The Brand: Chattanooga Whiskey Co.

photo Tim Piersant, owner and co-founder of Tennessee Stillhouse, stands with full barrels of 1816 Chattanooga Whiskey at the company's location on Market Street across from the Choo Choo Hotel.

Location: Tennessee Stillhouse micro-distillery, 1439 Market St. across from the landmark Choo Choo hotel, open from Mon-Thurs, 11-9; Fri-Sat, 11-11 and Sun, 12-7. A new, 46,000-square-foot distillery due to open this spring in a former Chevrolet dealership at the corner of M.L. King Boulevard and Riverfront Parkway won't be open to the public, initially.

Products: Three brands of straight bourbon whiskey - 1816 Reserve, 1816 Cask and 1816 Single Barrel.

Claim to fame: The company says it operates the first legal distillery in Chattanooga in 100 years. In 2013, company co-founders pushed to overturn local and state laws banning Chattanooga whiskey production.