Top 6 Nashville Whiskey Distillers to Visit

August 23, 2016

Tennessee is home to some of the best whiskey distillers in the country, and when people come to Nashville, whiskey is frequently on their must-do list. Here are six of our favorite Nashville whiskey distilleries worth checking out.


1. Corsair Distillery

With two locations in Nashville, Corsair Distillery offers more than just Nashville whiskey. The distillery also makes gin, vodka, rum, absinthe, beer and more. Whiskey lovers can’t miss Corsair’s seasonal and experimental options, which include whiskeys like Cherrywood Smoke, Elderflower Bohemian, and Oatmeal Stout. Tours are offered Tuesday through Sunday at both Nashville locations.

Corsair Distillery Headquarters
601 Merritt Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203

Tuesday through Thursday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 12 – 9 p.m.
Sunday: 12 – 6 p.m.

Corsair Brewstillery
1200 Clinton St. #110
Nashville, TN 37203

Tuesday through Friday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 12 – 7 p.m.
Sunday: 12 – 6 p.m.


2. Prichard’s Distillery at Fontanel

Prichard’s Distillery got its start in Kelso, Tennessee and brought its selections of whiskey and more to Nashville in 2014. Prichard’s Distillery at Fontanel offers tours and samples of Prichard’s Double Barreled Bourbon, New England-style rum and Tennessee Malt Whiskey.

Prichard’s Distillery at Fontanel
4105 Whites Creek Pike
Whites Creek, TN 37189

Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 – 5 p.m.


3. Beechtree Distillery

Beechtree Distillery is a newer Nashville whiskey distillery. Try Beechtree’s Tennessee whiskey, which features spring water and corn from Tennessee. For tasting room hours, call 615-642-3242.

Beechtree Distillery

3628 Trousdale Drive, Suite B
Nashville, TN 37204


4. Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery

Located in Marathon Village, Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery offers tours, tastings and a gift shop at its Nashville whiskey distillery. Nelson’s products include the popular Belle Meade Bourbon line, with several finishes, and Tennessee White Whiskey. Tours are offered daily every half hour.

Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery
1414 Clinton St.
Nashville, TN 37203

Tuesday through Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (gift shop); 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (tours and tastings)
Sunday and Monday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (gift shop); 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (tours and tastings)


5. Jack Daniel's Distillery

Jack Daniel's Distillery isn’t in Nashville (it’s about 70 miles south of the city), but it’s worth the drive. The oldest registered distillery in the United States, Jack Daniel's Distillery offers a variety of tour options depending on your interest and how much time you have.

Jack Daniel's Distillery

182 Lynchburg Highway
Lynchburg, TN 37352

Monday through Sunday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


6. Tennessee Whiskey Tours

Tennessee Whiskey Tours isn’t a Nashville whiskey distillery, but if you want to learn more about Nashville whiskey, this is the way to do it. You can check out several Nashville whiskey distilleries – including some of our favorites from above – or take the bus to Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg. Tours depart from the Omni Nashville Hotel.

Tennessee Whiskey Tours
Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Secret Sauce Tour)
Most Thursdays through Saturdays: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Jack N’ Back Tour)


If you have questions about Nashville whiskey distilleries, visit our East Nashville whiskey shop or call us at 615-262-2300.

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