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Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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...more
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903 Parkway, Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3181
+1 865-436-6995
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 14, 2010

My husband and I discovered the Ole Smoky Distillery on our trip to Gatlinburg over the July 4th holiday. We were told that their official opening was over the 4th of July weekend (while we were there). We couldn't help but stop in after we...More

17  Thank daisyferret1
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Every time I visit Gatlinburg I stop here to sample moonshine and enjoy music. However, this visit was most unpleasant. My husband and I went here on a Wednesday about 2pm to try a few samples and I was turned away for my drivers license...More

5  Thank Clover87
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Reviewed today

Absolutely worth visiting - really entertaining place with a shop that has high variety of accessories related to whiskey drinking and all kinds of other stuff! Take some time to participate whiskey tasting - you won't be disappointed but do keep an open mind -...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

We stopped by and tasted the moonshines at Ole Smoky and they are good! Our favorite part was definitely Cowboy though, we was so friendly and hilarious!

Thank JessBostick
Reviewed today via mobile

All around great experience. Our staffer was knowledgeable about the shine and very entertaining! There are tons of spots to shop, eat, and even take the gondola up the mountain. The next time I go back to Gatlinburg I’ll be sure to stop by again...More

Thank wjoyoungjr
Reviewed yesterday

Best moonshine in East TN. Great crew working there & you can also watch the process in stages through large glass windows. They also have free entertainment with rocking chairs in the large patio at there Gatlinburg location + they have a store at the...More

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed yesterday

Very much a tourist attraction. It was ok to try this once while in the area. The cost is $5.00 which can be applied toward a purchase in the store. There were musicians playing in the courtyard which was a plus.

Thank karen21029
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a moonshine tasting with MaryBeth and she was nothing short of amazing. Funny, knowledgeable & SO nice! Thank you for making our first ever tasting a very memorable one!

1  Thank eashagray
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to all four of the shops filling a “hooch-hop” passport. Our first stop was Pigeon Forge where Austin was a entertaining as he was informative. My only complaint, if you can even call it that was the lack of any heat inside on...More

Thank armymother
Reviewed 2 days ago

They give you an abundant of flavors to try during the tasting and the a discount towards a purchase if you desire. Not real moonshine of course but a delicious facsimile.

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved it so much we went twice, even bought some home! Joshua was our guide the first time. He was great, funny and informative. Even interacted with our 4 yr old, who obviously wasn’t drinking lol. Would recommend this place to everyone, even if...More

Thank dickie87
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you go to Gatlinburg you have to visit at least one moonshine outlet. When you do a tasting it only cost $5 to sample 12 shines and the bartender is entertaining also a great way to meet fellow travelers. Also when you’re done sampling...More

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October 9, 2018|
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Response from Mary F | Property representative |
We are family friendly and welcome all ages to our retail stores and all the events we have there. Hope to see you soon. Thank you and shine responsibly.
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Tabitha B | Property representative |
Hi Dave, We have a wide selection of flavors with some seasonal flavors that change out. We'd love to have you stop by to see them for yourself and sample some of the world's most awarded moonshine!
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Tabitha B | Property representative |
If you have your receipt and the shirt is unworn, we'll be glad to exchange it for another size for you!