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Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine

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Address: 903 Parkway, Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3181
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+1 865-436-6995
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Ole Smoky is the first federally licensed moonshine distillery in the state...

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.

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Always has knowledgeable people.great music always playing.bought jars of shine as birthday presents.received a rolling cooler, due to amount I purchased.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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Kingsley, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We hoped for more variety. We did enjoy looking around and my husband purchased a hat. He just couldn't find the flavor of moon shine he went for.

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Westfield
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They are okay..... but the experience and overall taste is much better at Sugarlands. Also, they don't do full shots when taste sampling and they don't have as great o a selection. My husband and I wanted to try a certain flavor but it wasn't even on their sampling menu. Don't waste your time just go to sugarlands!

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always has knowledgeable people.great music always playing.bought jars of shine as birthday presents.received a rolling cooler, due to amount I purchased.

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Thank Jayne Y
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Never thought I would like moonshine, but an awesome moonshine tasting at Ole Smokey showed me wrong. Some of the flavors taste just like coffee or candy. My husband and I had a great time thanks to one special employee, Gary! We left with several bottles of moonshine and smiles! Definitely check out Ole Smokey moonshine and try the tasting... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are several distilleries in Gatlinburg. This one is tucked away behind Dick's. They have a stage with live bands playing, windows to see the distilling process and a huge store with lots of flavored moonshine, tastings and all kids of goodies to buy.

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Covington, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The best moonshine , very friendly staff and very helpful about their products , definitely a nust visit for couples

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a blast last weekend in Gatlinburg! Ole smokey was a blast! My husband and along with our 12 and 13 year old boys visited in march 2016 and loved it so much we went back this year. We invited another couple and their 13 year old son. They do now charge $5 for moonshine tasting but in return... More 

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Burlington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see! Family fun for both kids and adults. Even if the weather doesn't cooperate for the grand outdoors, there is always something fun for everyone here.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we did the tasting table first with a variety of 13 different ones.my favorite was the peppermint 100 proof. if you like fruit the cherries were very good with a slight taste of chocolate. a must stop when you are there.

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Thank Patrick S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though I'm not much of a drinker, the staff there were SO entertaining! Stopped in to buy a gift not knowing a thing about the "shine" and Rabbit was more than helpful! Even tried a few sips, lol!

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