Head Distiller Phillip Dormont travels to the Whiskey Society all the way from Texas to talk about Treaty Oak Distillery.
What we drank:
Red Handed Bourbon
Ghost Hill Texas Bourbon
Red Handed Rye Whiskey
The Bloody Butcher
Red Ale Porter Distillery Exclusive Whiskey
From the Treaty Oak Website:
DRINK LIKE YOU GIVE A DAMN
When what you drink matters, it’s not just about the flavor— it is about knowing how it’s made. How ingredients are sourced, and who benefits from growing them. Knowing what the people who make the spirits think, what matters to them, and how they participate in the making.
We are a self-taught collaborative
We are anchored in the roots of tradition and yet each inspired by unique cultural impulses. We embrace the scientific method, even as we collect artistic perspectives to blend with the distilling process. As a group, we’re driven to tinker and test. We are pushed to re-think the creative process the way disruptive musicians, chefs and painters do. We experiment with ingredients and how they’re sourced, with distilling techniques, with ways of finishing—always informed by hard-won knowledge.
The members of our team have experienced so many things—searched for oil, designed buildings, cooked over campfires, served in the military, created art, played rock and roll. All these experiences lead us in our exploration of spirits.
Our talented team of rebels have a clear cause – to make the best spirits that purposefully break from convention in order to create something new, or even curious.
We are all collected at Treaty Oak because our founder believes in the creative yield of eclectic experiences. We’re here because of the question “what if …?”
The people of Treaty Oak believe in everything that got us here. But more importantly, we believe all of that is enough to help us create the next great spirit.