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The Charleston Beer Exchange

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The Charleston Beer ExchangeThe Charleston Beer Exchange
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159 Ratings
Ratings: 159
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.77
pDev: 7.13%
[ Store ]

14 Exchange St
Charleston, South Carolina, 29401-2575
United States
phone: (843) 577-5446

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @beerexchange

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(Place added by: MarkSCCOT on 11-15-2008)
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Reviews by Pseudonova:
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5/5  rDev +4.8%

When I moved here, Total Wine was the only place to find good beer. Nothing against Total Wine, but it always seemed like what someone thought was really rare and spectacular beer. No one even had a clue what a growler was. When these guys opened up shop in a tiny hovel right off of East Bay, the entire game changed. I see new stuff every time I go there, entire breweries I never knew existed. Scott, Rich, and Brandon are the most knowledgeable beer guys I've ever met and they are VERY well connected to the craft brew industry. They are usually the first in the region to get a shot at the really rare limited releases, some of which show up at their spectacular annual beer festival Brewvival. Now, they are a little more pricey than other spots in town, but they are also paying rent on some of the most expensive real estate in the country so I give them a break there. They hold a very special place in the local beer community. When you are in town, be sure take home a few cases from these guys.

Pseudonova, Jan 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -16.1%

threedaggers, Sep 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev -0.4%

Fantastic selection, great staff, very good at what they do. A staple in the SC beer community and a must visit.

daryk77, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -16.1%

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truthcontortion, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -10.9%

Charleston Beer Exchange is a tiny little shop on a side street that I nearly stumbled past until a friend pointed it out. The building looks like one of the first built in the city and a small square sign let's you know where you are. Although the store is small there's not a foot of wasted space. A shelf of NC/SC locals is the first to greet you as you enter. Past that is a small 5 or 6 tap growler station then the bank of coolers, 5 or 6 doors. The rest of Americas offerings are followed by Scandinavian, Belgian, German, English, and other imports in a small aisle.

As I said, there couldn't be better use of the space. The options are plentiful and the staff is quick to lend tips and thoughts, holding nothing back. The staff is helpful and fun to talk to. The prices are right in line with other places I stopped on my travels. The seasonal selection was stacked. I was very happy with my stop in, especially after hearing so much about them in the past, it lived up to expectations. Highly recommended.

joe1510, Aug 23, 2014
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The Charleston Beer Exchange in Charleston, SC
100 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.