Firestone & Robertson Distilling

Industry: Consumer Products

Investment Date: November 2013

Headquarters: Fort Worth, TX


Firestone and Robertson Spirits (“F&R”) is a leading craft whiskey distillery headquartered in Fort Worth.  F&R was founded by Leonard Firestone and Troy Robertson with the vision to create a leading Texas-based spirits company.  F&R was initially capitalized in 2011 and launched its initial brand, TX Blended Whiskey, in June 2012.  The Blended Whiskey is already the top selling Texas-based whiskey and was named “Best American Craft Whiskey” at the 2013 San Francisco Spirits Competition, considered the most prestigious spirits competition in the world.  F&R is also aging a straight bourbon that was released in December 2016.