Bob Dylan's whiskey brand to open restaurant, venue in historic church

Heaven’s Door Distillery and Center for the Arts will launch in Nashville next year.
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If you already worship Bob Dylan, you'll probably be excited to hear that you'll be able to do it for real in a church in Tennessee soon. 

Well, sort of.

More accurately, Bob Dylan's whiskey brand, Heaven's Door, will be opening a distillery at an historic church in downtown Nashville next year.

In a press release, the whiskey's official website says the new establishment will feature guided tours, a whiskey library, a restaurant and a 360-seat live performance venue.

Heaven’s Door Distillery and Center for the Arts, as it will be officially called, will also display Dylan's paintings and "unique metalwork sculptures."

As Heaven's Door Spirits notes, the announcement coincides with the 50th anniversary of the release of Nashville Skyline, Bob Dylan's ninth album. 

“We’re thrilled to celebrate the anniversary of Nashville Skyline with our own addition to music city’s skyline,” Heaven's Door CEO Marc Bushala said in the release.

As Nashville Scene notes, the whiskey brand has been involved with the 160-year-old Elm Street Church since last year, but the announcement this past week reveals a much more public-facing entity than previously realized.

Heaven’s Door Distillery and Center for the Arts is set to open Fall 2020.

The whiskey launched in 2018 with the rollout of a Kentucky bourbon, a double-barreled whiskey, and a straight rye whiskey

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