Spirits Handcrafted in Small Batches
Clifford Distilling, LLC is a veteran-owned and operated distillery in Texas.
All whiskeys are 101 proof and made in honor of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY and all rums are 82 proof in honor of the 82nd division in Fort Brag, NC. All our spirits are handcrafted made in small batches.
The Clifford Reserve was created to honor both sides of Sean Clifford’s family (Owner of Clifford Distilling). This double finished straight whiskey is the smoothest whiskey that you will ever drink. Even though Sean started learning the whiskey craft at the young of 3 and mastering basic corn whiskey at 10, it took 30 more years of learning to make his reserve. The 95 proof is to honor one of the greatest divisions to exist, The 95th Infantry Division of the United States Army. Today it exists as the 95th Training Division, a component of the United States Army. Today it exists as the 95th Training Division, a component of the United States Army Reserve headquartered at Fort Sil, Oklahoma. Renowned for fighting back fierce German counterattacks, the division earned the nickname “Iron Men of Metz” for fighting to liberate and defend the town. They had many more accomplishments to read about. Please honor this unit by learning of their sacrifices!
Red Fort Reserve
Three whiskey enthusiasts from India joined forces with a seasoned whiskey maker in Texas to create a spirit that embodies their shared heritage. Inspired by the legendary Red Fort in Delhi, a testament to timeless resilience, we give you a taste of freedom. Red Fort Reserve pulls the caramel and spices from the American White Oak, combining the depth of Indian tradition with the boldness and complexity of Texan whiskey. Crafted using the finest grains grown in Texas and water from the Neches River, the whiskey is finished twice in American White Oak, yielding a smooth yet bold spirit that everyone will love. As you savor Red Fort Reserve, you experience a fine whiskey that represents the true spirit of friendship, diversity, and the rich tapestry of cultures that have come together.
Clifford Select is a premium small batch straight whiskey aged in American White Oak. It is 90 proof to honor the 90th Infantry Division. The 90th Infantry Division (Tough ‘Ombres), was a unit of the United States Army that served in World War I and World War II. Its lineage is carried on by the 90th Sustainment Brigade, which is split between the state of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. The 90th had so many more accomplishments to read about. Please honor this unit by learning of their sacrifices!
Clifford Mountain Water
Clifford Mountain Water recipe was handed down through generations to Sean Clifford by his Family in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Sean retired from the Army at Fort Hood, Texas and decided to open a distillery in Texas. This corn whiskey is 101 proof to honor the 101st ABN Div at Fort Campbell, KY where Sean spent most of his career. Please honor his unit by learning their sacrifices! While the whiskey is Handcrafted in Texas, we still make it the was Tennessee Whiskey has been made for the last few hundred years. Enjoy the taste of Homemade.
Texas Clear Whiskey - The Battle of Gonzales was the first battle of the Texas Revolution and occurred on October 2, 1835. Santa Anna alleged the Texan settlers would try to declare independence when he overthrew the Mexican Constitution in the year 1835, so he ordered the Mexican army to disarm the town of Gonzales of a small cannon loaned to them to protect themselves against Native American raids. The Texians refused to give back the cannon and arrested the soldiers that came to retrieve it.
On October 2, 1835, the Mexican camp was attacked by the Texians. The cannons were loaded with scrap iron and fired the shot beginning the revolution while flying their new “Come and Take It” flag.
The San Patricio
The San Patricio is a Texas rum. The Battle of San Patricio was fought between Texian rebels and the Mexican army on February 27, 1836, during the Texas Revolution.
The battle commenced as a result of the outgrowth of the Texian Matamoros Expedition. The battle also marked the beginning of the Goliad Campaign, the Mexican offensive to retake the Texas Gulf Coast that took place in and around San Patricio.
The San Jacinto
The San Jacinto is a Texas clear rum. The Battle of San Jacinto, known as Batalla de San Jacinto in Spanish, was fought on April 21, 1836, in Pasadena, Texas. A decisive battle of the Texas Revolution, led by General Samuel Houston. The Texan Army engaged and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna's Mexican army in a fight that lasted just 18 minutes.
The San Antonio
A Texas whiskey that is double-aged, flavored, and colorful with oak chips. The Battle of the Alamo, fought between February 23 and March 6, 1836, was pivotal in the Texas Revolution. Following the 13-day siege, the Mexican troops of President General Antonio López de Santa Anna reclaimed the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar, the modern-day San Antonio, Texas, United States, killing most Texians and Tejanos.
Santa Anna's cruelty during the battle inspired many Texians and Tejanos to join the Texian Army. Buoyed by a desire for revenge, the Texians defeated the Mexican Army at the Battle of San Jacinto, ending the rebellion on April 21, 1836.
The Goliad is a Texas whiskey, single-aged, flavored, and colored with oak chips. The Goliad massacre is an event of the Texas Revolution on March 27, 1836, following the Battle of Coleto, where 425 to 445 prisoners of war from the Texian Army, the Republic of Texas, were executed in the town of Goliad, Texas. Commander Colonel James Fannin was among the killed. The killing was executed on the orders of General and President of Mexico Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Despite the appeals for clemency by General José de Urrea, the massacre was reluctantly carried out by Lt. Colonel José Nicolás de la Portilla.
The Port Arthur Gin
Port Arthur (PA) was founded in 1898 by Arthur Stillwell when he built the first railroad from Kansas City southward to the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. PA would become a major site for petrochemical industries and global trade. The port officially opened with the arrival of the British steamer Saint Oswald in 1899. Today, the port of PA is one of the busiest ports in the state of Texas, receiving and shipping goods from all across the glob. Thanks to current visionaries like A. Morris Albright and many more, PA is once again growing and on track to return to its glory days. PA is now home to Clifford Distilling, LLC.