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“Fun buzz”

Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
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$50.00*
and up
Day Tour: Moonshine and Wine Tasting from Gatlinburg
Ranked #4 of 109 things to do in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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 tastings of our Award winning shine! Samples of our Original Unaged Corn Whiskey, White Lightnin' and Moonshine Cherries as well as Apple Pie and Blackberry flavors - 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.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Greensboro
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Fun buzz”
Reviewed March 7, 2014

They give out free sample shots. They take shifts of people and go through their entire selection of "moonshine". They have some sweet, schnapps tasting moon shine and couple of the strong ones. They are all pretty good, the strong stuff is strong, but if you are going to buy anything, that is where you will get the most bang for your buck. They have a buy 2 get .... special all the time. We ended up buying 3 and will make our own "schnapps" type from the white lightening. The staff were great, funny and engaging. A must stop in Gatlinburg. It will make your trip in the crazy town much more tolerable.

Visited February 2014
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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“Fun tourist trap”
Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Very cool place, moonshine is tasty, merchandise is cool......but everything is overpriced. Bartender was very knowledgable and able to give lots of information. Moonshine was buy 2 get 1 half off so I bought a few jars for folks back home. I got myself caught in the tourist trap, but I guess that's what vacations all about.

Visited March 2014
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“White lightning.... and more”
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Very nice gift shop, self guided distillery tour, and tasting station. I tried all varities and really liked the peach. Fun way to pass about 30-45 mins.

Visited March 2014
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Mississippi Gulf Coast, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great tasting, prices high”
Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

I had heard great things about this moonshine from coworkers. It was just ok. I didn't end up buying any, the price wasn't worth it for me. The tasting was fun. Definitely worth a quick stop, took about 15 minutes.

Visited March 2014
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Kingsland, Georgia
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“tasty”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

the moonshine is good, sales folks were nice, atmosphere was great, ... set up to handle large crowds? not at all. Area was very difficult to navigate and nothing really "flowed"

Visited March 2014
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