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The Charleston Beer Exchange

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The Charleston Beer ExchangeThe Charleston Beer Exchange
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180 Ratings
Ratings: 180
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 4.75
pDev: n/a
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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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Ratings: 180 | Reviews: 128
Reviews by Pseudonova:
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5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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.

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Photo of jaswilson2
4.15/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of kristougher
4.78/5  rDev +0.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of mwar
4.06/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 5

Photo of Beerparrot
5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

They didn't have Wicked Weed, but they had beers that were just as good and the knowledge of the staff led me to realize that.

Photo of steveheady
4.82/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.39/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of WckdVbz
4.05/5  rDev -14.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75

Photo of rongcsc
4.48/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Perfect Beernurd shop. The guys know their stuff!!! Not a fan of the location. It's a pain driving around downtown and parking can be troublesome.

Photo of Djm04f
4.92/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Awesome place. Picked up a lot of local stuff and some others that aren't available in Florida (Allagash, Evil Twin, Full Steam). Sadly, one of the beers I bought (an IPA from Coast Brewing) had gone skunky. Other than that, perfect beer haul trip.

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5/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of nicole309
5/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of DrBrewPhD
4.3/5  rDev -9.5%

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4.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of newbeeraday
4.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of wchris21
4.84/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of WheelsPSU
4.5/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of kellyej
5/5  rDev +5.3%

Really great bottle shop that is well stocked with both beer and knowledgeable, friendly staff. I stopped in during a recent trip to Charleston and bought a bunch of beers that I can't get back home. Some of my favorite finds were: Tilquin gueuze, a couple Jolly Pumpkins, and a Rodenbach Caractere Rouge.

Photo of duceswild
4.5/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of needMIbeerinMD
5/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of EdistoDaniel
5/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of threedaggers
4/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of daryk77
4.75/5  rDev 0%

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

Photo of pwoody11
4/5  rDev -15.8%

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