Ghost Coast Distillery is, remarkably, the primary distillery to open in Savannah for the reason that Prohibition led to 1933. It’s onerous to consider it took that lengthy for Savannah to get again into the booze enterprise.
To assist acknowledge its connection to the legacy of Prohibition, Ghost Coast is presenting a weekly film evening.
“It type of got here to growth as a result of we’re the primary distillery since Prohibition in Savannah, and a number of our cocktails are inventive impressed, type of off-the-wall,” defined Kelcie Beausir, Advertising Supervisor of Ghost Coast Distillery. “We wished to do a Prohibition model occasion to have fun the Prohibition with traditional cocktails and classic films.”
For the final a number of weeks, Ghost Coast has been internet hosting a Classic Film Night time each Thursday night with a enjoyable and scrumptious choice of $10 Prohibition period cocktails. Final week’s display screen providing was the unique 1937 model of “A Star is Born.”
“We haven’t been capable of do excursions within the new cocktail room since COVID, or excursions within the manufacturing space, so that is one other method of celebrating the historical past portion of Ghost Coast,” stated Beausir of the occasion.
One of many attracts to Ghost Coast Distillery, moreover its wonderful choice of spirits, is its newly renovated cocktail room.
“We took COVID to renovate the entire house to make it extra of a venue moderately than simply your typical distillery expertise with a retail house and a bar,” stated Beausir. “We had a wall separating the 2 areas. We eliminated that and now it’s one open flooring plan, good for live shows and occasions. We additionally put in a stage and introduced in a sound engineer put sound tools on the partitions and enhance the sound.”
Now Ghost Coast is an ideal house to display screen films and host occasions, in addition to have common stay music each Saturday and Sunday.
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Whereas the tentative plan is to proceed screening classic films each Thursday, Ghost Coast hope to change it up and present horror films in October and Christmas films in December. Within the meantime, seize a traditional cocktail and catch an previous black and white display screen gem.
Snacks on provide embody Savannah Rae’s gourmand popcorn and native cheese sticks, good to go along with your Bee’s Knees or Gin Rickey.
This Thursday, Ghost Coast will display screen the traditional 1945 Sherlock Holmes movie, “Pursuit to Algiers” starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, and Marjorie Riordan.
IF YOU GO
WHAT: Classic Film Night time: Sherlock Holmes in “Pursuit to Algiers” (1954)
WHEN: Thursday at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Ghost Coast Distillery, 641 Indian Avenue