At Brewvival 2014, Holy City Brewing and RJ Rockers released the collaborative Half Calf, a sweet stout brewed with local coffee. That collaboration, which has popped up on taps only sporadically since then, will be seeing a wider release in canned form.
Upstate bar and growler store Growler Haus has seen such success with its locations in Anderson and Spartanburg that the company recently announced a third location would be opening soon in the city of Fountain Inn.
The Palmetto State will soon be getting its own chapter of the Pink Boots Society, a nonprofit that works to help advance and empower women in the brewing industry. And to help raise awareness about the organization, breweries across the state will be participating in a collaborative kick-off brew day this Sunday, March 8.
Crowlers – recyclable 32 oz. cans that can be filled and sealed with the beer of your choice as an alternative to other growler formats – have grown in popularity since being launched by Oskar Blues within the past couple of years. The innovation recently made its way into South Carolina after Columbia’s Green’s Warehouse on Piney Grove unveiled the first crowler setup in the state.
Columbia’s River Rat Brewery has been a growing presence in the Capital City’s beer scene since opening in 2014, earning best-of honors from Columbia drinkers and expanding distribution statewide in less than 12 months. On Saturday, March 7, they’ll be toasting to one year as the city’s second production brewery.
Charleston’s Revelry Brewing has announced – through what could be described as an equally beautiful and deeply disturbing video – the upcoming release of their first bottled American wild ale, which will also hit taps this weekend.
Anderson’s first craft brewery is on track to open its doors this year, but the founders of Carolina Bauernhaus are looking to make sure visiting the Upstate farmhouse brewery is an experience by crowdfunding upgrades for their taproom.