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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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Love the whole idea of shine tasting before buying! The staff is very friendly and they usually have a nice band outside to listen to!

Reviewed 25 November 2016
Kelly F
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Love the whole idea of shine tasting before buying! The staff is very friendly and they usually have a nice band outside to listen to!

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Thank Kelly F
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 with our family here at Ole Smoky Moonshine. We are glad you had a wonderful time and we look forward to your return in the near future. Shine Responsibly! More 

DUBAI (United Arab Emirates)
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The Ole Smoky Moonshine was first and foremost in Gatlinburg-Tennessee, the Distillery Display and Sampling were Informative only to some extent. The Staff were too Fast in Detailed explanation but more towards Selling their products. Really good stuff to buy for personal & Gifting Consumption. They can come up with Miniature or Smaller sampling Sizes with cost effective methods so... More 

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

Thank you for dropping by our distillery here in downtown Gatlinburg Tennessee. We really appreciate you stopping by and spending some time with us on your visit. We hope you get to come back and see us again soon! Shine Responsibly! More 

Tuscaloosa
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I visited here not sure what I was expecting. In fact, it was much like the same type place down the road. Actually, I was looking for some good whiskey and shine. Instead I walked into a bubble gum world of "shiners" eating cotton candy and riding unicorns. Seriously, this is definitely for the not so serious shine seeker. The... More 

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

Thank you for writing a review. Unfortunately, it sounds like you left your review on the wrong distillery. We do not have Butter Pecan or Peanut Butter and Jelly flavored moonshine concoctions. That would be our neighbors down the street. We hope you can visit us at the Authentic Ole Smoky Distillery in the near future. Thank you again and... More 

Tullahoma, Tennessee
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came through this location recently anticipating being able to taste some shine and bring some home as a gifts to ourselves. 😏 immediately upon walking into Ole Smokey we were greeted by the warm smiles of employees who clearly enjoyed their jobs. We had the pleasure of being educated on several different moonshine flavors and also... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words. We really appreciate you dropping by the Holler and letting our family be a part of your visit to Gatlinburg. Make sure you come back to Tennessee’s First Legal Moonshine Distillery again soon, our seasonal flavors are always changing. Shine Responsibly! More 

Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 23 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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Thank EmBentley
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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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 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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Thank abbysandlin
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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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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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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14 reviews
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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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Thank D'Aun V
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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Reviewed 22 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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Thank Taylor C
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 

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