Carolina coastal cuisine, regionally-sourced brews, and new event venues elevate Myrtle Beach’s dining scene
Myrtle Beach, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2023) – Kingston Resorts  today announces the completion of its $65 million all-encompassing renovation with the opening of Black Drum Brewing , one of Myrtle Beach’s only restaurants affording ocean views from every point in the space. Under the ownership of EOS Hospitality , Black Drum Brewing welcomes locals and destination visitors alike to a sophisticated take on comfort food paradise featuring creative Southern-infused delicacies, regionally-sourced craft beers, and new private event spaces including Seaside Vista, a modern-designed ballroom with an open-air terrace, and a lush lawn overlooking the Atlantic.
“We’ve officially crossed the finish line in completing our property-wide reinvention as we formally debut Black Drum Brewing,” said Bob Barenberg, managing director of Kingston Resorts. “Fun, entertainment and downright delectable food define our latest restaurant addition, which stands as a new reason to visit Kingston Resorts all its own. Whether you’re looking for a fresh spot to take the family out to dinner or even host a special occasion with friends and loved ones, Black Drum Brewing is a culinary experience you won’t be able to miss.”
Black Drum Brewing’s all-pleasing menu serves as a savory vessel for locally-sourced ingredients, fresh seafood fare, and the finest cuts of meats. Dishes include comfort food favorites served up on all American-sized platters that aim to fill.
Menu highlights include:
Bourbon bacon shrimp made with bourbon pork belly, Carolina jumbo shrimp, and a bourbon glaze
Regionally harvested oysters served raw or char grilled
Smokehouse butcher pizza topped with pulled pork, brisket, Big Red BBQ sauce, smoked gouda, pickled jalapenos, and red onion
Southern fried chicken sandwich finished with southern slaw and Carolina comeback sauce
Black Drum beer brat made with a German-style beer bratwurst, sauerkraut, and house IPA served on a pretzel bun
Smokehouse ribs bbq plate, dry rubbed and served St. Louis style
True to its namesake, Black Drum Brewing also features an extensive list of craft beers with 40 taps sourced from brewers based in North and South Carolina, including names like Wicked Weed from Asheville, N.C., which brews Black Drum Brewing’s signature Black Drum Daylight beer, Tidal Creek from Myrtle Beach, S.C., Two-Blokes from Charleston, S.C. and more. For diners who prefer spirits, Black Drum Brewing offers a creative collection of country-inspired cocktails, such as the Southern Cheer made with Hopetown lime vodka and Cheerwine, Sunny Daze crafted with ginger bourbon and falernum, and the signature Carolina Sweet Tea mixed with Firefly Sweet Tea vodka and apple pie moonshine.
With Myrtle Beach’s ever-growing popularity among meeting and wedding planners due to its budget-friendly rates, beachfront offerings, and easy access in the center of the east coast, Black Drum Brewing’s new event venues are designed to provide this high-value market with innovative and creatively-inspired spaces that achieve an elevated look and feel.
Seaside Vista, the upstairs ballroom, is structured to suit special occasions of all sizes, including unique elements like sliding glass garage doors to open and close space as needed, along with an open-air terrace that affords unobstructed oceanfront views. Additionally, Black Drum Brewing’s event lawn ensures planners seeking outdoor accommodations are met with lush, versatile space. Whether hosting a cocktail reception, family reunion, business gathering, or private dinner, these new venues adapt with style and ease.
The lively and inventive Black Drum Brewing experience brings festive energy to Myrtle Beach’s dining scene and provides a new culinary adventure for beach dwellers and visitors alike. Reservations can be made on OpenTable or by calling (843) 282-8080. To learn more about Kingston Resorts and Black Drum Brewing
About Kingston Resorts
Following a $65 million renovation deemed the comprehensive project Myrtle Beach’s hotels and resorts have seen in more than five years, Kingston Resorts exemplifies the future of the destination. Comprised of Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort and Embassy Suites by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Resort, in addition to a number of condo and villa vacation rentals, Kingston Resorts provides the most elevated experience this the beloved seaside destination has to offer with fully renovated rooms, suites, and event space, the full-service Spa33, as well as a new grand pool, Currents Entertainment featuring two water parks and newly debuted Black Drum Brewing restaurant..