This fall, enjoy seasonal libations, including pumpkin ales and spirited cocktails, from local haunts. Watch as brewers and bartenders turn your drink of choice into a spooky delight. Add some jolly to your fall bar crawl by enjoying Santa-inspired concoctions from some local spots.
Here are some of the best North Myrtle Beach attractions for finding spirited cocktails, wines, and brews.
1. Seasonal Cocktails – Twelve 33 Distillery
Enjoy seasonal cocktails made with handcrafted spirits now through December at Twelve 33 Distillery in Little River.
Thier spooky spirits menu includes festively fun drinks like the Poison Apple: featuring Rocco Loco Reposado, agave nectar, pomegranate juice, cranberry juice, a fresh lemon press, and and an evil dusting of edible glitter. If you dare, try the Little River Reaper, featuring thier signature Restitution Rye Whisky, OJ, lemon juice, blue curacao, agave, and finished with a black sprinkle rim and smoked!
If you prefer a tangy cocktail, order the Never Trust a Ginger made with peach vodka, orange juice, simple syrup, lime juice, and ginger beer. Or the Spicoli’s Van, featuring rum, apple cider, cranberry clove simple syrup, bitters, and cold smoke.
If you can’t choose just one, order a flight of seasonal cocktails. Or skip fall altogether and go straight to Christmas with the Save Frosty cocktail made with Santa’s Little Helper liqueur, also sold in bottles.
2. Pum’kin Wine & Holiday Vino – Duplin Winery
Duplin Winery at Barefoot Landing is getting into the fall spirit with the release of Pum’kin, a sweet grape wine with natural flavor. This wine can be enjoyed chilled, or for an insider tip, warm the wine and brew in some mulling spices! An extra special treat for a witches night in!
If you're ready to leave the pumpkins in the past, Duplin also released its holiday-inspired wine! This year you'll find a new wine in the lineup called Flamingle Jingle, a holiday rosé with a sweet pop of Christmas fruit. Other favorites like the classic Christmas Wine, and Naughty & Nice will also be back in the tasting rooms and a holiday party near you!
Spend the day at Duplin, known for its sweet Muscadine wine. Lounge on the patio and enjoy a wine tasting along with crackers and dip as live music plays in the background. Take a couple of bottles home to sip on long after your fall family getaway.
3. Boo's and Brews – Crooked Hammock Brewery
Jav-O-Lantern is sending seasonal beer lovers into a frenzy. Made in-house at Crooked Hammock Brewery at Barefoot Landing, the Jav-O-Lantern is a pumpkin coffee ale with the right amount of pumpkin, spice, and everything nice. If a sour is more your style, try the Frankenbooberry. This spooky Halloween creation combines two favorite fall cereals with ripe blueberry & strawberry for a scary-smooth, sour-sipping-sensation.
With so many seasonal libations to choose from, you’ll feel the holiday spirit in no time while vacationing in North Myrtle Beach.