The Palmetto State is home to many local distilleries and breweries as well as renowned restaurants and bars. But sometimes, you just want to enjoy a drink from the comfort of your own home. Using ingredients from some of South Carolina’s local establishments, these recipes are as unique as they are delicious. Check out the recipes below and make your own SC inspired cocktail.
1 oz of Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka
½ oz of Tippleman’s Ginger Honey
½ oz of Lemon Juice
1 ½ oz of Blenheim Hot Ginger Ale
Palmetto Rose Garnish
Lemon Wheel Garnish
Mint Sprig Garnish
In tall Collins glass, add mint, lemon juice and Tippleman’s Ginger Honey syrup; muddle. Add ice. Gently pour in Firefly Sweet Tea Vodka, then Blenheim’s Hot Ginger Ale. Garnish with hand-crafted Palmetto Rose, lemon wedge and mint sprig. Sip responsibly.
Cannonborough Grapefruit Elderflower soda
Lemon Wheat Ale Beer — River Rat
Fill chilled pint glass halfway with Lemon Wheat Pale Ale, and then top with Cannonborough Grapefruit Elderflower soda. Sprinkle hops on top as garnish. Enjoy in gentle lady sips.
1 ½ oz of Six & Twenty 5 Grain Bourbon
½ oz of Lime Juice
½ oz of Peach Juice
½ oz of Bittermilk Charred Grapefruit Tonic
1 ½ oz of Hooch
Basil Leaf Garnish
Freshly Sliced Peaches Garnish
Add bourbon, juice and tonic to mixing tin full of ice. Shake passionately. Pour into rocks glass over ice. Garnish with basil leaf and peach slice. Imbibe.