Leanderthal Distilling opens tasting room in Leander

Leanderthal Distilling's new tasting room is now open. (Courtesy Leanderthal Distilling)
Leanderthal Distilling's new tasting room is now open. (Courtesy Leanderthal Distilling)

Leanderthal Distilling's new tasting room is now open. (Courtesy Leanderthal Distilling)

Leanderthal Distilling—a vodka, gin, blue agave spirit and liqueur maker—has opened its tasting room, according to a Dec. 4 press release from the business. Dubbed the Leanderthal Lounge, the tasting room features a menu of craft cocktails, bottle sales, apparel, board games, music and more.

“We’re something really different for Leander,” Leanderthal Distilling founder Scott Calame said in the release. “We’re a unique destination for fine cocktails, conversation, and entertainment. And with our range of products, we have a cocktail bar with something for everyone.”

The lounge is located next to the distillery at 11894 Hero Way West, Leander. The walls will be decorated with art by local artists, and the business is working on having live music from local songwriters on Thursday nights.

While food is not on the menu, Leanderthal Distilling plans to have food trucks in the future, according to Calame. Guests can also bring in food from nearby restaurants.

The Leanderthal Lounge hours are currently Fridays from 4-9 p.m. and Saturdays from 1-9 p.m.


512-697-9127. www.leanderthaltx.com
By Marisa Charpentier

Reporter, Cedar Park | Leander

Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.



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