You are the owner of this article.
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
top story

All aboard Charleston's new free trolley that stops at 9 breweries

  • Updated
trolley.png

The Charleston Brewery District has pooled together resources to provide a free trolley that will run on Saturdays and stop between nine breweries. Provided

There's a new way to explore Charleston breweries on Saturday afternoons. 

Instead of biking or Ubering, you can take a free trolley that stops at nine taprooms in the Charleston Brewery District, a geographical region near the Neck Area of the peninsula with a lot of places to drink local craft beer. 

Get a weekly list of tips on pop-ups, last minute tickets and little-known experiences hand-selected by our newsroom in your inbox each Thursday.


Holy City Brewing owner and production manager Chris Brown told The Post and Courier that the idea was brought up at a monthly meeting for breweries in the district. Baker & Brewer, a Holy City Brewing operation, is one of the breweries on the route.

All the breweries in the district are splitting the cost of the trolley, so it's free for people to ride, according to Brown. Locally owned Lowcountry Trolley will supply the wheels. 

The service begins Leap Day, Feb. 29. The trolley will run 1-9 p.m. Saturdays, starting at Tradesman at the top of the hour and then traveling to Edmund's Oast Brewing Co., Cooper River, Palmetto, Baker & Brewer, Revelry, Fatty's, Lo-Fi and Munkle. 

The loop will run on repeat until 9 p.m., allowing patrons to hitch a ride from their current watering hole to the next spot. The breweries are all within three miles of each other. 

Reach Kalyn Oyer at 843-371-4469. Follow her on Twitter @sound_wavves.

Kalyn Oyer is a Charleston native who covers arts and entertainment for The Post and Courier's Thursday edition, Charleston Scene. She used to write about music for the Charleston City Paper and Scene SC.