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Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine

903 Parkway, Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3181
+1 865-436-6995
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Day Tour: Moonshine and Wine Tasting from Gatlinburg
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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. 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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rocking chairs” (302 reviews)
“free samples” (373 reviews)
“blue flame” (91 reviews)
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903 Parkway, Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3181
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Reviewed yesterday

Kathleen made our experience there very fun and helped narrow down our choice of shine to purchase, and had very fun stories for each shine that could be purchased.

Thank Cody S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I tried the whiskey, fun and full of jokes. You show ID and pay $5., then get a $5. Off coupon. I would recommend this place to all my friends. I liked it better than the moonshine. They had lots of merchandise, cute shirts, hats,...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome moonshine and people. Got 6 bottles because of Caleb and Joss! Ole Smoky Moonshine is the place to be. Cheers!

Thank Bryan T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kathleen was our bartender for the tasting and even with the funny (but corny) jokes she was awesome. My husband and I had a blast with her. We ended up buying a case 🤣 If you go which you should, make sure you do a...More

Thank Jacalyn F
Reviewed yesterday

Kathleen was awesome and had us so entertained! She had some pretty funny jokes too. We always love stopping in for some shine, good service and listening to some great music in the holler! This time my new favorite was butter pecan!! OMGGG

Thank mdecair12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped by here while walking through the town. We decided to get the samples and boy where we glad. This place was hopping. The excitement and pulse of this place is amazing. And the Moonshine well it is the really good! You will not...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cool shop and atmosphere. Band was jamming outside and it added to the experience. Moonshine tasting was a blast. Boone was our “shinetender” and had some funny jokes and a heavy pour. Met some great people at the tasting who we hung out with the...More

Thank bfras27
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to experience. Enjoyed trying all the samples. Employees are super friendly and really look like they enjoy their jobs. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visit Ole Smoky every time we come to Gatlinburg; which is usually once a year. I am disappointed that they started charging $5/person for tasting, but moonshine isn’t free, right? The Mountain Java is by far the best in my opinion. Must try!

Thank jstargell
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took part in the moonshine tasting here and it was great! The moonshine is great and my server, Kathleen, was very entertaining!! She had everyone laughing.

Thank wsoles
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Valerie H
17 November 2017|
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Response from CyndiBoley | Reviewed this property |
It isn't a "tour" you can watch through a window. Be prepared for the smell it stinks to high heaven lol. As far as I remember the only cost is to do the taste testing. It is worthwhile to do the taste testing they make it... More
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wonderlust248
30 October 2017|
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Response from Amy H | Reviewed this property |
It’s not really that kind of bar. It’s more like a store with a bar in the middle where you taste the moonshine. However, right outside the store is a bunch if rocking chairs in front of a stage where they play live music.
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radhikanachimuthu
7 October 2017|
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Response from Dwarf1966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , they can go in but must be an arms length away from the bar.
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