Holy City Brewing

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BEER AVG
3.89/5
Holy City BrewingHoly City Brewing
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Homebrew Store

4155 Dorchester Rd
Ste C
North Charleston, South Carolina, 29405-7486
United States

(843) 637-1161 | map
www.holycitybrewing.com

Notes:
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Added by goindownsouth on 03-16-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
93
Reviews:
245
Ratings:
1,444
PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
85
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
4.49%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 22 | Ratings: 85
Reviews by xseanprimex:
Photo of xseanprimex
4.64/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3

Great place to hang out and drink some excellent beer. The selection was great even before installing their now huge tap bar. With the year round beers always on tap and an ever changing list of seasonal and one-off brews you won't have trouble finding something to enjoy. Not to mention a caravan of food trucks that pull in nightly. Their events are pretty regular and include things like yoga and brunch. Located right behind a small Honda motorcycle dealership makes them a little hard to spot at first. Well worth the trip.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SDRedDevil
4.02/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of KYGunner
4.03/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

I'm 45 years old and like a nice quiet space where I can geek out to the nuances of my beer. Holy City is not that quiet corner but a 20 somethings paradise. I hate to drop the overall score of this place, so I won't, but it's a loud party spot for corn hole, basketball and music. Huge tap list with some really cool stuff but I couldn't talk to my friends about it cause it was too loud. If it's too loud I'm too old.

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Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Dicers
4.39/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of clemsonalum11
4.88/5  rDev +15.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of willreid86
4.61/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of PorterLambic
4.42/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

The earliest opening tasting room in the Charleston area and the one with the longest hours. I know, I went to all 12 that are open (as of 5/8/2016).
My only complaint, no A/C on inside, which, in early May wasn't the best choice.
Big place hidden behind an auto body shop. Seems like you're driving through their parking lot? You are in the correct place.
Huge selection of their beers available. Friendly, helpful staff, lots of table space both inside and out.

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Photo of qcghost
4.22/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of vikinghorn
4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of redfish2942
4.46/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Bubbaj9
4.61/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Fun place, my daughter and my dog had fun also.

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Photo of Lorenzous
3.89/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mdfb79
3.97/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Large tap list; quality was only ok, but space and atmosphere-wise an awesome place you could hang out at all day. They had cornhole, a basketball hoop, good BBQ food trucks, and a ton of tables to hang out at outside. Would love to go back and just hang out for a few hours.

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Photo of ridertroy
4.78/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.82/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of JohnBradSC
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of nickfl
3.97/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Located in the back of an industrial park, there is nothing fancy or even easy to find about this place, but that seems to be standard for Charleston. The day we were there the bartender said they were about to install air conditioning in the taproom, which is sorely needed. They have a fair amount of seating, inside and out, and I imagine the outside seating is nice at more pleasant times of year. The beer selection is quite good with nearly 20 on tap, and the quality ranges from decent to very good. The hoppy beers tended to be the best, though overall I thought they suffered a bit from lack of differentiation and a couple of the more creative things on tap were kind of flops (though I have had some beers from them in the past that used odd ingredients quite well). Worth a visit, especially since Westbrook seems to rarely have anything of note on tap anymore, and even more some once they get the AC running.

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Photo of harrisjohnson
4.43/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Tim_S
4.14/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DSincavage
4.36/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of rmank
4.21/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of jimmyd8386
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of listenatjoes
4.2/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Of the 3 breweries with taprooms (Holy City, Freehouse and Westbrook) I visited on a recent trip to the greater Charlestown area, Holy City was the most fun and is the one where you could spend lots of time, meet lots of people (and staff) and enjoy a wide variety of beers. Flight/taster pricing was great - $6 for 4 x 4oz pours. See if you can spot their pilot keezer homebrew system and see how many regional growlers you can recognize displayed above the bar. Didn’t try the food as I had already snacked at the nearby Freehouse (most worthy of a visit as it’s only a mile away) but what was coming out of the kitchen looked very good. Oh, and self-service cold water to the left of the bar was a very nice and welcoming touch.

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Photo of mecmd
4.42/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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Holy City Brewing in North Charleston, SC
93 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.
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