Beer, Wine, and Spirits

What are you drinking? Here, you've got choices. Have a delicious craft beer on tap at a local brewery, sit back and enjoy beautiful views with a glass of wine, or have something a little stronger mixed with local spirits.

Breweries and Taprooms

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Appalachian Ale House

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205 E Main St.

Pickens, SC 29671

This speakeasy-style taproom on Main Street in Pickens is a perfect spot to unwind with a couple of pints. Appalachian Ale House has a unique, cozy feel and a seasonal rotating tap with brew selections from across the southeast.

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BREWS on the Alley

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109 Ram Cat Alley

Seneca, SC 29678

Part craft beer bar, part espresso bar, all awesome. BREWS on the Alley is located on Ram Cat Alley in Seneca and has a great rotating tap as well as great coffee! It’s the Upstate’s only craft beer and espresso bar, so be sure to check it out!

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BREWS on Main

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130 N Main St.

Anderson, SC 29621

Not to be confused with their espresso-loving counterparts, BREWS on Main is located in downtown Anderson and has their focus on craft beer and wine. Try one of their delicious 16 beers on tap, or check out their selection of bottles to create your own variety pack.

Photo courtesy of Brews on Main Facebook

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BREWS on the Square

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182 E Queen St.
Pendleton, SC 29670

BREWS on the Square is just like its sister bar in Seneca, it is part craft beer bar, part espresso bar! Located in the heart of Pendleton on East Queen Street, stop in for a small bite to eat, great rotating taps, trivia night, mimosas, or a pick-me-up coffee. The options are endless!

Photo courtesy of Google street view

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Garage Tap Room

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400 W Main Street

Walhalla, SC 29691

The Garage Tap Room is a fun, cool, exciting place to hang out! With over 16 taps to choose from, its the hottest new spot in town.

Photo courtesy of Garage Tap Room Facebook page

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Carolina Bauernhaus

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115 Federal St.

Anderson, SC 29625

If you love interesting flavors in your craft beer, then you need to check out Carolina Bauernhaus. Located in beautiful downtown Anderson, these guys specialize in beers with “hyper local” ingredients that are always incredible!

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Jocassee Valley Brewing
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13412 SC-11

Salem, SC 29676

Located on Scenic Hwy 11, Jocasee Valley Brewing has a rotating seasonal tap with a great selection of brews. Try out a JVBC original, or try something on tap from another regional brewery.

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Golden Grove Farm and Brew

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115 Krim Rd

Piedmont, SC 29673

This funky hangout located just off of Interstate 85 in Pelzer is a perfect spot for a cold beer and good vibes. 

Photo courtesy of Golden Grove Farm and Brew

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Keowee Brewing Company

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401 E Main Street

Seneca, SC 29678

The beer list at Keowee Brewing keeps locals and visitors alike coming back again and again. Just tips away from many shops and restaurants in downtown Seneca, this place is also in an awesome location to come and hang out.

Photo courtesy of Keowee Brewing Company Website 

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Kite Hill Brewing Company

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150 Thomas Green Blvd

Clemson, SC 29631

Kite Hill Brewing Co is the latest addition to the Upstates growing craft beer movement. Featuring beer made on site, select wines, and non-alcoholic options, as well as a small, but tasty food menu.

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West and Co Taproom

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115 S Catherine St.

Walhalla, SC 29691

Located in the heart of Walhalla, West and Co. Taproom features a variety of tasty drafts as well as a great selection of red and white wines. These guys are known for their friendly staff and awesome atmosphere. 

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The Pint Station

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116 E Main St.

Easley, SC 29640

Located in the historic downtown Easley, the Pint Station is a great craft beer bar with a relaxed atmosphere and a large variety of awesome beers on tap. They are kid friendly and dog friendly, so bring the whole family along! 

Photo courtesy of Google street view

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Silos Brewing Co

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122B Folger Ave

Easley, SC 29640

Located at The Silos in downtown Easley, the doors of an old silo remained shut until a couple of dreamers took hold of the project in 2019 and decided to convert it into a community space that now holds multiple vendors. Come for the beer, stay for the fun.

Distilleries

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Chattooga Belle Farm Distillery

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216 State Rd S-37-102

Long Creek, SC 29658

At the Chattooga Belle Farm Distillery, their entire process takes place on the farm. They grow the grains, ferment, distill, and bottle everything they have on site. Trust us, you can taste the difference!

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Palmetto Distillery

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200 W Benson St.​

Anderson, SC 29624

Palmetto Moonshine Distillery is located in the heart of downtown Anderson and has been awarded many times for their craft whiskey and moonshine. Stop by for a tasting to experience the taste for yourself!

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Six and Twenty Distillery

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3109 SC-153

Piedmont, SC 29673

Located just off of Interstate 85 in Powdersville, Six and Twenty makes a variety of whiskeys that are made with local grains. They have tours every Saturday so that you can see the process in person! 

 

Photo courtesy of Six and Twenty Distillery

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Swamp Fox Distilling

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128 Exchange Street
Pendleton, South Carolina 29670

Located on The Green in downtown Pendleton, Swamp Fox Distilling is serving up a unique spirit to the area, rum! Stop by for a tasting and enjoy a cocktail while you're there.

Wineries and Wine Bars

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City Scape Winery

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589 Dunklin Bridge Rd

Pelzer, SC 29669

City Scape Winery makes a variety of delicious wines, so they have something suited for every palette. 

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Lazy Bear Winery

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644 Hester Store Rd

Easley, SC 29640

Lazy Bear Winery is a must-stop when you're visiting Lake Hartwell Country. All of their wines are made with local fruits, giving them a uniquely sweet flavor that you can't find anywhere else!

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Partners in Wine

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115a E Main St

Walhalla, SC 29691

This funky wine bar is located in downtown Walhalla. They offer a great selection of wine and craft beer, so stop in, enjoy a glass and stay awhile! 

 

Photo courtesy of Partners in Wine Facebook page

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Victoria Valley Vineyards

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1360 S Saluda Rd

Cleveland, SC 29635

Located in the mountains of Pickens County, Victoria Valley Vineyards is a wonderful place to stop by for lunch, a glass of wine, a tasting, and beautiful mountain views. 

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Viva Wine Bar

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168 Exchange St

Pendleton, SC 29670

With several delicious wines to choose from as well as a selection of craft beers, Viva Wine Bar is a great place to relax while exploring Pendleton or Anderson. 

 

Photo courtesy of Viva Wine Bar Facebook page