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Firefly Distillery

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Address: 6775 Bears Bluff Rd, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
Phone Number: 18435571405
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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Fun tasting rooms

When we decided to go out to the distillery I thought we were actually touring a facility, as it turns out it's only tasting rooms and a couple of gift shops. It was so much fun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Stacy T
Macon, United States
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Macon, United States
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we decided to go out to the distillery I thought we were actually touring a facility, as it turns out it's only tasting rooms and a couple of gift shops. It was so much fun. The grounds are beautiful, the ladies that did our tastings gave us a memorable experience and we had more flavors of vodka/moonshine & liquors... More 

Thank Stacy T
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a little out of the way but it is worth it if you like flavored spirits. There is a winery on the same property but we only sampled the hard alcohol. Their specialty is flavored vodka but they also have moonshine, whisky and rum. With some of the mixtures are hard to tell there is much alcohol... More 

Thank Climb14ers
Conway, South Carolina
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my wife, son and daughter-in-law and had a great time! Got there about lunch and had a burger before the tasting! Our hostess was EXCELLENT and were allowed to chose the spirits we wanted to sample! Pours were more than enough and then you could purchase bottles of your favorites! Tried the newer Sweet Tea Whiskey and brought... More 

Thank Bobc1944
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firefly is famous for their delicious sweet tea vodka. But they have much more... including liquors like Banana Pudding and Moonshine. All very tasty. We love to stop by Firefly on Wadmalaw Island. It's about 30 minutes from Kiawah. It's next to a winery with tastings as well. $6 per person (cash or charge ). The Distillery Rep will guide... More 

Thank ChrisFromCincinnati
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I decided to check out this "off the beaten path" Charleston area attraction this month and had a wonderful time! When we first arrived, I was skeptical. We were starving and were told to expect food at the venue. There was one food truck present that served just the basics - hamburgers, hot dogs, etc. They were... More 

Thank Meisha B
Jacksonville, Florida
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the drive out here to see the distillery and what fun. Did both the wine and spirit tasting th wine was good make sure you try just their grape juice it is amazing. Then off to the spirits tasting well we had fun there and brought home a selection of he moonshine and vodkas. The best as far... More 

Thank 1hungrychef
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little unsure about doing a tasting of spirits as I don't usually like spirits without mixers but this experience changed my thinking! All of the different varieties we tasted (there were two of us so we also tried each other's) were so good! The bartender/mixologist was so knowledgable and friendly. I definitely recommend visitors to make the... More 

Thank newplacesnewfriends
Eldersburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firefly distillery I'd located in the middle of nowhere but it has such a cute setup. The winery is also located onsite so you can taste at both. We just tasted at the distillery and it was so much fun. Rhonda was enthusiastic and got everyone involved.

Thank ahinton27
Boston, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A two for one tour. First, the distillery is a fun place to try spirits. Good bartenders allow trials for a slight flight fee. You can buy vodka and whiskey onsite. Next door is the winery tour, specializing in Muscadine wines. Wine for sale here too. Deep in the woods, a short ride from Charleston.

Thank Steve M
Smyrna, Ga, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in downtown Charleston so it was a bit of a drive (about 30 minutes) but it was worth it in the end. We did the distillery and winery tours which was a good deal, $11 for both. The winery was hit or miss and they are all muscadine wines. The distillery made up for that part. They have... More 

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