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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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I live in East Tennessee and moonshine is a staple of the region. When they opened this location is was a shock to the region. The experience is great . You can see how the... read more

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Cosby,tn
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Cosby,tn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I live in East Tennessee and moonshine is a staple of the region. When they opened this location is was a shock to the region. The experience is great . You can see how the moonshine is made . I for some reason enjoy the smell. They have a very large variety of samples and the employees are entertaining that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

By far one of the best activities we have done. Testing different moonshines with fruity flavors such pineapple or apple and ending with coffee one was great. You pay $5 to taste 14 types petite shots. And they will give that $5 back if you purchase something. They also had a country band playing live... great music

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We love the taste test and the moonshine! Fun people. Fun shop. We also were able to bring kids in while shopping

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Thank Sarakbovard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best place in town for moonshine tasting. Plenty of kinds to try! The pumpkin and Java moonshines are delicious and will make you buy like 12 jars. And see rabbit, he does a great job with the tastings!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lots of fun and enjoyed sampling the different flavors of moonshine. Must see every visit to Gatlinburg!

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Thank Jessica Z
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an adult feature as you must be "of age" to partake. This is a fun experience as you have the opportunity to sample the various moonshines they sell in their store before you buy anything. The moonshines come in a variety of flavors and "proofs". Some are seasonal flavors such as the pumpkin pie and peppermint and the... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Doug was a wonderful host! Knew his shine. Great visit. Absolutely love the chocolate cherries shine& the Marguerita wasn't bad either.

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Thank kimm15
Asheville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ole Smoky is one of a couple pay and sample moonshine distillers on the strip. $5 to sample various flavors of shine and you get a $5 voucher for purchase. A whole lot of fun, but what I liked most was the live bluegrass type music offered right outside, with rocking chairs to sit for a while. Really awesome way... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love coming here. We come on every visit to Gatlinburg , which is usually 3 to 4 times a year. I can't remember our bartenders name, but he was so much fun. He was red headed and had a beard.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is amazing. Pay $5 for a taste test round of the goods. Absolutely loved this shop and will definitely be back!

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