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Firefly Distillery

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Address: 6775 Bears Bluff Rd, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487-6812
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+1 843-557-1405
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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Keep driving and eventually you'll get there

Our intention was to visit Irvin-House Vineyards, but Firefly Distillery is right across the patio, so we sampled those products too. It was a lot of fun, partly because the staff... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 9, 2016
JoAnn C
Crofton, Maryland
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Crofton, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

Our intention was to visit Irvin-House Vineyards, but Firefly Distillery is right across the patio, so we sampled those products too. It was a lot of fun, partly because the staff was having such a good time letting us sample the various spirits. We could pick 6 spirits to taste. That, after the wine tasting, made for a very relaxing... More 

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Macon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016

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 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016 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 

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Conway, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

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.

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