04 May A Guide to South Carolina Craft Beer Breweries
Are you a lover of craft beer? If so, you are going to love American Tap House! A brand new American Gastropub, coming to Broadway at the Beach this spring. Our chef-driven gastropub is united by craft beers and food and dedicated to the “art of fine food and beer.” The restaurant will feature many of the breweries located in the area. Here is a guide to South Carolina breweries:
Columbia, South Carolina:
Conquest Brewing Co.
This brewery is the first to Columbia and believes that the taste is truly what makes a beer so great. There are no scheduled tours at Conquest Brewing. However, you can request one when you visit.
Address: 947 S Stadium Road, Bay 1, Columbia, S.C
River Rat Brewery
The River Rat has a specific goal in mind. To create craft beers that would satisfy anyone after a long day’s work. We dig it.
Address: 1231 Shop Road, Columbia, S.C
Swamp Cabbage Brewing Co.
Swamp Cabbage Brewing is the nickname that is given to the heart of the Sabal Palmetto, which is the state tree of South Carolina.
Address: 801 Brookwood Dr., Columbia, S.C.
Charleston, South Carolina:
Coast Brewing is a favorite brewery in Charleston offering tours and tastings twice a week.
Address: 1250 2nd St. N, North Charleston, S.C.
Freehouse Brewery is new to the area and specializes in Belgian and Anglo-American Styles. The tasting room overlooks the Ashley River.
Address: 2895-B Pringle St., Charleston, S.C.
Frothy Beard Brewing Co.
The Frothy Beard Brewing is not only known for their microbrews but also is a nanobrewery. There is a 1.5 barrel brewing capacity.
Address: 7358 Peppermill Pkwy., Ste. B, North Charleston, S.C.
Holy City Brewing
Holy City Brewing is best known for their Pluff Mud Porter. The brewery recently began canning three brews in 2014.
Address: 4155-C Dorchester Rd., North Charleston, S.C.
The Palmetto Brewery is South Carolina oldest and recently rebuilt their tasting room. You can catch free concerts and other great specials at Palmetto Brewing.
Address: 289 Huger St., Charleston, S.C.
Westbrook Brewing Co.
Westbrook Brewing was recently named one of the best new breweries in the country. With an honor like that, there’s no doubt it’s a must see.
Address: 510 Ridge Rd., Mount Pleasant, S.C.
Beaufort, South Carolina:
River Dog Brewing Co.
The River Dog Brewery holds true to its name allowing leashed dogs at outside tables during your visit.
Address: 591-H Browns Cove Rd., Ridgeland, S.C.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina:
New South Brewing
New South Brewing offers a lager, a nut brown ale, a white ale and various seasonal beers.
Address: 1109 Campbell St., Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Lancaster, South Carolina:
The Benford Brewery recently expanded from 1.5 barrels to 50 barrels a year. Tours and tastings require a reservation.
Address: 2271 Boxcar Rd., Lancaster, S.C.
Spartanburg, South Carolina:
R.J Rockers is one of the first craft beer breweries in South Carolina. The brewery is open for tastings and tours.
Address: 226-A W. Main St., Spartanburg, S.C.
Greenville, South Carolina:
Thomas Creek Brewery
Thomas Creek Brewery recently opened a tasting room. Tours and tastings are available by appointment.
Address: 2054 Piedmont Hwy., Greenville, S.C.
Quest Brewing Co.
Quest Brewing is a 25-barrel operation with a special interest in barrel aging.
Address: 55 Airview Dr., Greenville, S.C.
Brewery 85 just headed into their second year of business and is known for their delicious craft beers and Southern hospitality.
Address: 6 Whitlee Ct., Greenville, S.C.
There are many breweries located in South Carolina. Which ones are your favorite? And, which ones would you like to see at American Tap House?