Troy and Sons Distillers
Located next door to Highland Brewing is Troy & Sons American Moonshine. They started selling moonshine in June 2011, honoring the spirit makers that produced for the circuit riding preachers of the 1800's. They are the only distillery in the world producing spirits made from 1840's Crooked Creek Corn. Distillery tours of the "still" are offered at 5 and 6 PM on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
With Troy's Good Boot Tour, your tasting shots are offered with your choice of spring water. These waters come from some of the most pristine water sources in America, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Try water from Mt. Pisgah, Big Butte, or Whisper Springs with your Troy & Sons Moonshine, or drink it straight at 80 proof.
For a colorful and vibrant experience, choose Troy's Touch Tour with tasting shots with natural juices, traditionally found in the mountains. They include local apple cider, peach, strawberry, raspberry, blackberry juice and more.
Located in the former Southern Railway Wheelhouse, the distillery houses a custom-made 2000 liter copper Kothe Still and state of the art distilling equipment. Each batch of Troy & Sons Moonshine is individually filled, labeled, corked and identified by batch number.
Troy & Sons is located a few miles from downtown Asheville at 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville. (After turning onto Old Charlotte Highway, be sure to take the second left - at the guard shack. Go all the way to the top, then straight ahead to the end of the building.)
Go to their Web site for more.