We are a micro-distillery that specializes in naturally infused Rye Whiskey and Straight Rye Whiskey. If you are looking for a vibrant setting to enjoy a few drinks with friends, there is no need to look farther than our whiskey tasting room. In addition to offering a wide assortment of Standard Proof Whiskeys in a laid-back and inviting atmosphere, we offer unplugged live music events, cocktail classes, bottle service, and even a regular happy hour—not to mention a lovely setting for the Nashville Art Crawl.
For rye whiskey connoisseurs, our whiskey tasting room offers the opportunity to indulge in the variety of infused and straight rye whiskeys that Standard Proof offers. We offer tastings of all 6 flavors at a half oz pour of each and normal bar service in their downstairs bar. You can sample them all to find your favorites, and learn about some of our top cocktail recommendations for each type of whiskey. We also offer cocktail classes to educate our patrons on how to mix their favorite flavors.
For the serious whiskey drinker, there is no better place than a whiskey tasting room to get to know the drink. Best of all, you can be comforted in the knowledge that by hanging out at the distillery, you'll be in the company of fellow whiskey lovers.
We also offer live music every Wednesday night and every other Sunday from 7 pm to 9:30 to enhance your experience. The tasting room is also a great location to start or end the night during the monthly Nashville Art Crawl
It's Happy Hour!
Monday through Friday
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Unwind after a hard day at work with our happy hour. Treat yourself to $6 whiskey cocktails every Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m.
Standard Proof Unplugged
Every Wednesday from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., we host our Standard Proof Unplugged music night. We book outstanding local musicians and songwriters, giving them a unique opportunity to showcase their skill and enthusiasm.
Nashville Art Crawl
Rep. John Lewis Way N (formerly 5th Avenue North) closes the street for traffic on the first Saturday of every month from 6 to 9 p.m. for its acclaimed Saturday Art Crawl. The night is jam-packed with art and live music. Stop by Standard Proof for a cocktail between visiting our neighboring art galleries to see what's on display.
We provide bottle service in our lounge area if you are looking for an intimate gathering and want more privacy. Bottle service includes a bottle of Standard Proof Whiskey of your choice, two house-made mixers, and two hours in our VIP Lounge.
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Our cocktail classes are a fun and interactive way for groups or couples to immerse themselves into whiskey and cocktail making 101. These classes are amazing for bachelorette/bachelor parties, corporate ice breakers, and a fun night out with friends. These classes are offered at $60 per person and are led by an expertly trained instructor that works 1 on 1 with the students. This is a one-hour class that teaches people how to make specialty cocktails using different flavors of Whiskey.
Each 1-hour class includes a craft-infused whiskey flight and cocktails made during class. Cocktail classes comfortably hold 12 people and run Tuesday through Sunday at 1 pm and 3 pm.
Our cocktail classes are an excellent way for groups or couples to learn about whiskey and cocktail creation in a fun and collaborative way. These classes are ideal for bachelorette and bachelor parties, workplace team building events, or a fun night out with friends. A craft-infused whiskey flight and cocktails made in the class are all included in each one-hour class. Cocktail classes are held Tuesday through Sunday and may accommodate up to 12 individuals.
Monday - Friday
4pm - 6pm
We offer the best way to unwind after a long day's work with our happy hour. Visit us every Monday-Friday from 4-6 PM and treat yourself to $6 whiskey cocktails!
Our Standard Proof Unplugged music nights are held every Wednesday from 7-10 PM. We book the best local artists and songwriters, giving them an intimate platform to share their passion and talent.
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Nashville Art Crawl
On the first Saturday of every month, Rep. John Lewis Way N shuts the street down to host the well-known "First Saturday Art Crawl" from 6-9 PM. The night is full of art and local music. Stop into Standard Proof to grab a drink in between checking out the exhibits hosted by our neighbor art galleries.
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If you are looking for a small group event and would prefer something more private, we also offer bottle service in our lounge area. Bottle service includes a bottle of your choice of Standard Proof Whiskey, two house-made mixers, and two hours in our VIP Lounge area.
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There's nothing like drinking great whiskey, in a lively setting, with good companions. At Standard Proof's whiskey tasting room, you can get it all. Visit us online, or stop in anytime.
Health and safety for our guests and team members will be our first priority during this time. We are taking every possible measure to make sure that sanitation and cleanliness protocols in our tasting room are followed attentively and that you can feel comfortable and safe while enjoying our experience.
Be assured that we are closely monitoring advice and guidelines as updated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We have also made the pledge to Good To Go Nashville, a hospitality safety program created by The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, in cooperation with Vanderbilt Health and Ryman Hospitality Properties, to help businesses in every industry confidently welcome residents and visitors. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us at 615.800.2017