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The Corsair Distillery is a favorite for locals to come and spend their afternoons and weekends. Believe it or not, Corsair was the first craft distillery to make Nashville its home since the time of prohibition. The spirits made here have been recognized in national publications such as the Atlantic and Food and Wine. If you are short on time but want to experience all that Corsair Distillery has to offer, be sure to join in on one of the tours at the headquarters location. The business has everything from an onsite barrel house to their own bottling line.
Although tours are regularly offered, it is recommended to make a reservation prior to your visit as spots fill up fast. Public tours are offered every day except for Monday and last around 30 minutes. This tour allows you to have a taste of five different spirits as selected by your guide. If you really want to see what it is all about, on the first Friday of every month you can join in on one of the Master Distiller Tours. The tours are only limited to 6 people, so be sure to book well in advance. Lead by the Head Distiller, you will learn all about how the whiskeys are made as well as have the opportunity to taste discontinued and rare spirits.
Everything made here is handcrafted to ensure that it meets their high-quality standards. The spirits are all made in small batches so that nothing ever loses its flavor or goes stale. Over the years, the distillery got so popular that they even opened a second location within Nashville!
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