Join the Old 385 Club and the first 100 subscribers get lifetime for the annual price

The Gainesville Distilling Company. A new distillery in Gainesville Georgia

Hand Crafted Artisan Spirits - Early 1900s Event, Tasting and Touring Experience. Opening Summer 2018.

The Gainesville Distilling Company Experience

Gainesville Distilling Company Events

Period Authentic Early 1900s Experience

Visit our speakeasy bar featuring 15 famous cocktails from prohibition, on site cooperage and indoor and outdoor event spaces. 

Celebrate Special Events

We host weddings, corporate events, fundraisers and other special occasions in our 1900s indoor and outdoor facilities.

Artisan Community

We specialize in hand-crafted artisan spirits made in small batches from locally grown ingredients. Passionate about our craft we also promote, support and welcome other artisan communities to enjoy our venue. Interested in hosting an artisan community event or displaying your work at our distillery please contact us.

Philanthropic Activities

We actively support our community and the many organizations and special interest groups that provide valuable products and services. Please contact us to explore how we can assist your mission and community objectives.

Recent News and Events

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs. Nick Prochak and the Martin and Prochak families on your recent wedding. It was an honor hosting your glorious event.

May 22nd was a great night supporting Casey Cagle on election night as he took the next step to become the next Governor of the great state of Georgia. We had a large crowd and  a great lineup of food trucks, music and fellowship. Even with the rain.

About Us

Our History

Hand crafting artisan spirits in small batches from locally sourced ingredients is our passion. We are producing premium bourbon in Gainesville. The goal of our Distillery in Gainesville is to create a unique suite of ultra premium spirits worthy of the bourbon heritage and true to our ultra premium early 1900s visitor experience.

Old 385 Artisan Spirits

Old 385 spirits honor Charlie "Pop Pop" Barrett, Engineer of Old 385 for most of his adult life and inspiration for our work. We strive to honor our heritage and the role the railway and industrial manufacturing played in the forming of our country.

The Gainesville Distilling Company

Tours and Events

Early 1900s buildings and historic railcars frame our unique tour, tasting and event experience. See how artisan spirits are hand crafted and barrels are produced at our onsite cooperage while attending a private event or enjoying a tour. End the day sipping a premium cocktail on our train platform outdoor lounge and watch the trains and planes go by.

Join Our Mailing List

Contact Us

Contact us for more information or to schedule a tour for your upcoming event.

The Gainesville Distilling Company

456 Industrial Boulevard, Gainesville, Georgia 30501, United States

(678) 928-3202


We are currently under construction and are opening in the summer of 2018. We are currently contracting for events for June 2018 and beyond. 

Send Message


Featured Products

New products are coming soon!