Atlanta’s oldest distillery withholds many secrets and surprises. From the ingredients found in their unbeatable libations to some mysterious features at their distillery. If you’ve paid this beloved Old Fourth Ward hotspot then you probably know what’s behind the mysterious bookshelf door.
If you haven’t and want to be surprised then we suggest turning a blind eye, and removing yourself from this article by clicking here. However, we’re here to report on all things ‘secret’ that Atlanta has to offer, and this unique feature is begging for exposure. Behind the bookshelf is actually their hidden bathroom.
Yes, that’s right! Although not technically a speakeasy, this speakeasy feature at Old Fourth Distillery will take you directly to their powder room.
Should you keep on searching, or even interrogate their ever so friendly staff, then you might discover some bonus secrets about this historic distillery. For example, we highly recommend trying out their adored gin because the Juniper used as an ingredient is taken from Oakland Cemetery. Or, their Bottled-in-Bond 4 Year Bourbon is the only Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon in Atlanta!
Old Fourth Distillery produces four staple spirits. The gin and bourbon, as well as their vodka and lawn dart. They also release specials and limited edition versions on occasion. This means that their cocktail menu is to die for, and you can’t leave without trying your favorite!
Along with beautifully created Craft Cocktails, their Tasting Room offers an Experimental Bourbon Tasting Flight featuring rare bourbons, some of which are not yet released!
You can find Old Fourth Distillery located at 487 Edgewood Ave SE, on the ground floor of a historic row house in Atlanta’s historic Old 4th Ward neighborhood. For a full round-up of Atlanta’s unbeatable distilleries, click the link below.