Breweries & Distilleries in Charleston

BreweriesLast updated: 10/7/17

Charleston's beer and liquor scene has seen a rapid expansion over the last few years. Hopefully, this latest guide from Holy City Sinner will help you locate your favorite brewery or distillery (or winery).

A couple quick pieces of info:

  • Information provided is subject to change at any moment
  • Thanks to Charleston Brewery list for their assistance
  • Know of something that should be included? Let me know by e-mailing me at [email protected] or Tweeting  @holycitysinner
  • You can see a map of breweries here

BREWERIES

  • Charles Towne Fermentory
    • 809 Savannah Highway, Charleston (West Ashley)
    • Hours: Tuesday - Thursday: 4 pm - 11 pm, Friday and Saturday: 2 pm - 12 am, and Sunday: 2 pm - 10 pm
  • Coast Brewing Company
    • 1250 N 2nd St, North Charleston
    • Tasting Hours: Thursdays and Fridays: 4 pm - 7 pm and Saturdays 11 am - 4 pm
  • Commonhouse Aleworks

    • Scheduled to open in the fall
    • 4831 O'Hear Ave., North Charleston (Park Circle)
    • More details TBA
  • Cooper River Brewing Company
    • 2207-B Mechanic Street, Charleston
    • Hours: Thursday - Friday: 4 pm - 10 pm, Saturday: 2 pm - 10 pm, Sunday: 2 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Edmund's Oast Brewing Co. (Downtown)
    • 1505 King St.
    • Brewery, 100+ seat restaurant with a wood-fire pizza oven, a room dedicated to a charcuterie production, and a Polish smokehouse
    • Hours: Wednesday - Monday: 11 am - 10 pm (bar may stay open later)
  • Fat Pig Brewing Company
    • Opening soon
    • 3690 Old Charleston Road, Johns Island, SC
  • Fatty's Beer Works
    • 1436 Meeting Street. Charleston
    • Open: Wed-Sat 4 pm- close
  • Freehouse Brewery
    • 2895 Pringle St, Suite B, North Charleston
    • Tasting Hours: Thursdays and Fridays: 3 pm - 7 pm and Saturdays: 1 pm - 7 pm
  • The Frothy Beard Brewing Company

    • 1401 San Rittenburg Boulevard, Charleston
    • Open: Mon-Sat 11 am to 11 pm, Sun 11 am 10 pm.
  • Ghost Monkey Brewery
    • 522 Wando Lane, Mount Pleasant
    • Friday : 4 pm - 10 pm, Saturday:  11 am - 10 pm, Sunday: 12 pm - 6 pm
  • Holy City Brewing
    • 4155 Dorchester Rd Suite C, North Charleston
    • Tasting Hours: Monday-Friday: 2 pm - 8 pm, Saturday: 12 pm - 8 pm, and Sunday: 12 pm - 4 pm
  • Island Coastal Lager
    • Produced in Charleston
    • No tours or tastings
    • Island Coastal Lager s the flagship and only brew the company make
      • American Pale Lager with 4.5% ABV
  • Lo-Fi Brewing
    • 2038 Meeting St Rd, North Charleston
    • Other details TBA
  • Low Tide Brewing
    •  2863 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island
    • Open: Wed-Thurs 3-10pm, Fri 3 pm - 12 pm, Sat 12 pm - 12 am, Sun 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Munkle Brewing Co. (Downtown)
    • Scheduled to open this Summer
    • 1513 Meeting Street Road
    • Brewery from Palmer Quimby and Henry Eang (Basil, Lotus)
    • Click here for more
  • Oak Road Brewery
    • 108 East 3rd North St., Suite C, Summerville
    • Hours: Wed: 4 pm - 9 pm, Thurs: 1 pm - 4 pm, Fri: 3 pm - 9 pm, Sat: 12 pm - 9 pm
  • Olde Charlestowne Brewing Company
    • Location and details TBA
  • Palmetto Brewing
    • 289 Huger St., Charleston
    • Tasting Hours: Monday – Thursday: 3pm – 9pm, Friday – Saturday: 1pm – 10pm
  • Pawleys Island Brewing Co.
    • 2664 Industrial Ave., North Charleston
    • Open Thurs-Sun (hours vary)
  • Revelry Brewing
    • 10 Conroy St., Charleston
    • Open: Mon-Thurs 4 pm - 10 pm, Fri 4 pm - 12 pm, Sat-Sun 12 pm - 10 pm
  • Rusty Bull Brewing
    • 3005 W. Montague Ave., North Charleston
    • Open: Tues-Thurs 3 pm - 9 pm, Fri 3 pm - 11 pm, Sat 11 am - 11 pm
  • Ship's Wheel
    • Craft Ciders
    • No tours or tasting
  • Snafu Brewing Company
    • 3280 Industry Dr., North Charleston
    • Tasting Hours: Thursday - Friday: 3:30 - 7:30 pm, Saturday: noon - 5 pm
  • Tradesman Brewing Co.

    • 1639 Tatum St., Charleston
    • Tasting Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 12 pm - 8 pm and Sundays 12 pm - 6 pm
  • Twisted Cypress Brewing Co.
    • 1897 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston
    • Open: Thurs 4 pm - 10 pm, Fri 4 pm - 12 pm, Sat 12 pm - 12 am, Sun 12 pm - 5 pm
  • Two Blokes Brewing
    • 547 Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant
    • Tasting Hours: Monday - Friday: 4 - 9 pm, Saturday: 12 - 9 pm, Sunday: 12 - 5 pm
  • Westbrook Brewing
    • 510 Ridge Rd., Mount Pleasant
    • Tasting Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 4 pm - 7 pm and Saturdays 12 pm - 6 pm

DISTILLERIES

  • Charleston Distilling Co.
    • 501 King Street, Charleston
    • Offers tours and tastings Monday through Saturday from 1 1am – 7 pm by reservation
  • Chicken Cock Whiskey
    • North Charleston
    • No tours or tastings
  • Dixie Southern Vodka
    • Charleston
    • No tours or tastings
  • Firefly Distillery
    • 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island
    • Tastings: Tuesday - Saturday 11 am – 5 pm (Closed January)
  • Hardscoop Distillery
    • 2030 Wambaw Creek Rd.
    • Serves premium Hardscoop Ice Cream made with their small batch specialty distilled spirits
    • Tasting hours: Fridays, 12 pm - 6 pm.
    • Also available at Bottles Beverage Superstore
  • High Wire Distilling Co.
    • 652 King Street, Charleston
    • Tours & Tastings: 1 pm - 6 pm
  • Holy City Spirits
    • Creators of Cherryshine Whiskey
    • No tours or tastings
  • Red Harbor Rum
    • Produced in Charleston
    • No tours or tastings at the facility
  • Striped Pig Distillery
    • 2225 Old School Dr., Charleston
    • Tours & Tastings: Wednesday - Friday: 3 pm - 7 pm and Saturday: 12 pm - 5 pm
    • Open for purchases: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 7 pm and Saturday: 12 pm - 5 pm
  • Virgil Kaine
    • Produced in Charleston
    • No tours or tastings

WINERY

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