Chattanooga Whiskey's new distillery opens to public today

No complaints about 'whiskey fungus' growing near facility

Chattanooga Whiskey's new Riverfront Parkway distillery, located a former Chevrolet dealership, is seen on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tenn.
photo Chattanooga Whiskey's new Riverfront Parkway distillery, located a former Chevrolet dealership, is seen on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The public can sneak a peek inside Chattanooga Whiskey's new Riverfront Distillery today, since a party will be held from 2-7 p.m. at the facility at M.L. King Boulevard and Riverfront Parkway.

"We are extremely excited to finally show the public what we have been up to," said Tim Piersant, CEO of Chattanooga Whiskey. "Since March, we have been producing one of the highest-quality whiskies in the world."

Piersant also is excited about the 5,000-square-foot event space that's been created in a round auto showroom in the former Newton Chevrolet building. The event space, which holds almost 300 people, is for rent, he said.

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