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Firefly Distillery

6775 Bears Bluff Rd, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487
843-557-1405
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Distilleries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Firefly Distillery is South Carolina's first and largest distillery. Firefly Distillery is home to...
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Type: Distilleries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Although this distillery is a bit of a drive outside of Charleston, it's well worth it. Our group did a tasting with Wanda, who instantly became our best friend. She not only poured our selections but also gave us suggestions on ways to mix the alcohols. The lemonade Vodka served Wanda's way is phenomenal! We definitely recommend the drive to... More 

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Bellaire, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

My adult daughter recently visited Firefly Distillery for a "quick" visit to purchase a bottle of Sweet Tea vodka. As we were entering a couple we had met earlier told us we should work with Wanda. Wanda was the highlight of the trip. The tasting was an education in itself with numerous tasting combinations, all complementing each other. Her knowledge... More 

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South Florida
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159 reviews 159 reviews
47 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My husband di a tasting of the flavored vodka, moonshine and liquer and really enjoyed the experience. The chocolate pecan liquor was expecially good. We bought quite a few bottles for presents, though we thought it as a bit pricey at $20 a bottle.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our tasting at the distillery of vodkas and moonshine in many flavors. Wanda was a wonderful "bartender" and really catered to us.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a place you must visit if you're interested in distilleries. My wife and I visited the distillery and had a great time sampling different products. The server was a delight. A must visit if you're in the Charleston area. A little hard to find so get good directions.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

First of all, the drive there is part of the overall experience... what a beautiful part of Charleston to experience. Tree lined roads, grand oaks, just awesome!!! You are literally removed from the city and out in the middle of almost nowhere. I am not a HUGE Vodka fan and still LOVED the experience. Also there is winery on the... More 

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Brownstown, MI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were at Irvin House Vineyards which is at the same location as Firefly Distillery. First we went to wine tasting at Irvin. You pay 5 dollars which includes the wine glass and the five wines they make. You were taken to the back room and they showed a video about the history of their vineyard. All of their wines... More 

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Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

On the same grounds as the Irvin House Vinyards stands the Firefly Distillery. After our wine tasting we were treated to a tasting at Firefly. They produce a variety of liquor's. Unfortunately I was the driver so could not do the tasting I would have liked. I had to rely on the comments of the group for their impression of... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If we hadn't been flying home, we'd have bought some of the Moonshine....and we don't even drink! But it was pretty unique and would have been a fun gift.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice experience in a beautiful area hosted by a bartender with knowledge of the products. A bottle makes a great souvenir.

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