Raise Your Glass

The South has a spirit all its own. By that, we mean the kind of spirit that comes in a bottle.

The South has a spirit all its own. By that, we mean the kind of spirit that comes in a bottle.


Atlanta, GA

ASW Distillery

When it opened in 2016, ASW Distillery was just the second (legal) distillery in Atlanta since the end of Prohibition. They’ve made up for lost time with their whiskeys winning awards and their Armour Yard district tasting room becoming the toast of the town. aswdistillery.com


Orpheus Brewing

With a lineup of unique brews fit for the Greek hero that shares its name, Orpheus Brewing serves up its brews from its spacious taproom. Here you can sample their “Choosers of the Slain” straight from the brewery or get adventurous with their “Stouts All the Way Down” series. orpheusbrewing.com


Old Fourth Distillery

A tasting at Old Fourth Distillery lets you sample some of the south’s most awarded spirits, from the Hand Crafted Vodka to the Bottled in Bond Bourbon, pictured, both of which won gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. o4d.com


Charleston, SC

Charleston Distillery

Opening this month, Charleston Distilling Co.’s new Johns Island facility will include a luxe tap room where you can sample their intriguing spirits like the fiery Carolina Reaper Vodka, pictured.  charlestondistilling.com


Frothy Beard Brewery

Created, according to their website, “out of a passion for creativity, culinary arts, zombies, epic novels, board games, the outdoors, and beer. Mostly beer,” Frothy Beard Brewery is as quirky as it is delicious. Sample from among 20+ taps in their spacious tap room and feel free to geek out about your beer. frothybeard.com


Hilton Head, SC

Hilton Head Distillery

Famed for its wildly original rums and silky smooth Aeromoor vodka, the tasting room at Hilton Head Distillery lets you sip from among their locally inspired selection amid a lush Coastal chic vibe. Definitely try the Mountain Peak Espresso Rum while you’re there. hiltonheaddistillery.com

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