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Best little distillery in TN

We had some time to kill before our raft trip and decided to stop in here. What a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie S
Saint Marys, PA
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The best - try this one first

My son was wanting to visit a few of the moonshine/whiskey distillery's while in Tennessee and... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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3567 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some time to kill before our raft trip and decided to stop in here. What a pleasant surprise. We were greeted by a sweet bartender who offered us samples of the moonshine and coconut rum. All were amazing! We especially loved the jalapeño...More

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 9 February 2018

My son was wanting to visit a few of the moonshine/whiskey distillery's while in Tennessee and fortunately we started here - by far the best experience as you can see the passion the guys put into what they doing and the small scale allows one...More

2  Thank mcguinmj888
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

When my friends and I started the Tennessee Whiskey Trail we didn't know what to expect but we quickly learned there's a big difference in the experience depending on the distillery you go to. Some are big and impersonal and others are small and interesting....More

1  Thank Maddox1000
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for some tasting, the distiller Shan walked us through the line up of moonshine all the way to the 144 proof “fire.” All were good even for those who don’t drink hard liquor. After the tasting they gave us a tour of the...More

Thank Chad V
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Bootlegger's is located very close to I-40 near the Tennessee-North Carolina border. The store front is fairly small with most of their space devoted to production. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. The moonshine is well made and flavorful. The distillery team clearly take a...More

1  Thank jiedne
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you are truely an original MOONSHINE drinker, then this is the place to visit. There are a couple in the smoky mountains that have the corn liquor flavor and this is the best

1  Thank williamp001
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Shan provided our tour (book on their website ahead of your visit) of the distillery. He provided great information and treated us like distillers. I was impressed with their process and recipes. The tasting revealed more surprises. The corn liquor was smooth and drinkable compared...More

1  Thank robertdtn
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We stopped in after Rafting and I am so glad we did, Darrell is a hell of a guy!! Darrell and his two daughters run the place and they make everything they sell!! He was very friendly and hospitable, taught how the process works, showed...More

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

1st time we visited this place today. The shine made here is local and on site. Some of the best shine we've ever tasted! A place we'd visit again!

1  Thank Jess P
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this distillery last summer and we were impressed with the family that ran it. The were very friendly and knowledgeable and they make a quality product.

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