“We were terrified about getting caught, you need licenses to start distilling, you need about 50 or 60 licenses to even get started. So we decided to be a little sneaky about it and started distilling in a cave in West Austin.”
Mandy Spivey has been exploring the hidden treasures of Austin since 2007 when she uprooted from her home base in Dallas to pursue a degree in advertising at the University of Texas. Needless to say, she never wanted to leave. This classy lady enjoys a quiet afternoon spent crafting, loves traversing the Texas Hill Country and West Texas, likes teaching her crazy Weimaraner new tricks, and tries to have a nice latte everyday. She studies leather making on the side, proving she is indeed a true Texan. Her website is where she merges her myriad of loves into one place.