Category Archives: Beer spots

Goodbye, Greenville: The Definitive Guide to the Greenville Beer Scene

“You growns up and you growns up and you growns up!” — Trent, Swingers In May 2008, I quit my job in Charleston. Nicole was one year into running Big Gnome. With the world at our finger tips we thought, … Continue reading

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Greenville, I Bestow Upon You a Brewing Quest

Thomas Creek and Blueridge Brewing have been the only kids in Greenville’s beer family for the past 15 years. Those teenagers are about to get a baby brother. Don Richardson and Andrew Watts are set to give birth to Quest Brewing … Continue reading

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Colorado… what now?

In 1983, my family moved from Cleveland to Denver. I was seven years old. My parents both grew up in Cleveland. If I count correctly, at least three generations on either side preceded them in Northern Ohio, before you get … Continue reading

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Sippin’ Beers on the West Side

This past week I had the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles for work. It’s the first time I’ve ever been in the state, and considering there are over 100 breweries and brewpubs in Southern California, I felt like my … Continue reading

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The Trappe Door

I wouldn’t exactly call Greenville a beer town… yet. The looming presence of Bob Jones University has kept the bible belt tight around the waist of the city for a long time. However, the growth of industry and influx of … Continue reading

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The Beer Exchange Comes to Greenville

In November 2008, Scott Shor and Rich Carley opened the Charleston Beer Exchange. It was the first of its kind in South Carolina, a retailer totally dedicated to craft beer. Two years later, the store is ranked as the #2 … Continue reading

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Front Street Brewery in Wilmington, NC

Over New Year’s weekend, I went on a family trip with my in-laws to Wilmington, NC, where we met up with some long-time family friends from Columbia. It was a fun three day excursion to welcome in 2011. We went … Continue reading

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