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

Website: conquestbrewing.com

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

Website: riverratbrewery.com


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.

Website: swampcabbagebrewing.com


Charleston, South Carolina:


Coast Brewing

Coast Brewing is a favorite brewery in Charleston offering tours and tastings twice a week.

Address: 1250 2nd St. N, North Charleston, S.C.

Website: coastbrewing.com


Freehouse Brewery

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.

Website: freehousebeer.com


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.

Website: frothybeard.com


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.

Website: holycitybrewing.com


Palmetto Brewery

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.

Website: palmettobrewery.com


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.

Website: westbrookbrewing.com


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.

Website: riverdogbrewing.com


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.

Website: newsouthbrewing.com


Lancaster, South Carolina:


Benford Brewing

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.

Website: benfordbrewing.com

Spartanburg, South Carolina:


R.J. Rockers

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.

Website: rjrockers.com


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.

Website: thomascreekbeer.com


Quest Brewing Co.

Quest Brewing is a 25-barrel operation with a special interest in barrel aging.

Address: 55 Airview Dr., Greenville, S.C.

Website: questbrewing.com

Brewery 85

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.

Website: brewery85.com


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?

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