In the Field

Whiskey After Dark 2023

World's top whiskey ambassadors head to South Carolina

Whiskey After Dark Hero
Photography courtesy of Paul Cheney

The Local Palate, in partnership with Breakthru Beverage, is bringing the world’s top whiskey ambassadors to South Carolina destinations in 2023. Heading to downtown Charleston on October 19, Whiskey After Dark offers residents and visitors the opportunity to sip and sample more than 100 whiskeys, bourbons, and scotches, as well as a selection of seltzer and craft beer. To match the flavors of oak and smoke, award-winning chefs and pitmasters will craft complementing hors d’oeuvres and larger plates to keep attendees fueled as they taste their way through the event’s premium lineup. 

Whiskey line-up at 2022 Whiskey After Dark

Whiskey After Dark in Charleston will be held at the Cedar Room and welcomes leading pitmasters from around the South. Whole-hog smoked barbecue, ribs, and smoked turkey plus all the fixings from Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint, Sam Jones BBQ, Hamfish BBQ, and Southern Soul Barbeque make for robust fare to enjoy while tasting world-class whiskeys, sipping cocktails, and meeting people behind the brands. VIP ticket holders are invited to arrive at 5:30 p.m. for early access and whiskey cocktails. Doors open for general admission at 6:30. Check out our Eventbrite for more information and to purchase tickets.

Want a taste now? Stir up these whiskey cocktails from our premier 2023 event in York County:

Sparkling Blackberry Julep

Sparkling Blackberry Julep

Tart berries, crisp mint, and fizzy Mountain Valley Spring Water Blackberry Pomegranate are simple ingredients for this blackberry julep.

Key Lime Ricky Cocktail

Key Lime Ricky

Riffing on key lime pie, the Key Lime Ricky balances sweetness, a bright essence of lime, and the smoky undertones of bourbon.

Smoked Bourbon Peach Bellini

Smoked Bourbon Peach Bellini

Top this smoky bourbon peach bellini with Mountain Valley Spring Water White Peach, for a refreshingly balanced cocktail.

  • Charleston

    701 East Bay Street #200 Charleston, SC 29403
  • date:

    October 19, 2023 – October 19, 2023

Recap: Whiskey After Dark in York County 2023

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