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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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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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Fun stop, a bit pushy on the selling

The little distillery display was informative and educational. A few colorful distillers were on hand to answer questions. The courtyard was lovely, particularly decked out for... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

The little distillery display was informative and educational. A few colorful distillers were on hand to answer questions. The courtyard was lovely, particularly decked out for the holidays. They had a bluegrass band playing on stage with a sea of rocking chairs for people to enjoy. The shop itself was a bit of a letdown for our group. They only... More 

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking time to write a review about your recent visit to Tennessee’s First Legal Moonshine Distillery. We are glad you stopped by and hope you can make it back again soon to pick up some more of our Award Winning Moonshine. Remember to always Shine Responsibly! More 

Woodstock, Georgia
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Although Ole Smokey was the first moonshine distillery in TN, it definitely is not the best. We've been several times over several different occasions, and the quality keeps getting worse. The "bartenders" only fill up the cup halfway and the $5 coupons can only be used 2 at a time, unlike Sugarlands where you can use as many coupons as... More 

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We appreciate you stopping by and sampling some of our Award Winning Moonshine. Remember to Shine Responsibly! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

You can't beat the chance to try over a dozen different moonshines for $5!! Plus get a $5 coupon, so if you buy something, they were free!!

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

Thank you for the review about your visit to Ole Smoky. We appreciate you letting our family be a part of your visit to the Great Smoky Mountains and we hope you make it back to visit again soon! Shine Responsibly! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We had such awesome experience at ole smokey Tennesse. The moonshine was great. The workers were friendly , helpful, and you definitely have to ask for Macey. She is awesome , friendly, and funny. Everyone who worked there and we spoke to were friendly. They all seem to know what they wear talking about . Thank you for the great... More 

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your recent visit to the Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler. We appreciate you stopping by and sampling some of our Award Winning Moonshine. Make sure you come back to visit us again really soon! Shine Responsibly! More 

Wake Village
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had a blast at ole smoky moonshine. You get to sample the shine and benji the bar tender had a line for every flavor. Had some awesome gifts too.

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review about your visit to our distillery. We appreciate you stopping by Tennessee's First Legal Moonshine Distillery and are glad to hear you had a wonderful time! Hope you can make it back to Ole Smoky again soon! Shine responsibly! More 

Macomb, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were walking through Downtown Gatlinburg and there are several different Moonshine Distilleries and Shops, however this is the one that caught our eye, and we had been seeing a lot of other people carrying bags from here of stuff they bought. The shop itself is really nice and filled with tons of different kinds of moonshine.... More 

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a nice review for us. We really appreciate you dropping by and letting our family be part of your visit to the Great Smoky Mountains. We hope you can come back and visit with us again soon! Shine Responsibly! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Tasted Moonshine today, all different flavors. Katie was pouring the shots for all of us in her area. She did a great job selling the moonshine, her personality was the best!

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your recent visit to Tennessee's First Legal Moonshine Distillery. We are glad to hear you had such a wonderful time with us. Make sure you come back to visit often, you are part of the Ole Smoky Family now! Shine Responsibly! More 

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

What a great place to get your first taste of "shine" or just whet your thirst for a sip. Great moonshine, great music outside, and Katy is a phenomenal guide to the all the flavors of the moonshine sold. Thanks for a great time.

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review for Ole Smoky. We really appreciate you letting us be a part of your visit to Gatlinburg. Make sure you come back and see us again really soon! Shine Responsibly! More 

Chico, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We just enjoyed our first moonshine tasting and our server Lucy was entertaining as she guided us through the 13 different flavors that were served. Big kudos to the treatment of those in the military because not only did each employee thank my brother in-law for his service, they gave him 15 percent off everything in the store.

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review for us about your visit! We appreciate you stopping by and letting our family be a part of your visit to Gatlinburg. We hope you make it back again soon! Shine Responsibly! More 

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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

For 5 dollars each we got to try all of their different flavors of Moonshine. The servers were funny and atmosphere was great. Right outside the doors they had a band playing while people got to relax in rocking chairs.

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Travis H, Guest Relations Manager at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, responded to this review

We appreciate you dropping by and taking time to leave us a great review. Thank you for your kind words and please make sure you come back to visit us again soon! Shine Responsibly! More 

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