Tarnished Truth Distilling Co.

Hand-crafted, award winning spirits for better cocktails.

It began with an idea, eight years ago, Virginia Beach natives, Andrew Yancey and Josh Canada set out to craft a Virginia Beach distillery. Partnering with a fellow Virginia native, Bruce Thompson, Gold Key | PHR CEO and founder, led the renovation and revitalization of the Cavalier Hotel. Tarnished Truth holds the distinction of being the first and only distillery in a hotel in the United States. Legendary master distiller, Larry Ebersold, with more than 40 years of experience, leads the distilling team bringing world-class spirits to Virginia Beach.


  • Tasting Room
  • Group Tours
  • Bottle Shop
  • Private Events


  • whiskey
  • bourbon
  • moonshine
  • gin
  • vodka
  • liqueurs
  • canned cocktails
    Canned Cocktails

Now Offering

  • Shipping
  • Delivery
  • To-Go Cocktails
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Curbside Pickup
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Pay Us A Visit
Mon: Closed
Tues: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thurs: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
4200 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Located inside the newly renovated 5-star Cavalier Hotel, there is simply nothing like a visit to Tarnished Truth. Book your visit on their website for a complimentary guided tour through the production side of the distillery and end in their tasting room with the option to sample Tarnished Truth spirits. Be sure to stop in their on-site gift shop where you can purchase their spirits as well as a huge selection of merchandise from hats, barware, bourbon maple syrup, candles, and more. Additionally, once you have taken the tour and done a tasting you can take seat next door at the famous Hunt Room restaurant and watch their distillers at work through the giant window looking into the distillery.

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Tarnished Truth Distilling Co.
Tarnished Truth Distilling Co.
Tarnished Truth Distillery
Tarnished Truth Distilling Co.
Tarnished Truth Distillery