Thomas Creek has announced a surprise bottle release – the first held at the brewery in three years – for this week.
After making a surprise appearance at the latest Brewvival, Brooklyn-based Sixpoint Brewery will make its debut in South Carolina’s major markets with launch events throughout this week.
RJ Rockers is finally legal this year and will celebrate next week with a party hosted at the Spartanburg brewery. And to help kick off their 18th year, they’re planning to begin packaging one of their most popular beers in a new format.
Has the growth of South Carolina’s craft beer culture been aided by the growth of the scene in North Carolina, or is advancement of craft beer in the Carolinas more of a synergistic relationship? I’ve taken a look at that question in a guest blog post today for Foothills Brewing as a part of North Carolina Beer Month.
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Editor’s note: We continue celebrating NC Beer Month by asking some of our friends to ruminate on North Carolina Craft Beer and its place in the world. This week’s guest blogger is Nick McCormac, one of South Carolina’s leading online craft beer advocates, with his take on the synergistic beer relationship between the Carolinas.
If you were to ask someone in the Southeast which Carolina pops to mind first in terms of craft beer, chances are the answer would start with “North.” And with good reason; with 140 breweries and brewpubs producing some of the country’s most increasingly sought-after beer and numerous breweries in the national spotlight, North Carolina has long been the 800-pound gorilla of Carolina craft beer.
As North Carolina’s craft beer scene boomed during the last half decade, South Carolina’s remained fairly stagnant for much of the same period. Of course, breweries were opening (albeit at a…
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The second annual Greenville Craft Beer Week running from April 19-25 will again spotlight the beer and businesses that help make the Upstate city’s craft beer community what it is. And to help kick things off, three new collaborations from the city’s three breweries will be tapped at a special event this Sunday.
South Carolina Brewers Guild Executive Director Brook Bristow was recognized by the Brewers Association on Wednesday for his fight to modernize and improve craft beer laws in South Carolina.