Belt Buckle Distillery is the first distillery in the Texas mid-west area giving them an irrevocable historical foundation. Belt Buckle specializing in bourbon, whiskey, single malt, vodka, rum, gin, and brandies. Keith outsources production from Midwestern Grain Products (MGP). MGP is the leading U.S. supplier of premium bourbons, whiskeys, distilled gins, and vodkas, headquartered in Atchison, Kansas. One of the distillery’s foundational products is a world-class bourbon; the production of which demands skill, time, and resources. For this reason, while focusing on perfecting Texas made products, Belt Buckle outsources production from high production distilleries buying products at a wholesale price. Sales numbers are based on individual .750 ml. bottles, that are sold to Reed Beverage Inc. in 6 bottle cases. Reed then distributes those bottles to liquor stores, bars, and restaurants. Belt Buckle Distillery, LLC is a 100% male owned business. Keith Sanders began working with the Abilene SBDC in 2018 in developing a business plan and has continued his relationship with the Abilene SBDC. The pandemic did affect the Belt Buckle’s opening date, but Keith was able to push through and keep plans moving, Keith was even an award winner of the 2020 BE in Abilene competition.