Distiller Mike Cameron
Our special guest is Mike Cameron, the president of the Texas Distilled Spirits Association that is a community of Texans including holders of distilled spirits manufacturers’ licenses, companies that share a common interest with distilled spirits, and individuals that enjoy distilled spirits, all of whom share a passion for hand-crafted local Texas spirits.
Mike Cameron is the Co-founder, President, and COO of Devils River Whiskey based in Texas and available across the U.S., in Canada and constantly expanding its distribution. Since its debut in 2017, Devils River Whiskey has collected a total of 40 medals from international spirits groups.
Recently, Devils River Bourbon Whiskey was awarded a Gold medal from the New York International Spirits Competition and earned a 91 rating from the USA Spirits Ratings in San Francisco. The brand was also identified as the number 1 recommended bourbon for the 2019 holiday season by the USA Spirits Ratings in San Francisco. These, along with 14 previously awarded medals, brings the total to 16 for Devils River Whiskey Bourbon. Additionally, Devils River Barrel Strength Bourbon had noteworthy success winning Gold at both the Asia International Beverage Competition and New York’s Fifty Best.
Our host Ceslie Armstrong’s conversation with long time pal Mike Cameron reveals a lot of facts and information about what it means to qualify as a Bourbon in the U.S.; the state of the rapidly growing industry; and, Cameron’s passion for distilling and his 360 degree business approach that is beneficial to the earth, farmers, ranchers, and other makers around the globe.