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Independent Distilling

731 East College Avenue Unit D, Decatur

$12 for Tour and Tasting for Two at Independent Distilling ($20 Value)

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Support this business with a RISK-FREE purchase. If you're unable to use your local Groupon, you can trade it in for use toward any of our other great local businesses - until you either view the voucher or it expires.


Guests learn about the distilling process and have the opportunity to taste flights of rum and whiskey made from local ingredients

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1 ratings1 reviews
March 16, 2020
Groupon deal was misleading. Although the staff was friendly, the quality of the tasting good, there was no tour available.
2 ratings1 reviews
March 14, 2020
It was fun.
2 ratings2 reviews
March 14, 2020
Best place ever!!! We had a blast and the guys are so friendly!!
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March 14, 2020
It's was a cool experience and the owners were great. Would recommend as a cool date night idea. Eat first though to absorb those shots. 😜
2 ratings1 reviews
March 11, 2020
Such a wonderful experience. Friendly staff and so much knowledge was giving. We’ll definitely be back.
1 ratings1 reviews
March 7, 2020
We had Soo much fun! Absolutely love the tour short to the point but very informative! The quality of the product is absolutely amazing! We couldn't leave without buying a bottle!
3 ratings2 reviews
March 1, 2020
Great experience! You should go. They make great drinks too!
1 ratings1 reviews
February 29, 2020
Great people great tour. Will definitely go back.
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What You'll Get

  • Tour and Tasting for Two: Includes Two Flights of Three of the Core Products

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Core products include Hellbender Bourbon, Hellbender Corn Whiskey, Independent White Rum, or Independent Barrel Aged Rum. Tasting is only valid for 2 flights of 3 of the core products. Limit 4 per person, may buy 4 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 30 days. Must use promotional value in 1 visit(s). Valid only for option purchased. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Independent Distilling Co.

Independent Distilling Co. doesn't want to imitate anyone's favorite bourbon or whiskey or rum. No, the locals behind this distillery strive for something entirely their own: spirits that celebrate Georgia‘s agriculture and embody the "soul of the South." How do they do it? By sourcing local ingredients, producing the liquor in small batches, and doing absolutely everything in-house—from mashing and fermenting the grain to sealing up the bottle. Here's a look at their signature spirits:

  • Hellbender Corn Whiskey: It all starts with Georgia–grown corn, which Independent's team mashes by hand and distills twice in a traditional copper-pot still. The owners prefer to sip it neat, but it also makes a mean cocktail. Made from the same mash bill as their Corn Whiskey, it is aged in new charred American White Oak barrels for an average of 15 months. Each batch is distinct with slight variations from the wood contribution. The Bourbon begins with a great depth of oak and vanilla on the nose that is translated on the palate with hints of corn and burnt orange that finishes with rich baking spices.

  • Independent Rum: Grade-A molasses ferments completely before Independent distills it into white rum. Use this robust spirit in mixed drinks, or serve it with just a squeeze of lime. Made from premium table–grade molasses, Independent Barrel Aged Rum stands alone as a distinctive spirit. The process begins with a long fermentation that is slowly distilled in the copper pot stills then aged in new and used oak barrels, resulting in a full-bodied rum.

Independent Distilling

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