Quality Moonshine. Made in Tennessee.

Time-Honored Distilling

At Hook and Ladder Distillery, we take pride in our craft by using only the finest ingredients and following time-honored distilling traditions.

We’re proud to offer high-proof moonshine distilled the old fashioned way, by hand, in our traditional thumper-style still. Our father and son duo have perfected their craft for a superior taste, using quality mash in all our premium products you can’t find anywhere else!

100% American Made

Explore the world of Hook and Ladder Distillery and find your favorite flavor. Our distillery is a great destination for anyone looking for a high quality spirit. We offer a wide range of shines as well as our private reserve whiskeys, award-winning vodka, spiced rum, and more. Hook and Ladder Distillery is all about quality.We produce our spirits exclusively in Downtown Kingsport, Tennessee using only fresh ingredients. We believe that’s the only way to ensure excellence.

Denver International Spirits Contest Winners

Gold Medal Winner

Hook & Ladder Original Recipe 100 Proof

Bronze Medal Winner

Salted Watermelon

Silver Medal Winner

140 Fire

Bronze Medal Winner


What Our Customers Say

“I brought a friend that came all the way from Texas to see Kingsport. We enjoyed our stop at Hook & Ladder Distillery. The Moonshine was a new experience for us. We were treated very well. Great place to stop!.”
J. Murray
“This place has become tradition to stop and grab moonshin Everyone has a great attitude the flavours are amazing & it makes me feel great that I support the firefighters of America !!”
J. Jam
“!Seen the billboard on I-81 and definitely used to stop in. Definitely not disappointed. These guys produce some very good product, and are really great guys to chat with. As the company name may suggest, they are actual Fire Fighters, which is just an added bonus.”
Mark S.
“Great place to visit, tastings were really good and the head distiller gave us a tour and answered a bunch of questions. We're glad we chose Hook & Ladder for our one available distillery visit in Tri- cities TN.”
Mark W.
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