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The Charleston Beer Exchange

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The Charleston Beer ExchangeThe Charleston Beer Exchange
BA SCORE
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world-class

158 Ratings
Ratings: 158
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 pburland23:
Photo of pburland23
4.94/5  rDev +3.6%

Tucked into a side street in historic downtown Charleston, the CBX is a fantastic bottle shop with a wide selection of foreign and domestic beers.

I stopped in on a Tuesday night before a dinner at Slightly North of Broad. The shop is small, but packed floor to ceiling with beer, great beer. Lots of local and national craft brews and an extensive selection of European beers, particularly Belgians.

The growler station is tucked back on the right side of the store and had about eight taps going. If I was going right back to my condo, I would have taken a growler with me. I liked that they offered 32, 64 and 128 ounce growlers. By the register, they also have a small, but quality selection of beer glasses. I ended up buying a Gaffel Kolsch stange.

I was the only customer and three employees were standing around the register were very friendly and helpful right off the bat. I explained I was visiting from Pennsylvania and was looking for beers I couldn't find at home. They pointed me in a few directions but otherwise let me explore to my heart's content.

I ended up getting bombers of Coast Hop Art and 32/50 Kolsch, Stone 15th Anniversary, Terrapin Indiana Krunkles, Terrapin/Shmaltz Reunion '11, Sweetwater Crank Tank, a 750ml of Life and Limb 2, and a 4 pack of DFH Punkin for good measure.

If I had more run in the car on the way back to PA, I would have a bought more. I look forward to visiting CBX again and again during my frequent visits of Charleston.

pburland23, Sep 15, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of daryk77
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, Tuesday at 01:42 PM
Photo of pwoody11
4/5  rDev -16.1%

pwoody11, Monday at 07:19 PM
Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.75/5  rDev -0.4%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of bret717
5/5  rDev +4.8%

bret717, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of truthcontortion
4.25/5  rDev -10.9%

truthcontortion, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of joe1510
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 22, 2014
Photo of megandupe
5/5  rDev +4.8%

megandupe, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of CGMLS3
4.75/5  rDev -0.4%

CGMLS3, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of Apicius
4.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Apicius, Aug 16, 2014
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The Charleston Beer Exchange in Charleston, SC
100 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.