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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 #18 of 168 activities in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The beer tour is a must when visiting Charleston. Great guide knows exactly what he is talking about. The beer is great and the atmosphere is even better! We had to try and squeeze this in last minute and Brent made it happen for us. I would recommend this to anybody who enjoys great beer and good company.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Had an absolutely great time with tour guide, Brent! We visited three very unique breweries in Charleston, places we would not have found without this guided tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable about beer and was happy to answer any off-the-wall questions our group asked. My boyfriend and I were joined by a bachelor's party and two brothers. We were... More

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Loved this trip with Brent! The bus was great and the snacks and water were perfect to have in between the breweries! GOLDFISH!!! Large pours and the beers at all breweries were great. We had a larger group so he even picked us all up from our hotel which was extremely convenient for us. We toured 3 breweries and tried... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

An awesome tour. Brent is very friendly and easy going. He has many funny and cool stories. I would definitely recommend this tour if your into beer and want to taste some great beers directly from the source. Like a lot of microbreweries, some of these places are hard to find unless your familiar with the area. This is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We toured three breweries, sampling 4-5 beers at each one. The tour was great, a mini history lesson tied in with the south and prohibition. I highly recommend this tour to anyone living or visiting Charleston.

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Little River, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great tour, knowledgeable tour guide/beer afficiando. Both myself and the rest of the crew on the "short bus" all agreed.Brent and his "bouncer" Nate kept us in stitches with stories of previous beer tour guests and local brewing history. The three breweries were varied yet excellent in beer styles and offerings. Highly recommend to come thirsty and ready to party.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I walked into the tour thinking we were just going to get the standard cookie-cutter bus ride to/from 3 breweries, a line of tasting glasses, and a scripted background on each stop (as I've seen so many times before). This tour couldn't be farther from that. Brent (tour guide) kept us entertained from beginning to end. Not only did he... More

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

Yo Mike! That was a blast last week. Everyone on the tour bonded immediately and were eager to learn about the breweries and beer. The tours where everyone is a diehard craft beer fan are ton of fun for me. Please, please come back! Hope y'all enjoyed the remainder of your vacation on Folly. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Brent was great! He did a fantastic job of making sure everyone felt comfortable and taken care of, and that each person's individual tastes were catered to. Brent definitely has the perfect personality for this job. The time flew by, and we got to try some really great beers :)

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

Appreciate the compliment! I do try to please everyone's palate on the tour, so if there are certain styles you like I try my best to provide them. Luckily Holy City Brewing sometimes has 20 different options, so everyone is bound like at least one. More

Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My daughter and I participated in the Cruise last week and throughly enjoyed every minute. Brent took us to three local breweries. His knowledge of beer and beer production is unequaled, and he made sure that we were enjoying ourselves and appreciating the various types of beer. I highly recommend the Brews Cruise as a fun afternoon in Charleston.

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

Thank you so much for attending the tour and for taking the time to write a review. Those smaller tours can be really fun. Enjoy a local beer in Texas for me! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were lucky enough to get tickets for the "cruise". The brewery's are great and Brent has built up such a trust with the owners that he hops (get it) on behind the bar and gets the beer for you. He also definetly knows what he is talking about. Very entertaining Thanks Brent it was awesome.

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

Thanks!, but not really sure if I'm the best. People do really like the person that serves them tasty beers. More

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