Bob Dylan’s Heaven’s Door Whiskey Distillery Set To Open In Nashville Next Year

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On the 50th anniversary of Dylan’s Nashville Skyline album, Dylan and the good folks of Heaven’s Door Spirits are announcing plans to literally contribute to the Nashville skyline.

The Heaven’s Door Distillery and Center for the Arts in downtown Nashville is officially set to open in Fall 2020. According to a press release, the new center will feature the Heaven’s Door craft distillery, complete with guided tours, a whiskey library, restaurant and a 360-seat live performance venue, all part of a renovation project to the 160-year-old Elm Street Church that will also display pieces of Dylan’s paintings and unique metalwork sculptures.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate the anniversary of ‘Nashville Skyline’ with our own addition to Music City’s skyline,” said Marc Bushala, CEO of Heaven’s Door Spirits. “Nashville is the natural home for the Heaven’s Door distillery and the Elm Street Church is a fitting home for Dylan’s visual artwork. We spent years looking for a property that truly captures the essence of the Heaven’s Door brand, and when we finally found the deconsecrated church in SoBro, we immediately knew that it would be the perfect physical and spiritual center for the brand, and Bob’s art.”

Heaven’s Door’s collection of craft whiskeys include a 90-proof Tennessee Straight Bourbon, a 100-proof Double Barrel Whiskey, and a 100-proof Straight Rye Whiskey finished in French cigar barrels from, however in 2018, Heaven’s Door also introduced a limited-edition 100-proof 10-Year Tennessee Straight Bourbon.

Whiskey, music, art… what could be better?

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