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Charleston Brews Cruise

161 East Bay St and 375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC (James Island)
843-860-9847
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Ranked #15 of 158 activities in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Experience a taste of Charleston's flourishing craft beer scene with an exclusive tour of the five local craft breweries. Enjoy four generous samples... more » Owner description: Experience a taste of Charleston's flourishing craft beer scene with an exclusive tour of the five local craft breweries. Enjoy four generous samples as we visit three local breweries on each tour. Learn brewing techniques and expand your palate as you enjoy a taste of Charleston. Tour schedules vary based on the day so visit our website to view which breweries you wish to attend. So sit back and relax because we're doing the driving! « less
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I bought tickets for my boyfriend for our anniversary and he was thrilled. We took the tour and both enjoyed ourselves tremendously. The guide was great and we meet some cool people on the bus/tour. The beer was amazing and the breweries were awesome. It's a great way to relax and have a nice afternoon outing. Ladies I highly recommend... More

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Mansfield, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This tour was great! Our guide, Ken, was very knowledgeable and knew a lot about brewing and the breweries we visited. We went to 3 breweries, tried a lot of delicious beer, and learned a lot along the way. This is definitely something any beer lover should do while in Charleston!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Pros: Timing (between lunch and dinner), snacks and water provided, amount of beer and information received, clean van, safe (no drinking and driving), length of tour, options to buy beer & store in cooler, awesome guide (Brent). In short, everything! Cons: Nothing.

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Kissimmee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Brent does a real nice job on this tour. We made three stops, at three different local Charleston craft breweries, had a nice selection of beers to sample, and a fun time learning and laughing with our fellow Brews Cruisers. Brent is friendly, professional, very knowledgeable, and eager to please. Highly recommended for all beer lovers -- or anyone who... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

A group of 4 went on this the other day, and it was the best event we undertook wile in Charleston. Brent was very knowledgeable about all the beers we tasted, and he was very easy to talk to while we traveled between the breweries. The samples we got are all local, and all very unique. Brent also gave us... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Me and a couple of my friends were down to celebrate a birthday when we ran across the booze cruise. The cruise was a blast and the tour guide was a fountain of knowledge and also a lot of fun to talk to. We went to holy city, free house, and Westbrook. We had Westbrook all to ourselves and we're... More

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Brent H, Owner at Charleston Brews Cruise, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the tour and thanks for such a thorough review! We just added Freehouse Brewing to the tours and they are doing really cool stuff. One of the only all organic breweries in the South - grain and hops. Also, all American made brewing equipment. Well done Freehouse! More

Tallahassee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We went on the Charleston Brews Cruise yesterday and forgot to bring cash for a tip so we figured the next best thing would be to write an awesome, well deserved review of our experience. Brent was great- super knowledgeable of beer culture and overall just a really friendly guy. All the breweries he took us to were really cool... More

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Brent H, Owner at Charleston Brews Cruise, responded to this review

I'll take a Trip Advisor review over a tip any day! Thanks! More

Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We (group of 10 of us) had an absolutely amazing afternoon with Ken as our tour guide. We are all from Charleston and have lived in the area for awhile. We all agreed that this was the best/most fun activity we've ever done in Charleston. All the breweries were extremely friendly and all the beers were great! Brent bent over... More

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Brent H, Owner at Charleston Brews Cruise, responded to this review

Wow! What a review. Such a complement to hear this was one of your favorite Charleston activities. We love having locals on the tour, and what a great way to spend a bday. Thanks for organizing the party! More

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Thanks to Charleston Brews Cruise for a great day on a recent bachelorette trip! Our guide Brent was very knowledgeable and took us to three different breweries, all with great beer and generous pours. We were able to spend some time at each brewery to play cornhole, listen to music or just hang out. Water and snacks were provided on... More

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Brent H, Owner at Charleston Brews Cruise, responded to this review

So glad to hear the bachelorette party enjoyed their Brews Cruise experience. That was still the coldest tour ever...42 degrees and steady rain. Y'all were troopers!! More

Holly Springs, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Great afternoon with Ken. Breweries were unique and beer was good! The variety of breweries was nice. Waters and snacks were a nice touch.

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Brent H, Owner at Charleston Brews Cruise, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the tour with Ken! He is the most recent Brews Cruise guide, and being a passionate home brewer, he thoroughly enjoys talking about craft beer and introducing everyone to new beer. More

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