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The Charleston Beer Exchange

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The Charleston Beer ExchangeThe Charleston Beer Exchange
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world-class

128 Reviews
Reviews: 128
Visits: 194
rAvg: 4.85
pDev: n/a
[ 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: 128 | Visits: 194
Reviews by kanzlja:
Photo of kanzlja
4.88/5  rDev +0.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My wife and I drove up to Charleston for her family vacation, and I had been recommended the exchange since I am always looking for craft beer.

Well, needless to say, I was not disappointed. Most of the beer was room temperature, but they also had a fair amount of cold bottles. I found numerous rare beers and the prices seemed quite reasonable. I did not get a growler while visiting but I hope to have another chance next year. I was also pleased to find a large selection of Mikkeller brews.

To put things simply, the staff and the selection were first class! (565 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Nichols33
4.72/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Awesome bottle shop down by Waterfront Park. Got some excellent brews for our stay. Place is tiny but best selection I saw while in South Carolina. (147 characters)

Photo of Kappakoosh
4.73/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Small place, but don't let that fool you. I dusted off a bottle of Rodenbach Rouge in the back and brought it forward. So no shortage of selection here. (154 characters)

Photo of popmartian66
4.82/5  rDev -0.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Gem of a place in the heart of historic Charleston. Went there twice in a weekend to get growler fills and some rare/hard to find stuff to bring home to Maryland. Mark was very knowledgeable in both his inventory and the "story behind the beer". We talked at length about several beers they carried. Nice selection of local offerings and several world class beers too. This will be my first stop whenever I visit Charleston. (425 characters)

Photo of Josh_Mason
4.02/5  rDev -17.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of bostonbeans
4.54/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of gadsdenj
5/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of DoctorZombies
5/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best bottle shop in Charleston. Draft beer/growler fills too! Update 8/17/15 - Many local and South Carolina beers, sixers as well singles and bombers. Super friendly and knowledgable staff who are quick to help find that "special" beer, as well as make recommendations where to find scarce beer. Lack of close by parking is an issue. (334 characters)

Photo of Mantooth
4.34/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mecmd
4.5/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Btip1969
4.68/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of KenFolk1269
3.21/5  rDev -33.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3

Horrible selection. Very small. Not good (41 characters)

Photo of Bigdoc91
4.23/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of seanchai
4.5/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of 2Bstout
4.93/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jaswilson2
4.15/5  rDev -14.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of kristougher
4.78/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of mwar
4.06/5  rDev -16.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 5

Photo of Beerparrot
5/5  rDev +3.1%
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. (126 characters)

Photo of steveheady
4.82/5  rDev -0.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.39/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of WckdVbz
4.05/5  rDev -16.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75

Photo of rongcsc
4.48/5  rDev -7.6%
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. (149 characters)

Photo of Djm04f
4.92/5  rDev +1.4%
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. (248 characters)

Photo of johnwied
5/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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The Charleston Beer Exchange in Charleston, SC
100 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.