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“Tasty” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery

Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery
903 Parkway, Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
865-436-6995
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Ranked #6 of 98 things to do in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Ole Smoky is the first federally licensed moonshine distillery in the state of Tennessee. A visit to Ole Smoky is the true moonshine experience. As you approach the entrance, you can detect the distinct smell of our grains cooking and fermenting. You’ll see authentic working moonshine stills and experience the process from beginning to end. Our distillers will take the time to visit with you and answer any questions about the history and lore of moonshining in East Tennessee.After you see, smell and hear about the process, we offer you a taste of our shine for free. Samples of our Original Unaged Corn Whiskey, White Lightnin’ and Moonshine Cherries – plus we offer seasonal and special flavors that aren’t available in package stores. And of course, you’ll be able to buy plenty of moonshine and Ole Smoky merchandise to take home with you.
Rockwood, Tennessee
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“Tasty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The Apple Pie Moonshine is very good. You can sample the different types that they make. The bluegrass music that is played at the distillery is an added bonus with the rocking chairs to sit in to listen to the different bands that they have playing. The Moonshine is very smooth and NO it does not burn going down because it is brewed just right they have it down to an art. THUMBS UP!

Visited February 2014
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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“Fun Way To Spend Some Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

As we were here before noon on a Monday, it hadn't started to pick up just yet.

Not big on alcohol, but there were several cool shirts. "Put the South in your Mouth" is catchy.

The bluegrass banjo player had just started playing when we were leaving, so we caught a tune and put a tip in the jar/bucket/still.

Visited April 2014
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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“Fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

It's commercialized, but what do you expect? It's downtown Gatlinburg. However, they are very, very friendly, generous with their samples, had live music going and we got some fun gifts to bring back to family (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). After getting some free samples, be sure to get sit back in a rocker and listen to some live bluegrass. It's definitely worth a stop.

Visited April 2014
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atlanta,ga
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“Bartenders are Awesome along with the Moonshine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Just got back from Gatlinburg and we visited Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery, I agree the place was packed, but I see why...the moonshine sampling.... I love them all except for the CORN one. I purchased the Apple Pie and Strawberry. If you are a fan of moonshine this is a can't miss place.

Visited April 2014
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Evans, Georgia
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“A must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

With all moonshine craze going on it's worth a visit here.
You can sample all the different flavors and enjoy nightly bands out front.
There's more here than just moonshine

Visited April 2014
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