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Beer Available At The Charleston Beer Exchange (arranged by most recent)
Westbrook Grumpy Old Time 96, Hof Ten Dormaal Barrel-aged Project: No. 2 Cognac 85, Westbrook Citrus Ninja Exchange (2013) 97, Terrapin So Fresh & So Green Green 2013 (Centennial) 89, Great Divide Fresh Hop Pale Ale 98, To Øl/Omnipollo Brewmance Imperial Bourbon Barrel Aged Wild Honey Stout 98, Engelszell Benno Trappistenbier 83, Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale 92, Left Hand Oktoberfest 61, Bells Best Brown Ale 93, Evil Twin Justin Blåbær (Brunello Wine Barrel Aged) 94, St Feuillien / Green Flash Bière De L’Amitié 97, Founders Backstage Series #7: Mango Magnifico con Calor 94, Westbrook / Evil Twin / CBX Justin Blåbær 94, Argus Cidery Idalou Brut , Lagunitas A Little Sumpin’ Wild Ale 98, Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail 97, Oude Gueuze Tilquin à l’Ancienne 100, De Proefbrouwerij / Cigar City Tropical Tripel 95, Stone R & R Coconut IPA 96
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Travlr (1269) Washington, Washington DC | September 17, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Tiny store, jam packed with beer and people when I visited during Beervana. Despite the crowds, staff went out of their way to help everyone, gave good advice, and went above and beyond. Top notch selection. Best for miles around.
Beershine (681) The Sunshine State, Florida | February 6, 2009
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
This place is incredible! no-nonsense bottle selection and a tap lineup for growlers, all jammed into a tiny space in the lovely historic district. A special keg is tapped each Tuesday for a tasting, and are super rare beers you’d be hard pressed to find anywhere else. We got the dregs of Allagash Fidelta. WTF? I’d move to Charleston just to make this my local store.
Oakes (614) Vancouver, British Columbia | January 29, 2009
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Run by beer geeks for beer geeks. They had Allagash Fedalta on tap...go look that one up. So yes, this is a pretty damn good spot. Tuesday nights they tap a rare keg of something. Growler station is a nice touch. When visiting Charleston, come here first and get the lowdown on the area scene. You will need the help if you intend to find good beer in this town.
NachlamSie (531) Denver, Colorado | September 6, 2010| Updated January 5, 2011
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
These guys make the most out of their small space. Tons of beer is in here, easily the best selection in the entire state. The rare keg Tuesday and Thursday is usually something very desirable from what I’ve seen on their website. We were lucky enough to pick up a growler of El Camino Unreal Ale. Mini kegs, pony kegs, basically anything in the entire store is for sale. I would personally have liked to have seen some more American micros, but that is just my personal tastes. For those who prefer Scandinavian or Belgian beer this place delivers big time. There were several imports available that I had never even seen before in person. Every beer is available as a single. Honestly, I don’t know what these guys can possibly do different to make this store better.
bhensonb (422) Woodland, California | April 21, 2011
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
Based on web order. Excellent selection. Many beers from good breweries that are limited production. A web store would be nice, but email and phone calls worked well. Prompt shipment. Got a couple of handy shippers to reuse. Highly recommended.
Drake (416) Free Union, Virginia | February 24, 2012
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 19/20
The bad... prices are a little high. There are 4 or 5 metered spots in front but parking could get sketchy. Um... that’s it. The good... everything else. This is a world class bottle shop. 9 taps and they fill bombers of some of the draft stuff so even if you missed it you may not have missed it. I find the selection to be tilted more towards the foreign selections, particularly Belgian and Scandinavian but with everything else represented as well. Local and American selections also. The selection is truly expansive. Easily three dozen Mikkeller beers just to name one brewery. The place is small and if there are more than a couple of people there you will be waiting to get places or bumping into people. This is good in my book as this means they are maximizing the space for beer. There were a few employees in there and they were all helpful as all heck, chatting with me, letting me know details about Brewvival, giving me recommendations about beer bars, and more. I spent a hundred here. I could have easily spent a thousand if I had the means. This is the kind of place worth driving hours out of your way for.
phaleslu (352) Cincinnati, Ohio | December 21, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Stopped in here with my wife during a day walking around downtown Charleston. The location is perfect, right where Exchange meets East Bay, around the corner from the east end of Broad Street. Very cool storefront in an old historic building. I was looking for any good stuff from Westbrook and COAST and ended up successful on both fronts. The selection isn’t huge but extremely well curated. There were 2 guys working and both were extremely friendly, helpful, and really knew their stuff. 9 taps for growler fills of 3 sizes; nothing jumped out at me this time but I’ve seen some of the stuff that rolls through. This place would be dangerous for me if I lived in the area.
daknole (350) Scottsdale, Arizona | July 8, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Class act all the way. A pleasure to do business with these guys.
Scopey (342) Croydon, England | August 26, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
In my opinion the Charleston Beer Exchange is one the best beers shops out there. The shop itself is fairly compact, but packs a punch. It is clearly run by beer lovers. They have a about 10 taps for growler fills and a pretty amazing selection of bottles. There are bigger stores out there, but the quality of the beers on offer is difficult to beat anywhere. Plenty of good local stuff (Westbrook, COAST & Evil Twin), US and world-wide. I picked up some Justin Blåbær, Vintage Bon-Chiens and a variety of goses on my first visit. You can also go for singles on anything they sell. A brilliant beer shop.
swoopjones (274) Buffalo, New York | May 3, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
great store, solid selection, locals, imports, SE beers. Very knowledgable staff. A must stop in Charleston
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