Ole Smoky Distillery Recognized for Third Consecutive Year on Prestigious Inc. 5000 List

GATLINBURG, Tenn.--()--Today, Inc. revealed that Ole Smoky Distillery for the third consecutive year, has made the annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“We are honored to be included for the third straight year amongst the world’s most successful companies. This accomplishment is a testimony to our company’s innovation, quality products, and a great team of people,” said Robert Hall, CEO of Ole Smoky Distillery. “I am proud of the hard work and dedication our team has devoted to serving our customers and look forward to what we will accomplish in the upcoming year.”

The companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 have not only been successful, but have also demonstrated resilience amid supply chain challenges, labor shortages, and the ongoing impact of Covid-19. Among the top 500, the average median three-year revenue growth rate soared to 2,144 percent. Together, those companies added more than 68,394 jobs over the past three years.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

“The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated,” said Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation, hard work, and rising to the challenges of today.”

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