December 11, 2021

The Prideful Goat 6yr Rye Whiskey Distillery Release

The newest member of the herd, that we’ve dubbed “Baby Goat” is finally here!
Join us for The Prideful Goat, 6-Yr Old Rye Whiskey Distillery Release at Gulf Coast Distillers.
You are now able to reserve your bottle by registering for 1 ticket or 2 tickets through the Ticket link! One ticket = 1 bottle reserved, two tickets = 2 bottles reserved. You may reserve a maximum of two bottles if you have not purchased a bottle from Gulf Coast Distillers in the last 30 days from December 11th. At the time of sale at the launch event, the buyer must be present and must show a valid ID that matches the reservation ticket in order to receive the bottles.
You will have a window on December 11th from 11am – 1pm to pick up your reserved bottles from the Gulf Coast Distillers Tasting Room located at 5610 Clinton Dr, Houston, TX 77020. If you arrive after 1pm, you will lose your reservation and need to proceed to the general public line to purchase a bottle.
The non-registered line to purchase a bottle opens on December 11th at 1pm, without a guarantee of bottle availability at that time.
Register today to ensure your bottle of our 6-Yr Old Rye Whiskey! Available while supplies last.
Registration will close 24 hours before the time of the event.
*Price per bottle of The Prideful Goat at the GCD Tasting Room is $59.99. This ticket is only to reserve your bottles, and full payment plus tax will be taken on-site.*

July 29, 2021

Whiskey & Wings

Join Gulf Coast Distillers for Whiskey & Wings to celebrate National Wing Day!

Enjoy a flight of our eight signature wings + a cocktail flight featuring Giant Texas Whiskey for $20.

Can you take the heat? The first 6 people to finish our 3 Hella Hot Wings + 3 mystery peppers will receive a mystery gift bag from our Gift Shop. See you there! 🍗🌶️🔥


Every Wednesday Night 

Industry Night

Industry Night is all-day every Wednesday at Gulf Coast Distillers. All industry employees will receive 10% off their tabs on Wednesdays, upon request. This offer even includes our All Day Happy Hour on Wednesdays!

Ask your server for more details. See you there!

Every Thursday Night  //  except 7/29

Allocated Steak Night

Join us for Allocated Steak Night at Gulf Coast Distillers. Swing by every Thursday starting on July 15th. What’s on the menu?


COMBO 1: 8oz prime hand-cut Ribeye (MKT Price) + two sides
COMBO 2: 8oz prime hand-cut Ribeye (MKT Price) + two sides + $5 cocktail


Offer only available while supplies last. And don’t worry, our regular menu will still be available upon request.


July 23, 2021

Giant Texas’ Surf ‘n Turf Pairings Dinner

Join us for a four-course dinner with cocktail pairings with each course!

Come join us for our Giant Texas Whiskey’s Surf ‘n Turf Dinner, part of our newest pairing dinner series hosted by Gulf Coast Distillers. Enjoy a relaxing evening with a four-course dinner, each with a whiskey cocktail pairing guided by our Head Chef, Patrick Ellis and Head Distiller, Julian Giraldo. What’s on the menu?

1st course – Butter lettuce salad – Butter lettuce, Olives, Panko, Manchego, Apple cider vinegar and honey vinaigrette, and chives

Giant Texas Drink Pairing: Welcome Drink – Giant Texas Mule


2nd course – Crab cake with sunchoke puree and roasted pepper cream sauce

Giant Texas Drink Pairing: Elderberry Sour Featuring our Giant Texas Rye


3rd course – NY Strip with roasted baby carrots and white cheddar potato mash

Giant Texas Drink Pairing: Giant Texas 91 Old Fashioned


4th course – Chocolate Mousse Cake

Giant Texas Drink Pairing: Giant Texas Brandy Sidecar

July 3, 2021

Longhorn Whiskey’s Red, White & BBQ

Let’s start the Independence Day celebrations early!

Come out and join us for Longhorn Whiskey’s Red White and BBQ at our tasting room on July 3rd at 11am. We will be featuring refreshing Longhorn Whiskey Cocktails and mouth-watering Texas BBQ to boot! We will also be running a special on Longhorn Whiskey Merch and retail bottles for a limited time.

Swing by when we open at 11am to join the fun! Come hungry AND thirsty! All ages are welcome.

June 12, 2021

Gin Fest

Celebrate World Gin Day at Gin Fest!

Celebrate World Gin Day at Gin Fest! Come to Gulf Coast Distillers for an immersive gin tasting experience with our signature spirit, Bluebonnet Gin. Enjoy a gin blending, educational class with our Head Distiller, Julian Giraldo and ESPN’s Whiskey Neat Host Kristopher Hart. They will walk you through various gins, pre-macerated in botanicals to make the perfect cocktail. Our special guest, Jojo Martinez will then host a cocktail class on how to make two of your own signature gin cocktails using your unique blend of gins for one cocktail and our Signature Bluebonnet Gin to make another specialty cocktail.

What’s included in your ticket? You will receive the class, a full deconstruction of all 5 Botanicals, two gin cocktails and a cocktail tool kit including a shaker, cocktail spoon, muddle, jigger and dust cap. Special edition, Bluebonnet Gin bottles will be available for purchase as well as delicious food from our food truck. We will also have a unique, gin-centric cocktail menu available in our tasting room just for World Gin Day. Reserve your tickets today!

May 27, 2021

Flight Night

Flight Night at Gulf Coast Distillers as part of our Whiskey 101 Series!

Join us for Flight Night at Gulf Coast Distillers as part of our Whiskey 101 Series! Our Head Distiller, Julian Giraldo and host of ESPN Whiskey Neat, Kris Hart will walk you through some of our signature Texas Spirits.

What’s on the menu? Of course, a welcome cocktail made with our signature Bluebonnet Gin. For the flight, we will feature our Giant Texas Rye Whiskey, an exclusive first-time tasting of our upcoming Giant Bourbon 100 Proof, our fan-favorite Giant Brandy AND a blending exercise for The Prideful Goat Batch 3. Food will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Book your tickets today!

March 14, 2020

Boots, Bourbon, & BBQ!

Dear Friends of Ben’s Den,

As the Coronavirus concerns have grown over the past week, in an abundance of caution we have decided it is in the interest of public health to postpone our much-anticipated “Boots, Bourbon & BBQ” event scheduled this Saturday, March 14th.

Since this virus and its path are unknown at this time, we are currently unable confirm the new date, but we will let you know. Everyone’s health and safety are important to us, we hope you understand why we made this decision.

If you have already purchased a ticket for this Saturday’s, “Boots, Bourbon & BBQ” event, we will be working on ticket refunds. Stay tuned for updates.

Our regular opening hours, including tours, will continue as usual – and our distillery and brewing operations continue without any changes.

Be sure to continue to follow Ben’s Den on Facebook or Instagram for future announcements!  Please feel free to reach out with any questions. You can reach our Marketing Manager, Sarah, at 713-341-2255 or

February 22, 2020

Mardi Gras Party at Ben’s Den

About This Event

Come join us at Ben’s Den Tasting Room this Saturday, February 22nd from 11 am 8 pm for our Mardi Gras Celebration! Spice up your Saturday with food and booze.

Here is what you can expect:

  • Free tours at 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.
  • Happy Hour all day
  • Red beans & rice (First come first serve)
  • HOMEMADE king cake ice cream either by the scoop or Affogato (First come first serve)