Charleston drinking and nightlife

Brewery in Charleston

Edmund's Oast Brewing Co

Edmund's Oast in NoMo has this new baby brewing cousin just down the street, set in a 20,000-sq-ft facility with 26 boozy beverages on tap and two hangover-prevention chambers (a wood-fired brick oven and a Polish s…
Microbrewery in Charleston

Holy City Brewing

Church on Sunday or craft beer and yoga? Holy City ain't scared! Sunday morning yoga at 10am ($15) is par for the course at this North Charleston microbrewery that loves to shake things up with its product as well: …
Cocktail Bar in Harleston Village, Upper King & Cannonborough Elliottborough

Prohibition

This delightful Jazz Age gastropub serves up excellent craft cocktails (from $10) that tend to pair well with the lip-smackin' Southern grub. Think a 'bacon maple old-fashioned' cocktail with some deviled eggs, or a…
Distillery in Harleston Village, Upper King & Cannonborough Elliottborough

High Wire Distilling

A bright downtown tasting room where you take shots of small-batch gin, whiskey, vodka and amaro, right in a row. Tasty cocktails are also available, and the 'bee's knees' (with botanical gin, lemon, honey and laven…
Cocktail Bar in Harleston Village, Upper King & Cannonborough Elliottborough

Proof

It may be snug in here, but the cocktails ($9 to $13) sure are first-class and their mixologist is some kind of visionary. Case in point: the 'knuckleball' has Old Grand-Dad, a spicy cola reduction, orange bitters a…
Pub in Harleston Village, Upper King & Cannonborough Elliottborough

Closed for Business

A 42-tap selection of local and national craft brews (from $4.25) and hipster-rustic decor give this inviting 'draft emporium' a neighborhood vibe and just the right amount of edge.
Microbrewery in East Side, NoMo & Hampton Park

Revelry Brewery

Probably the hippest of the Northern Peninsula breweries. It's hard to beat knocking back a few artfully crafted cold ones on Revelry's fairy-lit and fire-pit-heated rooftop, which affords expansive views all the wa…
Microbrewery in East Side, NoMo & Hampton Park

Palmetto Brewing Company

Charleston's first microbrewery (since Prohibition, anyway) produces four main craft beers with fresh barley malts and hops: an amber ale, a pilsner and a couple of India Pale Ales (IPAs). It also has rotating speci…
Coffee in Harleston Village, Upper King & Cannonborough Elliottborough

Kudu

Rock up at 6:45am and order an excellent espresso or craft booze – we're not judging – at this hipster cafe and beer bar just off Marion Sq.
Teahouse in Harleston Village, Upper King & Cannonborough Elliottborough

Ice Bing

Ice Bing is an adorable Taiwanese teahouse in Cannonborough Elliottborough specializing in shaved ice and hot beverages like matcha lattes, bubble tea and nai-gai (jasmine or black tea with a milky, foamy sea-salt t…