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Cocke County Moonshine Distillery

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small but fun short stop!

Although this distillery store & tasting room was small the staff was friendly & knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Newport News, Virginia
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Pleasantly surprised!

Stopped into this quaint little distillery after we were unable to stop in to see the Popcorn... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Jennifer K
Zionville, North Carolina
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28 May 2018
“Small but fun short stop!”
19 Jan 2018
“Real Moonshine made on premises!”
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337 Old Knoxville Hwy, Newport, TN 37821-2898
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Although this distillery store & tasting room was small the staff was friendly & knowledgeable. Learned a little local moonshine history, about moonshine distillery and tasted their products which were MUCH better than some of the larger distilleries we visited! Our group of 8 liked...More

Thank vwhatley
Reviewed 20 January 2018

If you are visiting the are and want to sample REAL moonshine, this is the place. It is all small batch using real fruits and no artificial flavors used! I have had the opportunity to sample the private label shine and this is as close...More

Thank Bill_34769
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Cocke County Copper Liquor Moonshine is a small distillery in Newport, Tennessee. Copper Liquor is part of the recently established Tennessee Whisky Trail. Copper Liquor is absolutely worth visiting and offers a very smooth range of honey moonshines. During our visit we enjoyed the tasting....More

Thank jiedne
Arvis K, Owner at Cocke County Moonshine Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Just letting you know if you read the side of the bottle is says please shake well before drinking as we use pure mountain honey and it settles on the bottom. Thanks Cocke County Disitllery

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

According to Trip Advisor it opens at 10:00 am EST. Arrived shortly before 11:00 and there was no one there.

Thank k8_thegr8_rn
Arvis K, Owner at Cocke County Moonshine Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

We apologize for not being here, We were closed for an event that day and we didn't have a trip adviser account at the time to post that. Thanks Cocke County Distillery

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Was in Hot Springs NC and noticed that there was a distillery not too far away. Took the short drive and found this awesome place! Tasted a few samples and decided on the Honey Moonshine. Great tasting and very smooth with a nice honey finish....More

Thank DK1957
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Found the distillery up the hill from the main road-easy to miss when driving by. Pulled in and seemed to be closed. Sign on door said to go to employee entrance. Just as we got the door a wonderful gentleman came out and escorted us...More

2  Thank George C
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped into this quaint little distillery after we were unable to stop in to see the Popcorn Sutton Distillery. I am glad we did!! It's just getting started and it's not flashy like the other moonshine distillerys that you see in Gatlinburg; however the moonshine...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My employees and I from Brandywine creek ,went for a tasting was treated very well by Orvis had a tour of the plant. we all enjoyed it very much , and we bought T-shirts and had a great time we will be back and recommend...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We made the mistake of going into Gatlinburg to a distillery. So crowded!!! We asked a local where to buy and he steered us to this distillery. Their ancestors were originally up in the hills making moonshine. We were impressed with their operations. This is...More

2  Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome stop for real moonshine! The owner was fantastic, everything is made right there. The information about shine the owner gave was informative and the prices were really good. He let us sample before we bought. That is a plus! Check it out you won't...More

Thank Ed S
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