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Your ultimate guide to Charleston’s breweries


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Summer is almost here, Charleston. To celebrate, here is a list of 30+ breweries + taprooms to help you and your friends navigate the local beer scene. 🍻

🍺 Downtown

Baker & Brewer | 📍 94 Stuart St.

Cheers this: P is for Pterodactyl

A 7.1% Belgian brown made in collaboration with Springbok Coffee Roasters.

Cooper River Brewing Co. | 📍 2201B Mechanic St.

Cheers this: CHS IPA

A West Coast IPA with simcoe + Citra Hops.

Edmund’s Oast | 📍 1081 Morrison Dr.

Cheers this: Peanut Butter & Jelly

The classic kid sandwich in a glass.

Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. | 📍1505 King St., #115

Cheers this: Something Cold

A light + refreshing ultra premium blonde ale.

Fatty’s Beer Works | 📍1436 Meeting St.

Cheers this: Star Compass

Summertime in a glass: an 8% sour DIPA with tastes of lime, tangerine + pineapple.

LO-Fi Brewing | 📍 2038 Meeting Street Rd.

Cheers this: LO-Fi Lager

A simple Mexican lager.

Munkle Brewing |📍1513 Meeting Street Rd.

Cheers this: Evening Post Porter

This version of a British-style Porter has a low ABV (5.2%) + a medium body allowing it to be drinkable year-round.

Palmetto Brewing Co. | 📍289 Huger St.

Cheers this: Idle Speed

A salted lime lager brewed at the oldest licensed brewery in SC.

Revelry Brewing Co. | 📍10 Conroy St.

Cheers this: Up Sh*m Creek

An India pale lager inspired by long afternoons on the dock.

The Hold by Revelry Brewing | Tasting Room |📍 36 Romney St.

A sour beer tasting room by Revelry Brewing Co.

Tradesman Brewing Company | 📍 1647 King St. Ext.

Cheers this: Bricklayer Red Ale

A double red that is roasty + malty with a clean finish.

*This list was last updated on June 2021*

🍺 West Ashley

Charles Towne Fermentory |📍 809 Savannah Hwy.

Cheers this: Sungazer

A tropical fruit IPA with subtle bitterness.

Frothy Beard | 📍1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.

Cheers this: ¡Ándale! Pale Ale

A jalapeno Cilantro Pale Ale that will give you a nice little burn in the back of your throat.

🍺 North Charleston

COAST Brewing Company | 📍1250 2nd St. N.

Cheers this: Hop Art

A fine line between a sweet malt + assertive hops.

Commonhouse Aleworks | 📍4831 O’Hear Ave.

Cheers this: Park Circle Pale

Includes flavors of orange marmalade, tropical fruit + citrus zest.

Freehouse Brewery |📍 2895 Pringle St. B.

Cheers this: Folly’s Pride

A crisp, golden session ale with a mildly bitter finish.

Holy City Brewing | 📍 1021 Aragon Ave.

Cheers this: Washout Wheat

Notes of banana + clove.

Pawleys Island Brewing Company |📍 2668 Industrial Ave.

Cheers this: Pawleys Pale Ale

A full-bodied ale reminiscent of those that started the craft beer revolution.

Rusty Bull Brewing Co. |📍3005 W. Montague Ave.

Cheers this: Railyard

A mild brown ale that pays homage to the North Charleston railyards around the brewery.

Ship’s Wheel |📍1033 E. Montague St.

Cheers this: Dry Hop

Made with 5 varieties of hops for a bittersweet semi-dry flavor.

Snafu Brewing Company | 📍 3280 Industry Dr.

Cheers this: Snafu-Tang

A sour beer made with raw, fresh oranges.

Tideland Brewing | 📍 4155 Dorchester Rd.

Cheers this: Tart Cherry Brackish

A refreshing light sour beer.

🍺 Daniel Island

New Realm Brewing Company | 📍 880 Island Park Dr.

Cheers this: Hoptropolis

This beer was built on the foundation of citra, mosaic, azacca + loral hops to add pear, peach and pineapple notes.

Indigo Reef Brewing Co. |📍2079 Wambaw Creek Rd. Unit 1

Cheers this: Shelly Beach Blonde Ale

Named after Shelly Beach in Australia – the first place the owners visited as certified scuba divers.

🍺 James Island

Famulari’s Brewing & Pizza Co. |📍 1291 Folly Rd.

Cheers this: Strawberry Cup of Clouds

A smoothie-style IPA that includes real strawberry.

🍺 Johns Island

Fat Pig Brewing Co. |📍 3690 Old Charleston Rd.

Cheers this: Barrel Aged Chocopotamus

An imperial chocolate oatmeal stout.

Low Tide Brewing Co. | 📍 2863 Maybank Hwy.

Cheers this: Carolina Creamsicle

Orange + vanilla combined with sour culture and lactose sugar.

Estuary Beans & Barley |📍 3538 Meek’s Farm Rd.

Cheers this: Gator Boots

A medium-bodied dark lager with notes of caramel + a crisp, clean finish.

🍺 Mount Pleasant

Ghost Monkey Brewery | 📍 522 Wando Ln.

Cheers this: Sparkles the Fluffy Unicorn

A cotton candy sour beer.

Two Blokes Brewing | 📍 547 Long Point Rd. #101

Cheers this: Throat Charmer

An American-style double IPA with Citra + Amarillo hops.

Westbrook Brewing Co. |📍 510 Ridge Rd.

Cheers this: White Thai

A refreshing Witbier with notes of lemon candy + citrus fruit. The crisp lemongrass pairs well with a spiciness from the ginger root.

🍺 Summerville

Oak Road Brewery |📍108 E. 3rd N. St.

Cheers this: HHH

A German Hefeweizen.

We highly advise visiting the establishment’s website to verify current drink offerings — as some are only seasonal or for special occasions. For more information on local breweries, check out the Charleston Ale Trail.

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