• Chef/Owner of Iconic Austin Ice-House Credited as Originator of Texas' Ranch Water Cocktail

    1 month ago - By Restaurant News

    Ranch 616 opened in Austin in 1998, featuring the original Ranch Water cocktail, and has helped spread the drink through Texas
    Austin, TX Ranch 616 , the iconic South-Texas-style Ice House located in downtown Austin since 1998 and home of the original Ranch Water, receives long overdue originator credit in today's The Washington Post article, “How to make Ranch Water, the tequila-lime cocktail that keeps so many Texans cool.”
    “The closest I found to a plausible originator and namer is Kevin Williamson, chef and owner of Ranch 616 in Austin, who says that he has had the drink on the menu...
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