Tag: Charleston

What if a Hurricane like Sandy Hit Your Brewery? The Very Real Danger of a Rising Tide By The Numbers by

With sea levels and storm surges rising, coastal breweries are going to see a lot more flooding. We mapped storm surge scenarios and low-lying breweries for several US cities.

The Barrel, a Charleston Bar for Dog and Beer Lovers Barkeep by

There’s more to The Barrel than meets the eye. It’s a beer bar, sure, but it’s also a dog park, retail store, picnic spot, and live music venue.

Cameron Read of Edmund’s Oast Going Pro by

As Edmund Oast’s head brewer and beer buyer, Cameron Read scouts out the best beers in the world, while also concocting recipes that can stand alongside them.

Where to Drink in Charleston, South Carolina Destinations by

Palmetto Brewing, South Carolina’s first modern brewery, started in Charleston in 1993, but seven other production breweries have opened since 2007. Beyond that, a bevy of retail shops, bars, and tour companies have filled most corners of the city with at least one solid craft option.

Closed for Business in Charleston, South Carolina Barkeep by

Stepping into Closed for Business, you find yourself transported. The young beer bar and restaurant in Charleston feels more like a renovated rec room than the area’s premiere craft-beer destination.

Books Shelf Talker by

Why we’re reading The Craft of Stone Brewing Co.: Liquid Lore, Epic Recipes, and Unabashed Arrogance and Charleston Beer: A High-Gravity History of Lowcountry Beer.

David Merritt of COAST Brewing Company Going Pro by

COAST Brewing is a tiny brewery run out of an old navy yard in North Charleston, S.C. Its founders, David Merritt and his wife, Jaime Tenney, can only crank out big, hugely creative beers because they first led the campaign to liberalize South Carolina’s brewing regulations.

Charleston Destinations by

Until a few years ago, South Carolina’s beer culture was hamstrung by arcane and capricious caps on beermaking, alcohol content and distribution. In a few years, the city has become a true world-class beer destination.