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Craftsmen Kitchen & Tap House

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17 Ratings
Ratings: 17
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 7.38%
Taps: 48
Bottles: 70
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

12 Cumberland St
Charleston, South Carolina, 29401-2022
United States
phone: (843) 577-9699

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(Place added by: JFerrara on 06-06-2013)
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4.15/5  rDev -1.2%

Craftsman is a big space on a little side road in downtown Charleston.The bartender told us it was many places over the years but originally a loading station for the old docks. Large timbers and high ceilings make the front bar cavernous. Winding through a hallway brings you back into another, larger open bar area. Raised seating at the bar and tables throughout the rest of the room. The back bar is longer with more tap handles although all beers are served at each bar. A couple appetizers were ordered, Scotch egg and squid fries. While the Scotch egg was good the squid fries are not to be missed. Insanely delicious!

The taplist is extensive. All beers are sorted by style, which is always nice. The bartender was easy to talk with and quick to offer a sample when questions were asked. There were also no punches pulled when asked about certain beer. I appreciate truth in servers. Suds from across the country were all on tap along with a goodly amount of draft only locals. Prices were more than fair. I would highly recommend a stop by Craftsman on your way through Charleston, get the squid fries.

joe1510, Aug 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

shadyside, Friday at 04:03 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

walkinginplace, Aug 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -22.6%

Apicius, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Ant4711, Jul 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

ascags, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

JeffB999, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

The beer scene has dramatically changed in Charleston in the few years I've been away. This is a neat spot - two bars - great beer selection - attentive and knowledgeable staff. We had a blast and enjoyed an Evil Twin brew I'd never seen before. If you're in the area, definitely check these guys out.

Mantooth, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of CarolinaKev
4.53/5  rDev +7.9%

I am totally impressed with the service at the Craftsman. They prematurely posted Mexican Cake on draft. When I came in and requested it, theyes told me it was a mistake and only had bottles. A few minutes later the manager, Robbie, came out and said they did have a keg they were going to put out later. He then said he would put it on draft right away to be fair. I am super impressed with this place and recommend this place to anyone.

CarolinaKev, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

MacQ32, Feb 19, 2014
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Craftsmen Kitchen & Tap House in Charleston, SC
92 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.