Located in Philadelphia’s historic Society Hill, The Twisted Tail offers an eclectic mix of American Whiskey and gastronomic offerings from our Charcoal Grill.

About The Twisted Tail


Simple, fresh ingredients are flame broiled on our charcoal grill, capturing complex and savory flavors. Our progressive American fare is sure to satisfy.

Bourbon House


The Twisted Tail boasts over 120 different whiskies on our menu. Sample all of them as a member of our Bourbon Club and receive exclusive discounts.

About Our Juke Joint


Enjoy our innovative comfort food while listening to live blues music and entertainment six nights a week. Check out our Events Page for all the fun!



George Reilly
George Reilly, Owner

About The Owner

Master Craftsman, George Reilly, is Owner of The Twisted Tail Bourbon House and Juke Joint in Society Hill, Philadelphia.

George began his hospitality career in the English pubs, pouring beer for the locals at aged 18. Now, through an involved and diverse career and a developed interest in wines, spirits and cocktail creation, he has become one of Philadelphia’s trusted whiskey and cocktail masters. His passion for the industry is found highlighted in his bar program at The Twisted Tail.

Since living in Philadelphia, George has been complimented in many publications, including Zagat, CBS Philly and Drink Philly, as well as having his winter seasonal cocktails featured in Philadelphia Magazine.

George regularly hosts Whiskey tastings and cocktail seminars, both at his restaurant and at other venues for all styles of events, from corporate functions to intimate family gatherings, as well as being hired for cocktail consultation and home bar set-ups and catering.

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