Moonrise Distillery: North Georgia’s Award-Winning Spirits Producer

Whiskey and vodka bottles adorned with award medals hanging from blue ribbons.Savor the delights of north Georgia’s premier manufacturer of vodka, gin, bourbon, whiskey, brandy, and more at Moonrise Distillery in Rabun County, Georgia. Not only can you shop for these unique beverages, but you can enjoy a tour of the facility and taste samples of their impeccable spirits. Between the southern hospitality and the commitment to distilling the “old fashioned” way, Moonrise Distillery is Georgia at it’s finest.


Guests rave about how much they enjoy touring the manufacturing facility. Go behind the scenes to see how the products are distilled while enjoying tastings that highlight different aspects of the distilling process. The tour covers topics such as the history of the distillation of spirits, as well as the science and chemistry that goes into making their products. But the main takeaway from guests is how knowledgable, enthusiastic, and attentive the tour guides are and the welcoming atmosphere they enjoyed during their visit. Tours run daily from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the hour.


A wooden outdoor stage with lush, green trees behind it.Sip on Moonrise’s craft cocktails while enjoying the beautiful mountain scenery from their front porch. Stop by on a Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and enjoy live music on their lawn. The property features a rustic event stage, outdoor fire pit, grotto, and reserve tables that create the perfect environment to sit back, relax, and enjoy your time at the distillery.

Stay With Us

This is one of our favorite tours to recommend in the north Georgia mountains, and we think you’ll love it as much as we do. While Moonrise Distillery is a little bit longer of a drive from our inn, you’ll see why it’s worth the hike. When you’re looking for a bite to eat, try Fortify Kitchen and Bar or The Rusty Bike Cafe. When you’re all done exploring our amazing region, you’ll be delighted to come back to Lucille’s and kick back on one of our porch swings or snuggle into our warm, comfortable bed. Book your stay (706-878-5055) with us and explore the beautiful north Georgia mountains!