It Starts With Rain

Our Spirits Are Made With 100% Natural Rainwater Harvested From Texas Skies.

Wheat Whiskey

Texas Grain & Rain

Micro-batch Produced Mill-to-Still

Gold Medal: San Francisco Spirits Competition

Silver Medal: New York Spirits Competition

Premium Organic Vodka

With Pure Texas Rainwater

Gold Medal: San Francisco Spirits Competition

The Fifty Best: one of the best domestic vodkas

Silver Medal: Beverage Testing Institute

Gold Medal: Denver Int’l Spirits Competition

Our Distillery

Located on 12 acres of farmland in the outskirts of East Austin, Banner Distilling Co. is a small batch distillery built from the ground up by two craft beer and spirits enthusiasts with a fierce purpose to carve out a Texas distilling heritage. We want to establish a tradition of great Texas spirits and hope you’ll join us in building and celebrating this tradition with you.


Our Founders


Logan Simpson

Founder & Head Distiller

Born on the Delmarva peninsula, our head distiller got to Texas as fast as he could. A PhD Chemist with a background in process engineering, Logan first distilled alcohol 30 years ago in graduate school …for budget drinking.


Tony Jimenez

Founder & Distiller

Tony was born and raised in the Austin area where his family bootlegged homemade beer and whiskey near the limestone quarry …during Prohibition. A Navy veteran with a background in equipment engineering, Tony is inspired to revive a legitimate form of his family’s Austin legacy.