They do not just make whiskey in Texas. They make Texas whiskey, original and unique styles that they hope will found a tradition of excellence. Each bottle is their attempt to build on this distilling tradition from which they come by adding something new and wonderful. They use the finest ingredients and utmost care in crafting their whiskies. They handwrite the batch number and individually stamp Balcones' wax seal on each bottle as a sign of the care that goes in to the whiskey you have in your hand. Each batch is a mingling of barrels they have personally tasted to ensure their quality to create a truly unique and world-class spirit. They were voted Craft Distiller of the Year 2014 by Whisky Magazine.