BevCon 2016

The Cocktail Bandits, were so excited to attend the first ever BevCon!! It took place at the Hyatt Place on  August 21st through August 23 in Charleston, South Carolina. BevCon is a 3 day conference for beverage professionals by beverage professionals focusing on ALL THINGS DRINKABLE: coffee, soda, juice, beer, wine and spirits.  It’s more intimate […]

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Top Ten Charleston Cocktails

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The Teal Drop Cocktail on LCL

The Bandits had a great time on Lowcountry Live this morning. We had the honor of partnering with the Center for Women and creating a Teal cocktail in honor of #wearteal day for GYN health and awareness. Encourage women in your life to learn more about her body. For our craft cocktail, we came up […]

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Miss Naturally Crowned Charleston

Miss Naturally Crowned On June 24th, History was made in Charleston, South Carolina. “Miss Naturally Crowned” was the First Natural Hair beauty pageant to come to the American Theater.  Nine beautiful, black, natural women walked across the stage that night. We were so thankful to be in attendance, and happy to be a part of […]

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The Hacienda Patrón Experience (Part 2)

The Patron Tequila making process has several steps. 1. AGAVE SELECTION: Patron has a long relationship with growers in Mexico. They always make sure they’re provided with the best agave available. Once agave is selected, a jimador (Mexican farmer who harvests agave) will strip the leaves, leaving the pina. (Core or center of agave.) 2. […]

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The Hacienda Patron Experience (Part 1)

    If any of you know the Cocktail Bandits, you know that our first love is tequila. It is the reason why we created the brand. For the last 3 years, we have been studying/tasting different tequilas, learning about the tequila culture and making our own fun tequila cocktails. We were praying for a […]

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Satisfy Your Thirst SC -Lowcountry

Our last region for that Satisfy Your Thirst tour was the Lowcountry. The Lowcountry consists of Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, and Ridgeland. The area is so beautiful, and historic; it really makes you appreciate this beautiful state as well as this amazing tour. We were able to find some really cool spots to check out […]

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Satisfy Your Thirst SC Tour – Columbia

Columbia was the next stop of our SYT SC tour. Columbia has fewer places on the app but they have a growing beverage community that will be as big as Charleston or Greenville very soon! Their up and coming beer scene is something the we are excited about! OLD MILL BREW PUB The SYT SC […]

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Satisfy Your Thirst SC Tour – Greenville

The upstate was a pleasant surprise for us on this tour. We did not know that so many cool and innovative things were happening there, in the food and beverage scene. There were a plethora  of locations on that Satisfy Your Thirst app, but in the small time we had were only able to go […]

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Satisfy Your Thirst SC Tour – Charleston (cont)

FIREFLY DISTILLERY Our next stop, on the Satisfy Your Thirst Tour, was our beloved Firefly! Firefly Distillery was founded on Wadmalaw Island, 30 minutes away from Charleston, South Carolina. The owners and founders, Jim Irvine and Scott Newitt came up with the insane idea to build a distillery in the country. They lobbied in Columbia, […]

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