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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
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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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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Lemonade vodka

Love coming here for years - the vodkas can't be beat and the muscadine wines are pretty great too. The atmosphere is always so laid back and I enjoy spending an afternoon here... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bebelover18
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love coming here for years - the vodkas can't be beat and the muscadine wines are pretty great too. The atmosphere is always so laid back and I enjoy spending an afternoon here tasting and enjoying the scenery.

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Lexington, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I made a quick stop at the Firefly Distillery on our way to Charleston for our anniversary weekend. The staff was awesome in the tasting room and helped us decide on our selection. The lemonade vodka was awesome. We also had a shot of two parts lemonade vodka and 1 part strawberry moonshine..... WOW !!!!. I will be... More 

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Redmond, WA, USA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a trip if you are ready to party but realize that you will need to drive quite a ways into the back country from Charleston but if you love fun times or have a big party (there were numerous groups there celebrating) it may be worth the trip.We did a tasting ($6) of a number of their distilled spirits.... More 

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North Carolina USA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to sample some great wines and spirits. Deep Water Winery is there too. They make wines from muscadine grapes but they do not have that overpowering taste of muscadine that most have. Very good wines in my opinion. They also have the Firefly Distillery there. It offers vodka, white lighting, rum and bourbon and liqours. All were very... More 

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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area and heard that firefly was made here. We knew then we had to find it. They have a rotating tasting menu so you will always be able to try something new. The Deep Water Vineyard is right next door, so there is something for everyone!

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Orlando, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For $6 you get to try up to 6 different kinds of flavored vodka, moonshine, rum, and bourbon. My first time drinking moonshine which was quite strong as would be expected. The flavored moonshine was more tolerable and so we ended up buying a bottle. We were told the owner is moving the distillery to N. Charleston in the next... More 

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Thank jd50005
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For only $6 you get to taste and learn about the distillery! Very relaxing day! I would suggest to try the winery as well.

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Houston, TX
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on our way to the Charleston Tea Plantation when we saw a sign for Firefly Distillery and knew we HAD to stop on our way back. And we're SO GLAD we did! We have visited A LOT of tasting rooms, and Firefly was one of the MOST fun experiences to date. Wanda was working the tasting room that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2nd time visiting / now an annual tradition - love love love! Enjoyed the wine and the lemon vodka- tasting a great value!

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I were driving around and saw a sign for Winery. We followed the signs and ended up at Deep Water Vineyard which is next to Firefly Distillery. Service was very friendly. My wife and I had few samples and bought a couple of bottles. We had just finished Deep Water Vineyard, so I'm not sure how valid... More 

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