The 6 Best Beer Gardens in South Carolina!


It sounds like every beer lover’s dream—a magic garden where fountains of delicious craft beer flow in abundance. The reality isn’t much different. Beer gardens in South Carolina are chock full of delicious brews that will give your taste buds something to talk about. Surrounded in beautiful outdoor settings, beer gardens offer a totally unique drinking experience. Find your new favorite brew at these six best beer gardens in South Carolina! 

Bay Street Biergarten, Charleston, SC

Beer garden is in their name, but it's also reflected in their atmosphere. They've created an amazing outdoor ambiance that will easily become your go-to hang out. They have 24 beers on tap at the bar, 70 beer taps throughout the restaurant, and even tap table booths that mean you never have to walk far to get your next brew. 

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FR8 Yard, Spartanburg, SC

Beer lovers will not find a better brew place in the Upstate than this one. The spacious garden area is decked out with picnic tables, string lights, upper-level balconies, a live music stage, and games like ping pong to give you plenty of ways to spend your evening. You can take your pick of 14 beers on draft plus a variety of can beer, cocktails, and wine.

Pour Taproom, Charleston, SC

This rooftop beer garden has a lot more going for it than just great views of the city. With over 70 options to choose from, you can self-serve your own pint glass and only pay by the ounce. Think of it as a beer festival condensed into a much smaller location, but without sacrificing the variety.

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Hans and Franz Biergarten, Greenville, SC

Offering the best of food and beer in a single location, this beer garden pays homage to the traditional beer gardens found in Germany. Situated in one of the oldest buildings in the upstate, they've completely transformed this place to reflect a semi-tropical atmosphere that makes every visit feel like a vacation. In addition to their variety of beers, they also have a small wine list and a German/Southern-inspired food menu.

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The Irish Pub, Greenville, SC

Providing a unique balance of Irish pub and German beer garden, this place is sure to delight. Fans love coming here because it's so easygoing and relaxed, making you feel like your mom dozens of friends you never knew you had. The outdoor area features sand volleyball pits, a karaoke stage, cornhole games, and plenty of seating.

Legal Remedy Brewing, Rock Hill, SC

More than just a beer garden, this place also features a 17-barrel brewing system alongside two smaller brewing systems. They source local ingredients for their food and beverages whenever possible, including their very own hop and herb garden to give you the best flavors you've ever tasted. You might not notice it when you're sitting in their beer garden, but the metal canopies providing you shade are topped with solar panels that literally turn sunlight into beer. 

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