Experimental Distillery - Chattanooga Whiskey

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Making Up for 100 Years of Prohibition

Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery

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The Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery is open!

Effective June 15, 2020, we are offering two ways to experience our hand-crafted bourbons:
“Traditional Tour & Tasting*" or a “Whiskey Flight Tasting”
Capacity is limited. Please call 423.760.4333 to make a reservation.
*Please note: masks are required for the tour in our production facility

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Opened in March 2015 and located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, our Experimental Distillery is the first distillery to craft whiskey in Chattanooga in over 100 years. With over 100 different barrels maturing in the aging cellar, every visit to the Experimental Distillery is an exploration of the past, present and future of hand-crafted bourbon. Stop by for a tour and tasting and to check out our latest releases.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Saturday: 11am-9pm
Retail Bottle Shop
Guided Tours & Whiskey Tastings Hourly: 12pm-8pm

Sunday: 11am-6pm
Retail Bottle Shop
Guided Tours & Whiskey Tastings Hourly: 12pm-5pm

Online booking is currently not available.
Please call 423-760-4333 to make a reservation.
Capacity is limited

Tennessee Whiskey Trail
Chattanooga Whiskey
4.5
Based on 247 Reviews
Debbie F.
Debbie F.
2020-10-12 04:50:16
Oh course you have to visit here..its a landmark for whiskey connoisseurs. The history of whiskey distillerys in TN is enough to applaud their stand to...
Chris K.
Chris K.
2020-08-30 13:38:39
Called and made a reservation for 2 to tour and taste. Upon arrival, everything was great. Greeted warmly by Smiley who told us to wait outside on...
Michael H.
Michael H.
2020-08-25 05:17:18
Just visited Chattanooga for the weekend and not only am I glad they are opened during covid, they are opened on a Monday. I say that because it seems like...
Nichelle J.
Nichelle J.
2020-08-16 11:18:29
Great Tour and Flight of Whiskey! Katelyn was our tour guide (despite Covid conditions) the distillery has done a great job in providing a comfortable and...
Traci S.
Traci S.
2020-08-09 14:35:40
We had a fantastic tour/tasting experience here with Katelin! They made their COVID guidelines very clear and we felt incredible safe the entire time....
Kevin M.
Kevin M.
2020-08-09 05:06:31
Great place to visit! The Whiskey is great! Even better, the staff is friendly, and they take time to answer questions and explain each of the spirits. For...
Mannie P.
Mannie P.
2020-07-31 22:41:03
We had such a great time today at the distillery! We came to Chattanooga to celebrate my husband's birthday, and since he's a huge whiskey enthusiast, we...
Aaron B.
Aaron B.
2020-07-28 20:05:29
We went for the tour. We had Alex and he was great. The tour was COVID friendly and they really took the necessary precautions to make the tour feel...
Quention A.
Quention A.
2020-07-25 19:10:40
Cool place but whiskey just not my fav. Had great time with fam! Tours was booked for the day only got to do tasting. Will try to make it back for tour.
Andrew B.
Andrew B.
2020-07-20 11:00:12
Excellent tour and whiskey tasting. Visiting from Phx, AZ. I recommend you make a reservation and request Smiley as your tour guide & Catherine as your...
Kristie C.
Kristie C.
2020-07-17 12:12:49
Distilleries are my husband's thing - not mine - but today was absolutely delightful! Allie gave us a fabulous tour - super friendly and really knows her...
Jeff N.
Jeff N.
2020-07-13 18:36:54
My first distillery tour of my birthday bourbon tour through Tennessee and Kentucky, Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery (CWED) didn't disappoint....
Jane V.
Jane V.
2020-07-12 08:42:33
We went on the whiskey tour. We were lucky enough to have Parker as our tour guide! He was very knowledgeable and personable. We highly recommend this even...
Danielle H.
Danielle H.
2020-07-10 16:51:40
The tour was so great! Learned so much, it was so cool to see the process. Ali was awesome!
Arinn T.
Arinn T.
2020-07-04 15:03:31
We had such a great time on our tour of Chattanooga Whiskey! The tour was so informative. Caitlin led our tour and she shared so much information about the...
Emm B.
Emm B.
2020-07-04 14:38:29
Insightful tour and walk through of Chattanooga Whiskey's Experimental Distillery. Staff was extremely helpful in fitting us in for a last minute tour and...
Erin B.
Erin B.
2020-06-29 14:38:17
My husband and I called and were able to get a tour scheduled for the same day which was great! Alex was our tour guide and he was awesome - he knew so much...
Alexandrea S.
Alexandrea S.
2020-06-26 16:28:05
We had an awesome tour and tasting. Alex was a great tour guide. We are definitely Chattanooga Whiskey fans for life!!
Stevi K.
Stevi K.
2020-06-24 14:20:18
I thoroughly enjoyed the history of the tennessee distillery laws and how Chattanooga Whiskey was a part of the good whiskey coming from these parts!...
Dawn R.
Dawn R.
2020-06-23 10:28:27
Come grab a super interesting tour and taste the whiskey happenings in Chatt. We are visiting from ATL area and had a really informative time with Alex....
Tyler J.
Tyler J.
2020-06-21 08:33:14
Did a tour with Katelyn and it was awesome! Learned a ton and drank great Whiskey! Will be back!
Morgan W.
Morgan W.
2020-06-13 16:37:22
Catlin was an amazing tour guide. She knew so many facts and was funny!! Such a good experience. The bartender was willing to answer every question we had....
Sara L.
Sara L.
2020-03-25 07:03:12
About five years ago to the day, I attended the opening of Chattanooga Whiskey and enjoyed my first flight of craft deliciousness. That picture is from my...
Santi T.
Santi T.
2019-09-19 10:23:11
If you have a desire to learn more about whiskey, you need to stop by Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery and witness the art of craft...
Vicente F.
Vicente F.
2019-07-05 17:42:34
"every Hour on the hour" a tour is given here at Chattanooga Whiskey. Seems like a lot of people know this as the tour group doubled moments before it...
Ashley W.
Ashley W.
2019-03-27 16:13:38
We came here with a group for work and really enjoyed the tour. Kaitlin kept it fun and really knew her stuff!! Great walkable area as well
Jamie B.
Jamie B.
2019-03-04 04:14:29
What an experience yesterday! Our tour guide Smiley was awesome! She schooled us on whiskey and bourbon and the entire process of making the delicious their...
Kathleen C.
Kathleen C.
2019-03-03 13:50:35
Husband and i were in the area for a concert, so decided to stop into Chattanooga Whiskey since we are bourbon freaks (*as in we stopped in probably 15...

Book Your Tour

Learn our history, our craft production process, and what makes Chattanooga Whiskey’s Experimental Distillery the only distillery of its kind in the country. Approximately 1 hour in duration, tours are $12.00 per person. At the end of the tour, guests of legal drinking age (21+) can sample our award winning whiskey with a one-of-kind whiskey flight.

One-hour | $12.00 per person

*We strongly encourage tour reservations be made in advance either online or call 423.760.4333

Whiskey Cocktail Lounge

Be our guest at our whiskey cocktail lounge, open from 8:30pm to late, Friday and Saturday. Have a seat at the bar and explore our experimental whiskeys through a flight, or indulge in one of our specialty craft cocktails.

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