Firefly rolling out line of 'white lightning'

      WAdMALAW ISLAND, S.C. (WCIV) - Firefly Distillery announced Wednesday a new line of moonshine distilled in South Carolina.

      Firefly Moonshine is produced in six flavors: White Lightning, Apple Pie, Caramel, Cherry, Strawberry, and Peach. The varieties{}are between 41.1 and 100.7 proof; 20.55 percent{}and 50.35 percent{}alcohol by volume.

      "We started with a 55 gallon stainless steel tank and some old pipes. Then we worked on many original recipes until we perfected the very first sweet tea vodka, Firefly. Since that time, we've cooked up many fine spirits and some really good moonshine too," said Jim Irvin, one of Firefly's cofounders.

      "When we first started making the Firefly Moonshine, we kept it to ourselves. It was a 'distillery secret' that only a few people knew about. But it tasted so good our 'Firefly insiders' kept asking for it. So we decided it was time to share the good stuff and make it available across the U.S.," said Scott Newitt, Irvin's business partner.

      The moonshine has been available at the distillery's tasting room since mid-February. It is now available statewide.