That sweet southern culture that flowed through the Appalachian Mountains since the first of the mountain folk set up camp in the Great Smokies still remains strong to this day! Moonshine distilleries that call Tennessee home are some of the finest in the world and not to be missed.

Ole Smoky Distillery Row of Moonshine Bottles

Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery

Take a tour through one of the world’s most popular moonshine brands, Ole Smoky Moonshine. Visit distilleries, or as they like to call them, ‘The Hollers’, in either Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge and browse through the eclectic variety of flavors and proofs, perfect for souvenir-lovers! From cooking to the fermentation of grains, watch the authentic moonshine process from start to finish. At the end of your tour, treat yourself to a free taste of the homegrown-shine! Or choose from over 8 famous flavors, including seasonal and special flavors, that aren’t sold in package stores; stock up!

Sugarlands Distillery

Sugarlands Distilling Company

Once called a “moonshiners’ paradise,” Gatlinburg is home to the Sugarlands Distilling Company. American Peach, Silver Cloud, and Dynamic Cinnamon are just a few of the many moonshine flavors you’ll be dying to try at Sugarlands Distilling Company. This beautifully aged barn was once a dilapidated structure. Witness the handcrafted process of a truly one-of a-kind moonshine. Learn about the company’s rich history in the industry. Just don’t forget to take a jar or two home with you after your tour! If you’re a fan of the TV series “Moonshiners” you’ll recognize the people behind the Legends series. They feature the recipes of Mark and Digger, Jim Tom Hedrick, Mark Rogers, and Steven Tickle. Sugarlands started their “Whiskey Project,” with three different batches in 2016.

Ole Smoky Whiskey Distillery

The Ole Smoky Barrelhouse in downtown Gatlinburg is home to the variety of whiskey blends served up by Ole Smoky Whiskey Distillery. After four years of aging in white oak barrels, we carefully hand-picked our barrels based on taste and color. Take home your favorites as most of the whiskeys are available exclusively at the Barrelhouse.