CHStoday brewery bracket

We want to know: what is the best brewery in Charleston? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.


Help choose the best brewery in the Holy City.

Graphic via 6AM City

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Friendly competition, anyone?

With the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments underway, we’re joining the fun of bracket competitions with a face-off of our own.

Not a sports fan? No worries. Our bracket will focus on a hot topic among locals. Last year, y’all helped us name the best chicken and waffles. This year, we asked you to share your favorite brewery in Charleston.


The votes are in: Tideland Brewing has been named the best brewery in Charleston by our readers.

Congrats, Tideland. 👏

Round three

Things are heating up in the Holy City. Tideland Brewing + Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. are going head-to-head to be crowned the champion of breweries.

See your pick to the finish by voting in our final poll now through Thursday, March 30 at noon.

Round two

We’ve got some passionate readers. After 1,341 votes, here’s what breweries moved on to the next round:


Take a look at who’s moving on to the next round.

Graphic by 6AM City

Who will face off in the championship? Cast your votes now through Monday, March 27.

Round one

Who’s in the running

Going head-to-head in the first round are:

Need a refresher on how the bracket works and how to participate? Keep scrolling.

How it works

We will host several voting rounds within our newsletters and social channels to determine Charleston’s best brewery. Who moves on is up to you. Vote for your favorites, and the brewery with more votes moves on. Simple as that. We’ll go until we have a champion, which will be announced in our Friday, March 31 newsletter. You will be able to vote once per round.

How to participate

Vote for the brewery you’d like to see advance to round three using this poll. Once we count all the votes, we’ll share an updated bracket and new poll in an upcoming newsletter.

Want to fill out a bracket to see if you can guess who will win? Download and print the image above to take the competition up a notch. If your bracket is correct, send us a photo for a shoutout and bragging rights.

Ready to cheer your “team” to victory? Vote here.