The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for our area starting January 2 at 10:00pm through January 3 mid-day. Conditions could be hazardous so plan ahead and stay safe. Learn more here.

A Spirited Tour of Waynesville


When it comes to restaurants, Waynesville has no shortage of places to delight your tastebuds. However, sometimes we all just want to relax with a specialty cocktail or a handcrafted brew. If that’s the case, then this blog is for you. Take a tour of Waynesville’s offering of beer, wine, and spirits for a taste of the Smokies—with a little kick!


Frog Level Brewing

Time to tap into the cold, crisp brews concocted at Frog Level Brewing Co. With over 21 taps, you’ll have a hard time choosing which one to try first. Fill up a glass and have a blast!

Boojum Brewing Company

The best part of Boojum is their ever-rotating selection of their own crafted beers on tap. If you also enjoy wine and cocktails, check out their speakeasy-style Gem Bar. Your tastebuds will thank you.

Blue Ridge Beer Hub

There’s a reason “Hub” is in their name. This place has a huge selection of craft beers, ciders, meads and more. They also have the supplies to brew your own creations. Find a selection of hard-to-find beers on tap or reach for some non-alcoholic options from Waynesville Soda Jerks.



The Classic Wineseller

Enjoy a selection of over 1,100 wines in a cozy atmosphere. They also offer events such as live music, classes, winemaker dinners and tastings, and more. You’ll be on cloud wine.

Bosu’s Wine Shop & Gourmet Retailer

This place is known to be “Created for the Casual Connoisseur” and is home to everything from award-winning small production wines to classic favorites. They’ve been selling their collection of unique wines for over 20 years and counting.


Frogs Leap Public House

Hop on over to their bar called “The Pond” for specialty crafted cocktails that change with seasonal ingredients. Enjoy handcrafted alcoholic beverages and seasonal fruity sangrias that will tickle your tastebuds. Can we get a “Sip Sip Hooray?”

The Sweet Onion

Not only do they have an impressive selection of beers and wine, but The Sweet Onion also has some pretty sweet cocktails that sound too good to turn down. Enjoy a Margarita, an Old Fashioned, or try their drink called the Dirty Onion. You won’t want to miss this list!


No matter what kind of libations suit your fancy, Waynesville’s selection of spirits are as vast as the Smokies themselves. Take a tour and send your tastebuds on a wild ride—just be sure to drink responsibly. Share your drink pictures with us on social by tagging us using #Waynesville or @VisitNCSmokies.

Related Posts

Looking for the ultimate Independence Day experience? Look no further than Haywood County! Join us for three whole days of fireworks, and four full
Happy 50th Birthday, Maggie Valley! Over the last 50 years, Maggie Valley has grown into a destination with everything from breathtaking outdoor escapes and
As springtime peeks through the winter frost in western North Carolina, it signals the start of a much-anticipated culinary season – ramp season! Known