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“Good beer, new friends, fun for all!”

The Original Pub Tour of Charleston
Ranked #3 of 51 Nightlife in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Check out our one-of-a-kind Original Pub & Brewery Tours of Charleston! Based upon similar beer tours in Europe, we have been featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution and the Wall Street Journal. The Pub Tour is a fun and unique tour, which includes visits to many historic pubs (some with rooftop views of the city), old taverns frequented by pirates, breweries haunted by ghosts, and a large dose of Charleston's history. Our exclusive Brewery Tours highlight Charleston's local craft beer scene and are a great way to sample a variety of local brews while hearing the fascinating story behind Charleston beer, with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of several local breweries. The Original Pub & Brewery Tours are definitely the most exciting way to experience the city and everything LOCAL! We often sell out quickly so we recommend making reservations in advance. We accommodate groups of all sizes and will customize any group/event tours to your specific needs. Cheers!
Stafford, Virginia
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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“Good beer, new friends, fun for all!”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

We read many reviews and decided on the "Original Pub Tour of Charleston" and we were very glad that we did! We traveled to 5 bars (some of them would better be called "dives"!) and heard interesting stories/history along the way! Part of the fun was the people of the tour with us! We met a great couple from Chicago and plan to hang out again soon. We really enjoyed seeing bars that we probably wouldn't have seen and trying some new beers. We had appetizers at 2 of the 5 bars, so luckily we had eaten before the tour. Don't expect to eat dinner on the tour. Daniel even stayed well beyond the 2.5 hours of the published tour time before he left us to fend for ourselves at the last establishment, the biggest dive of all "Big John's Tavern". Great night, would highly recommend!

Visited August 2013
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“Best tour in charleston, SC”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

The owner, Dan, gave us the 7 o'clock tour in a group of 10. We stopped in 5 pubs and received appetizers in 3 of them. The information was a great mix of historical yet entertaining. Each pub was different but represented a different aspect of life in Charleston from it's founding in 1670. It's a great way to spend a date night and learn about the city while learning about Charleson And meeting some really cool people! It's a must when visiting the city!

Visited July 2013
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Easley, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Won-da-baa”
Reviewed July 23, 2013

I'm from SC and visit Charleston often. I have taken many different tours here and this is the best. I recommend this tour to all "merry drinkers" visiting this fair State.

Visited July 2013
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bridgewater, nj
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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“Bach party with Dan!!”
Reviewed July 12, 2013

Dan was amazing!' We had a private tour and it was a great mix of history and fun. I would definitely recommend this to groups.

Visited July 2013
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Hickory, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great night out exploring Charleston night life”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

We took a tour with Kyle at 7pm. This was the last tour of the night and it was just my wife and I on the tour. Kyle took us all over the place and we had a great time. Our 2 hour tour lasted 5 hours and spanned many different bars. I recommend this tour to anyone looking to have a good time and do a little drinking.

Visited April 2013
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