Why limit happy to an hour?
Decidedly not fussy, Snowbird’s Fireside Bar blends authentic rustic ambiance with an abundance of beverage selections. Upon arrival, guests receive a welcome cocktail every evening during happy hour. The bar features a selection of handcrafted beers ranging from purely local brews to some of the best in the world, and the largest selection of fine spirits to be found in all of Western North Carolina. Indulge in a selection from our Craft Mountain Cocktail Menu. Discover an abundance of wine selections in our wine cellar with over 500 labels, all handpicked, representing most of the very best wineries in the world.
This is a place to disconnect to reconnect. Share your stories of adventure with other guests. Sip a glass of fine wine while enjoying the warmth from the fireplace. Take your beverage and wander out to the front porch to enjoy the reflections of the sun as it sinks below the mountains… a fitting way to end the day.
“They may come as guests, but I make sure they leave as friends.” That’s the motto and vibe you can expect when taking a seat in the cozy but refined fireside bar at Snowbird Mountain Lodge. Butch Lampkin, greets you casually and gets to work serving up guests most loved libations.
Snowbird Mountain Coffee
Grab a book and curl up with the perfect fireside beverage.
Butterscotch schnapps, fresh caramel, coffee, a dash of Makers Mark and fresh whipped cream.
Godiva’s Chocolate Indulgence
A velvety smooth chocolate sensation.
For serious chocolate lovers only.
Godiva chocolate liqueur, Absolut vanilla, Creme de Cacao, chocolate and a dash of cream.
Our take on the “Old Fashioned” just the way the Wolfe Brothers would’ve made it way back in the day when
the doors opened.
Eagle Rare Bourbon, St. Germain, Dash of bitters & Lemon Zest.
Snowbird’s version of the “Manhattan” only without the crowds.
Bulleit Bourbon, Sweet Vermouth, Orange bitters & a Amarena Cherry.
The infamous tail of , this drink celebrates the twisty turns and curves of HWY 129 in style. Be cautious, this one spanks.
Rye whiskey, Brandy, Yellow Chartreuse & a dash of water.
The Flame Azalea
Our native azaleas that bloom every spring in front of the Lodge, this refreshing cocktail is sure to remind us of the good times.
Fresh Mountain Honey drizzled into a glass with Vodka, simple syrup, lime juice & cucumbers.
The Rich Mountaineer
Kinda like what the Beverly Hillbillies would have drunk if they’d lived here.
Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur, Grey Goose Vodka,
a little cranberry juice and several cherries….YUM!!
They cut down all of the trees except Joyce Kilmer and were hard working and hard living, just like you and me.
Mint, Blanton’s bourbon, Rye whiskey and pure maple syrup.
The Highland Scots were the first white settlers to find these mountains because they reminded them of home…with trees. Rob Roy would’ve been proud…and a little coy…
Maple Syrup, Gold Patron Tequila, Appleton Estate Rum, Rye whiskey and a dash of zesty bitters brings a little zest to these mountains, caution, this one bites.
The Honey Bee
Krupnikas, Hendricks Gin & orange juice makes for a sweet and savory summer blast…perfect for the end of the day!
The Sunrise Point
Our outstanding take on the Cosmopolitan!
Grey Goose Citron, Cointreau, Splash of Sour, Cranberry and lime juices.
The Southern Lady Fern
Life is better with bubbles and whiskey!
Jean-Luc Joillot Cremánt de Bourgogne Brut, High West American Prairie Whiskey,
Virtue Cocktail Bitters – (Rose, Alpine, and Sage)