When most vacationers think of libations to enjoy in Myrtle Beach, summer staples and/or beach-ready frozen concoctions like the margarita, the daiquiri and the piña colada likely spring to mind. But of course, Myrtle Beach is a great vacation destination throughout the year — and the must-try drinks on the Grand Strand go well beyond the usual tropical-themed lineup found in beach towns.
During your next autumn visit to the Grand Strand, try one of these tasty grown-up concoctions that fit perfectly with the crisp fall air and scenic seasonal views found in the Myrtle Beach area during the fall:
The Smokin’ Oldie
Found about a half-mile south of The Strand Resort at its sister resort The Breakers, Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen is known for its one-of-a-kind craft cocktails and the “farm to shaker” approach it takes to making them via local sourcing. And one of the highlights on its cocktail menu — the Smokin’ Oldie — offers a unique twist on an Old Fashioned by combining Buffalo Trace bourbon, burnt sugar syrup, house-blend bitters, a fresh orange peel and a pressed cherry, all of which is smoked barside with aged and dried hickory chips. It’s a great way to warm up on a cool, crisp fall day.
Nitrogen-Infused Chai Latte
In an effort to support the local arts scene, Myrtle Beach’s Art Burger Sushi Bar dedicates significant sections of its wall space to displaying local artists’ paintings and other artworks. And many drink aficionados say the offerings from its liquid nitrogen-infused cocktail menu are works of art, too. Among them, the Chai Latte with RumChata liqueur, spiced chai syrup, cinnamon and cream makes for a particularly sweet autumn treat.
The Spicy Tuna
Originally opened in Murrells Inlet, Wicked Tuna specializes in fresh ocean catches cooked to perfection on the grill, along with a range of tasty and tempting sushi rolls — all of which proved popular enough to necessitate a second location on the Second Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach. The establishment’s bar also offers a collection of Lowcountry Libations worth going out of your way to get. Crafted with locally made Twelve 33 3 Peppers vodka, which is infused with locally grown jalapeno, habanero and Carolina Reaper peppers, the establishment’s signature Spicy Tuna Martini is sure to heat up a cool fall day (for those brave enough to try it).
The Smoke Show
Found at Myrtle Beach’s “Uptown Downtown” Market Common shopping/dining/entertainment complex, the King Street Grille has been voted the area’s best sports bar for good reason. It’s a great upscale spot to catch a game and grab some grub, and its Signature drinks menu is definitely worth checking out, too. Among the tasty libations available, the Smoke Show — featuring Casamigos Blanco tequila, spiced ancho chile liqueur and mezcal — is sure to warm up those who enjoy it.
When you’re ready to enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation this fall on the South Carolina coast — along with some good times and flavorful drinks — book your autumn vacation at The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach. With our wide range of comfortable accommodation options and array of on-site amenities, you’re sure to create some long-lasting memories during your fall getaway to the Grand Strand.