Map & Guide

{ The Tennessee Whiskey Trail }

Home to a growing number of distilleries, the Tennessee spirits landscape is ever-changing.

TENNESSEE DISTILLERIES

Collier and McKeel

Nashville, TN. Collier and McKeel produces a Tennessee Whiskey, a White Dog, and a Vodka. They were one of the first producers of a true TN Whiskey after the 2009 law change. Currently operating under the license of SPEAKeasy Spirits.
{Tours By Request}

Corsair

Nashville, TN. Arguably one of the most innovative distilleries in the state, Corsair produces a veritable cornucopia of spirits, including: Triple Smoke, Ryemagedon, and Quinoa Whiskies. Corsair distills all their whiskies in their Nashville location at Marathon Village, and all other spirits in their original distillery in Bowling Green, KY.
{Tours Yes}

East Tennessee Distillery

Piney Flats, TN. Makers of Roberson’s Tennessee Mellomoon. Also offer Peach, Strawberry and Coconut variations. Follow them on Facebook for more information.
{Tours By Request}

George Dickel

Cascade Hollow, Tullahoma, TN. The other Tennessee Whiskey.
{Tours Yes}

Jack Daniel’s

Lynchburg, TN. Makers of the world’s top selling whiskey.
{Tours Yes}

Ole Smoky

Gatlinburg, TN. The state’s first legal moonshine distillery, Ole Smoky is leaving its mark on the Trail and the spirits industry as a whole. Producers of various flavors of shine and experimenting with aged whiskey to boot.
{Tours Yes}

Gatlinburg Barrelhouse

Gatlinburg, TN. Maker of 5 spirits and sister company to Ole Smoky. Gatlinburg Barrelhouse bottles a Tennessee Whiskey, a blended whiskey, a cinnamon whiskey, a vodka and a salty caramel liqueur. Currently only available in their showroom in Gatlinburg, but setting up for wider distribution.
{Tours Yes}

Popcorn Sutton 

Nashville, TN. Perhaps the most recognized name in moonshine, Popcorn Sutton Distillery has partnered with Hank Williams Jr. and operates in an adjacent facility to Corsair in Marathon Village.
{Tours By Request}

Prichard’s Distillery

Kelso, TN. Opened by Phil Prichard in 1997, the Prichard’s name has been synonymous with premium Rums and now stellar Whiskies. Their varieties span the spectrum of flavor profiles. You’re sure to find one that hits the spot.
{Tours Yes}

Short Mountain Distillery

Woodbury, TN. Tennessee’s sixth distillery making authentic small-batch, Tennessee Moonshine, Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey from corn grown and stone-milled on a 300 acre working farm in Cannon County, Tennessee.
{Tours Yes}

SPEAKeasy Spirits

Nashville, TN. SPEAKeasy Spirits is the creator and producer of Whisper Creek Tennessee Sipping Cream and Pennington’s Strawberry Rye. Offering private labeling, bottling and manufacturing services to the alcohol beverage industry, owners Jeff and Jenny Pennington are quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with.
{Tours By Request}

Sugarlands Distilling

Gatlinburg, TN. Snuggled between Ole Smokey and the Gatlinburg Barrelhouse, Sugarlands Distillery opened March of 2014. Featuring beautiful new construction, the venue offers live music, a tasting room, and gift shop. Bringing you a myriad of flavors (with Butterscotch being the most unique) as well as the class Silver Cloud and even Jim Tom’s Signature Unaged Rye.
{Tours Yes}

Tenn South Distillery

Lynnville, TN. Makers of All Purpose Shine, which hit middle TN shelves in August 2013. Located in the historic district of a beautiful small town. Tenn South has barreled some TN Whiskey for aging as well.
{Tours Yes}

OTHER TENNESSEE BRANDS

Chattanooga Whiskey Co.

Chattanooga, TN. A recreation of what once was, in regards to whiskey from Chattanooga. Due to recent changes to state law, Chattanooga Whiskey will soon be able to produce their own whiskey in Chattanooga. Currently offering 2 labels, 1816 Reserve and 1816 Cask.

Full Throttle

Trimble, TN. A prospective distillery owned by the creator of the TV show Full Throttle, Michael Ballard. Located in remote Dyer County northwest TN. Scheduled to open Fall 2013.

Nelson’s GreenBrier

Greenbrier, TN. Originally produced by Charles Nelson in conjunction with Sperry, Wade & Co., Belle Meade™ Bourbon is a brand that dates back to the American pre-Prohibition era. Descendants of Charles Nelson are reconstructing what was once seen as the most popular whiskey export from Tennessee.

Tennessee Spirits Company

In conjunction with Capital Brands LLC, The Tennessee Spirits Co. has released a family of premium and flavored whiskey products including: Jaliers’, Breakout, and Forbidden Secret.

Windy Hill Spirits

Nashville, TN.  Windy Hill launched ‘American Born Moonshine’ in October, 2013. An all-American product from grain to glass. Honoring an undefeatable spirit of a proud people. Available flavors include: Original, Apple Pie, and Dixie (Sweet Tea). The smooth side of a rough history.

Capital Distilling Company

Nashville, TN. Resurrected after four generations, Cumberland Cask is the flagship brand from Capital Distilling Company. Never chill filtered, this whiskey is 100% Distilled, Barreled, Aged, and Bottled in Tennessee.

Peg Leg Porker

Nashville, TN. BBQ veteran Carey Bringle’s foray into the spirits industry - Peg Leg Porker Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey. While there isn’t currently a distillery to tour, a respite at Bringle’s BBQ joint in the Nashville Gulch is recommended.

Beechtree Distillery

Nashville, TN. Franklin Native to bring distillery to South Nashville. Website in progress.



News & Events

 

{ Get the latest News & Events regarding Tennessee Whiskey. }

 

Pennington’s Strawberry Rye

Our friends at SPEAKeasy Spirits are at it again. That’s right, the folks who brought you Whisper Creek Tennessee Sipping Cream have recently released...

Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Co.

News first hit back in November 2013 that Diageo, parent company of Tennessee’s own George Dickel Distillery, was poised to release two new products...

Breaking: Nashville Developer to Convert Ryman Auditorium to Distillery

Inside sources are reporting what is sure to become a very controversial topic to Nashvillians and area concert goers as details develop. Late Monday night, rumors were...

Distillers’ Guild Response to ‘Tennessee Whiskey’

In case you’ve been asleep all week (or lost on a Malaysia Airlines plane), you probably heard something about an argument between...

Sugarlands Distilling Company – Silver Cloud

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Tennessee Distillers’ Guild

On a cold Wednesday afternoon in late February, looking over downtown Nashville from the 20th floor of the Service Source Tower, the Tennessee Distillers’...

Eli Mason Cocktail Mixers

Whiskey has a really fascinating history. During the early Middle Ages monks began distilling wine to preserve the flavor and potency. Their fear was...