St. Augustine may seem like a quiet city, but do check out the many pubs and bars scattered across the city.
It's no secret – St. Augustine loves to drink, and the ancient town may be able to claim pride of place when it comes to expertise with alcoholic concoctions. Whether you want to see how local alcohols are made, explore the more artistic side of artisanal inebriation, or enjoy the best possible version of a cocktail classic, St. Augustine is the finest city for fine drinking endeavors.
At the St Augustine Distillery, take a free tour to watch as they mix, mash, cook and distill small batch vodka, rum, gin and whiskey in a historically renovated ice manufacturing plant. Learn about the history of ice and distilling in Florida, and then taste their small batch spirits in the reinstated facility that take visitors back to a bygone era. And you are bound to visit the boutique Ice Plant bar upstairs - get ready to fall in love.
Located in one of Henry Flagler's old East Coast Railway buildings, the San Sebastian Winery has a very rich history. Take an interesting tour of the 18,000-square-foot facilities with a detailed overview of the exciting wine making process. A wine and jazz bar called The Cellar Upstairs, located on the rooftop of the winery building, offers live music on weekends, excellent wine and light appetizers.