Southern Kitchen | Chattanooga Whiskey Co.: A post-Prohibition distillery rises by the river

Six years after launching a campaign to change nearly 100-year-old laws and bring whiskey production back to the city of Chattanooga, and two years to the day after opening the doors to its downtown micro-distillery and tasting room, Chattanooga Whiskey received the certificate of occupancy for a brand new, 50,000 square foot production facility along the city’s waterfront.

 Photo Credit: Courtesy of Chattanooga Whiskey Co.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Chattanooga Whiskey Co.


“The timing was completely coincidental,” said Chattanooga Whiskey founder and CEO Tim Piersant, “though it does make a nice bookend to our story.”