A BA in craft beer would be a pretty awesome thing to have on your college diploma. But while South Carolina isn’t quite there yet, one Lowcountry technical college is looking to give students an education in the brewing and distilling fields. Continue reading
New legislation that will soon be introduced in the SC Legislature aims to not only ease restrictions on brewpubs currently in operation, but also attract larger national breweries to the Palmetto State. Continue reading
Charleston is arguably the hub of South Carolina’s booming craft beer scene, and a Charleston-based filmmaker is planning to show what makes the city so great in an upcoming documentary. Continue reading
The Carolinas is one region of the country where craft beer culture has seen a sharp increase in recent years. Last year, both North Carolina and South Carolina saw a bump in the number of breweries opening in their respective backyards. For those of us who live south of the border, 2013′s Pint Bill was a major buoy for the state’s expanding beer scene. And north of the border, hotspots such as Asheville and Charlotte have become destinations not only for beer geeks, but big-name breweries as well.
With that rapid growth, it’s sometimes hard to keep track of what’s where and who beer travelers should be on the lookout for. Enter Beer Lover’s the Carolinas – released today - the latest entry in a series of books chronicling the breweries and beer spots that call their respective areas home. Previous entries have covered regions such as New York and Southern California, and this volume covers nearly all of the breweries currently active throughout the Palmetto and Tar Heel states. Continue reading