangover

Chip Tate built Balcones into one of the country’s most innovative whiskey distilleries. But last year he lost the company in a bitter clash with his investors. Now he’s starting from scratch—again.

Recipes |
April 30, 1993

Whiskey Sauce

4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 tablespoon very hot water 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup rye whiskeyMelt butter in double boiler over simmering water. In small bowl, whisk together sugar and egg, then stir into melted butter. Add hot water and simmer about 7 minutes,