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Firefly Distillery

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Address: 6775 Bears Bluff Rd, Wadmalaw Island, SC 29487-6812
Phone Number: +1 843-557-1405
11:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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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No tour, just a tasting

We paired a visit to the tea plantation with a visit here, thinking that after we saw the tea harvested we'd see the sweet tea vodka being made. But no, this distillery is just a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Katie B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paired a visit to the tea plantation with a visit here, thinking that after we saw the tea harvested we'd see the sweet tea vodka being made. But no, this distillery is just a tasting room. For $6 you can taste 6 varieties of vodka, rum or moonshine, and they wrap your shot glass as a souvenir. We bought... More 

Thank Katie B
Management response:

We do not typically do tours of the bottling area due to the fact that there are so many hazards, but if you are here during the week you are more than welcome to peek your head in and watch the process. We also have the original still in the tasting room for guests to see how it all began.... More 

Carol Stream, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Firefly distillery was a great place to visit. They sell moonshine made at their distillery. Had fun with the young adults in the group.

Thank McMurphy223
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is beside the winery. So you can kill two birds with one stone. The people are nice and you'll enjoy sampling their products. They are closed on Sundays and Monday's.

Thank Carla H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Firefly DIstillery today (and Deep Water Vineyard, as they are literally 10 feet from each other on the same property). The husband and I really enjoyed! You can taste 6 samples of the vodka, whiskey or moonshine for $6. Loved the lemonade vodka and sweet tea vodka. Yummy! The property was pretty to walk around, but took about... More 

Thank Heinschr
Management response:

We will be moving closer to downtown (about 15 min drive) in the next two years so stay tuned!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were on our first weekend away since 2009 and I found out about this online while looking for alternative outings in the Charleston area. We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon and came home with some amazing spirits. The samples are generous and the selection is great. This would be a great outing for couples or a bachelorette... More 

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Holiday, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun find! So glad I saw this on Trip Advisor. Be aware, my cell phone GPS lost it’s signal, it’s so far out. And there’s only a small sign at the gate. My husband and I did the shot tasting. There is so much to sample. The caramel moonshine was our favorite! Glad we found a local liquor... More 

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New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live near Charleston and have been bringing guests here for over five years, at least 20 visits in all. Every time we visit, we have had Wanda or Charlotte as our "hostess" and they have been beyond wonderful. As part of each tasting you pick 6 vodkas, moonshines, whiskeys, rums or liquors to sample. In addition to the six... More 

Thank gibber
Management response:

I am so sorry to hear about your visit! Please contact Natalie at 843-557-1405 to discuss further. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem. Whenever I have anyone in town visiting I will be bringing them here. The drink tasting is delicious and a great deal to try out new drinks. We walked around the vineyard and the miniature cow was so cool! Great time!

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My daughter and I were vacationing in the area, when we stumbled upon the Firefly Distillery and neighboring Deep Water Vinyard. What an awesome find! The people there were so welcoming and friendly, and the wine and spirits were very good too! A great place to step off the beaten path and enjoy a little shade beneath the trees, sipping... More 

Thank Miswis
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Thanks for flying by! More 

South Carolina, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Stop no# 2 for the day.. good twenty min outside of CHS..be careful not to miss one sign on the left pointing towards Distillery. almost missed it.. once there, you can do wine tour and get free sample..then head over to the General Store for the Liquor tasting..$6 for six small shots of different flavors that you can choose. My... More 

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