Distilleries in Pigeon Forge are growing in popularity. Stop by one of these top attractions for a tasting on your next visit to the Smoky Mountains. While Tennessee moonshine has always been a large part of Appalachian culture, distilleries in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg are not limited to the production of moonshine. Here you'll find all sorts of hand crafted rye whiskey, bourbon, vodka, gin, and rum.
King’s Family Distillery
1440 Upper Middle Creek Rd, Suite 201, Sevierville, TN 37876
King’s Family Distillery, nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains just outside Pigeon Forge, is the area’s premier distillery and features a diverse lineup of award-winning whiskeys, vodkas, and liqueurs. Husband and wife team Justin and Cara King re… [+ More]Website
Junction 35 Spirits
2655 Teaster Ln Suite 280, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Straight from the hills of The Smoky Mountains, Junction 35 Spirits is bringing a long time family tradition to the public. Our rich local history of making and running spirits diverging with our Master Distiller has brought together a taste like no other. Just like th… [+ More]Website
Tennessee Cider Company
611 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Tennessee Cider Company has two convenient locations in Gatlinburg and Sevierville. Stop by and taste free samples on draft any time we're open. Enjoy seasonal flavors. Collect your refillable 32 ounce growler. Shop our gift merchandise. [+ More]Website
Tennessee Homemade Wines
643 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Gatlinburg's #1 winery! Now with TWO locations! The founders of Tennessee Homemade Wines are local Gatlinburg folk, rooted in the deep family tradition of Tennessee sweet wine. We use local fruits, local craftsmen and local hospitality to make and sell the best sweet w… [+ More]Website
Smith Creek Distillery
1645 Parkway #1090, Sevierville, TN 37862
Moonshine, White Lightnin', Hillbilly Pop, Sugar Whiskey, Mule Kick, Ruckus Juice. Whatever you call it, Smith Creek Moonshine serves it... and it's good! Smith Creek Moonshine is a moonshine-tasting destination located in Tanger Outlets. Come enjoy our moonshine tasti… [+ More]Website
Distilleries in Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge distilleries are home to a variety of liquors, each created with a unique process right here in the Smokies. Area distilleries offer alcohol for purchase, plus merchandise, souvenirs and even tours to show off the processes behind the scenes. Free tastings at each location allow visitors to get an idea of what they like and gain an appreciation for local spirits.
What Is A Distillery?
A distillery is a company that manufactures liquor through the process of distillation, or separating components of a liquid mixture through boiling and condensation. Examples of distilled spirits include whiskey, gin, vodka, and moonshine. The process of distillation is centuries old, with its origins going all the way back to ancient Mesopotamia and even Rome and Egypt. The process of distilling water has been used since at least century 200.