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Firefly Distillery

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Address: 6775 Bears Bluff Rd, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Phone Number: 843-557-1405
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Firefly Distillery is South Carolina's first and largest distillery...
Firefly Distillery is South Carolina's first and largest distillery. Firefly Distillery is home to Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka, the original sweet tea vodka, and many more southern specialties. Current product lines include vodkas, rums, bourbon, liqueurs, and moonshines. Guests are welcome Tue-Sat 11am-5pm for tastings, closed January. Feel free to bring your own lunch and have a picnic on our grounds, perhaps after enjoying a wine tasting from Irvin~House Vineyards which is located on the same property. Every Saturday the distillery hosts Sippin' Saturdays with live music and tasty local food for sale. Come taste the South and enjoy a casual laid back atmosphere!
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Wanda was a Hoot!

Walking into a Distillery for the first time, I was unsure of what to expect. Wanda, the bartender was easy going, friendly and vary candid about the various flavours available... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Stowe, Vermont
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Stowe, Vermont
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Walking into a Distillery for the first time, I was unsure of what to expect. Wanda, the bartender was easy going, friendly and vary candid about the various flavours available for sampling. She also told us her favourite ways to enjoy some ~ and I can't wait to try them out on the back porch this summer. I would definitely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We went to visit this distillery as I enjoy Firefly tea flavored vodka and we were in the area. The products were good but we were poured tasting after tasting and sent on our way to the walls to select our preferred drink. Having been to several wine tastings, moonshine tastings, and other distilleries, this I will have to say... More 

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Ryan G, Public Relations Manager at Firefly Distillery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing us, it's very helpful for us in the future. We apologize that your visit didn't meet your expectations and we hope we have the ability to remedy this. Would you mind letting us know the date you visited us? We want to make sure this is taken care of immediately. Thanks again. If you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I've been to the winery here before and expected a similar experience but this side was quite different in good and bad ways. I liked the laid back atmosphere and the interactions with the staff (rather than just watching a video like in the winery), but some of the staff were not very attentive. I was with one who helped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We went on a busy day and had to wait in line for about 30 minutes and as a result I felt like the tasting was a bit rushed, but the whole experience was great. I also enjoyed the wine slush I purchased at the end. You get to take your shot glass home as a souvenir so I thought... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a great time doing the distillery tasting. Our server was excellent...she knew her products and made the experience so much fun. She gave us all kinds of creative ways to use the products so it was easy to choose a bottle to take home. Hey, if you're visiting a distillery, you want to bring home a bit of... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Salty, delicious popcorn to accompany your vodka tasting, yes please! You're able to taste six flavored vodkas for $6. The lemonade vodka was a favorite. How much you like the vodka will be depend on how much you like sweet or flavored spirits. For the most part, I enjoyed the options. This is the superior half of the shared property... More 

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Inverness,fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I did not do the tasting (I was driving), but I did listen as other patrons were having tastings and interactions with the server. I did not get his name, but he was very friendly and knowledgeable about the the products. Another server, Wanda, was cleaning up from a previous tasting group. She was happy to stop to answer my... More 

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Warrenville, Illinois, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We did both the winery and distillery tasting and it was fun. The distillery side was the best. Their Lemonade vodka is super!

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Tyler, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I visited Firefly Distillery as a part of the Low Country Trolley Tours Island Sip and See Tour (highly recommend)!!! What an interesting little distillery this was! It was a lot of fun for my hubby and I. He had never had Firefly, but I first tried Sweet Tea Vodka a few years ago when a friend... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I am not much of a drinker. Especially harder types of alcohol. They have some delicious flavored alcohols along with normal ones. Wanda is the person that gives you the samples. She is wonderful. The owners need to keep her around. We went in with no intentions of buying anything. With Wanda's enthusiasm and suggestions we ended up walking out... More 

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