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Short Mountain Distillery

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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We had been to SMD several times but had never done at cocktail class until today! What a joy that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Erika G
San Francisco, California
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Day trip

Great place, food, drinks, local music, domestic beer for those who are beer drinkers, like me... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
John H
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“organic farm”(2 reviews)
Short Mountain Distillery is Tennessee's sixth distillery making authentic small-batch, Tennessee Moonshine, Bourbon and other fine products from corn grown & stone-milled on our 300 acre working farm in Cannon County, Tennessee. The distillery...more
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8280 Short Mountain Rd, Woodbury, TN 37190-5330
+1 615-216-0830
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to SMD several times but had never done at cocktail class until today! What a joy that was! Foster was a breath of fresh air! His personality and charisma really made the afternoon enjoyable! Jeff was also really funny and entertaining!! We...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Great place, food, drinks, local music, domestic beer for those who are beer drinkers, like me, very family friendly, highly recommend

Thank John H
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This is one of the many distilleries on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail. The distillery is a nice well kept clean distillery . The staff and tour guide was excellent. This was one of my favorite distilleries on the trail. It is located on a 420...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Awesome is how I would describe Short Mountain Distillery (SMD). We were looking for something to do over the Labor Day weekend and decided we should check out one of Tennessee’s many distillery opportunities. We read briefly about Short Mountain Distillery and decided it would...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

I would put this on your next place to visit when you are next close to Woodbury TN. A wonderful experience to enjoy the story's and some of the history behind the moonshine. Jeff was great fun to be with for well over an hour....More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I love this place! They always host fun events and the dining experience is great! And don't forget the moonshine! Highly recommend for a wonderful, unique experience!

Thank Abi W
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Our tour guide was knowledgeable about the old time history and processes of making moonshine, and showed their current process of making whiskey. The moonshine and whiskey tasting was generous. The food and service in the Stillhouse Restaurant are very good, too. Experience all of...More

Thank Paulette W
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Spent a fun filled hour learning from Jeff, the resident bard, how old fashioned moonshine is made. Jeff was entertaining and passionate about subject - making moonshine. The setting is Tennessee beautiful and the restaurant filled with good things to eat. Fried green tomatoes, meatloaf...More

Thank raja8385
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This was a great experience. The food and service were outstanding as well as the drinks. We did the Distillery Tour and the Mixology Class. Both were entertaining, educational and just plain fun.

Thank yahnco
Reviewed August 4, 2018

This was a return visit to try the restaurant for first time, it was just average for me and my friends in our opinion, prices were a little too high for what you received, I had a Patty Melt and fries, and have gotten better...More

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Jennifer K
September 20, 2018|
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Response from Cindy B | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend doing it online or call. If you show up and they are booked then you wasted a long drive. It fills up fast because it is such a short tour and the venue is very small. Check Groupon for deals. It comes and... More
September 20, 2015|
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Response from 2xofus | Reviewed this property |
They have sold out of 2015 supply two weeks ago. We tried the local bottle shop where there was supposed to some but to no avail. We tried a nip in the cafe but they were in short supply too.