Big Guide to Breweries and Beer in Columbia

It's almost spring and we know what that means.... nights out on the town!

Check out this list of breweries and beer spots for good times and even better brews!

Twisted Spur Brewing

You can get craft beer and amazing cuisine right in the heart of the The Vista!


Monday-Thursday 4 pm-11 pm
Friday 11 am-12 am
Saturday 10 am-12 am
Sunday 10 am-11 pm

Brunch Served 10 am – 2 pm Saturday and Sunday

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Swamp Cabbage Brewing Co.

Swamp Cabbage offers tours, tastings, pints, and growlers. Join them on the patio or watch the game in the newly remodeled taproom.


Wednesday/Thursday 5 pm –8 pm
Friday  5 pm -9 pm
Saturday 12 pm –9 pm
Sunday 1 pm – 6 pm

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Hunter Gatherer Brewery

Hunter-Gatherer has two locations and lots of sensational brews! Hunter Gatherer Brewery and Alehouse is located downtown and Hunter-Gatherer Production Brewery and Tap room in the historic Curtiss-Wright Hangar is located right across from City Roots Farm.

Main Street Hours
Monday – Thursday at 4 pm – 10 pm
Friday – Saturday 4 pm – 11 pm

Hangar Hours
Wednesday – Thursday 4pm – 10pm
Friday 4pm – 11pm
Saturday 11am – 11pm
Sunday 1pm – 8pm

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River Rat Brewery

Named for the three rivers that run through our city and the working-class men who labored on the canal there more than a century ago, River Rat sets out to create craft beers that would satisfy anyone’s thirst after a long day’s work.


Tueday and Wednesday – 12 pm – 9 pm
Thursday 12 pm – 10 pm
Friday 12 pm – 11 pm
Saturday 11 am – 11 pm
Sunday 11 am – 8 pm

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Columbia Craft Brewing Co.

Columbia Craft is an independently owned production brewery and tasting room equipped with 12 taps of Columbia Craft Beer in downtown Columbia, SC.

Monday – Thursday – 2 pm – 10 pm
Friday and Saturday – 12 pm – 10 pm

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Cotton Town Brew Lab

CottonTown Brew Lab is an independent microbrewery and beer garden in Columbia, SC.  It is located in the historic CottonTown. They emphasize “local” with each of their seasonal lines.


Thursday – Friday 4 pm – 8 pm
Saturday 11 am – 9 pm
Sunday 1 pm -6 pm

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Steel Hands Brewing

Inspired by the surrounding hard-working industries that have shaped the founding principles of commitment to quality products, Steel Hands Brewing is dedicated to serving the highest quality beer with exceptional consistency.


Thursday – 4 pm – 10 pm
Friday – 11 am – 10 pm
Saturday – 11 am – 10 pm
Sunday – 12 pm -8 pm

Live music every Saturday at noon!

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Conquest Brewing

Conquest was the first production brewery in Columbia since Prohibition and they are commitment to brewing great beer just a block away from Williams Brice Stadium!


Monday – Thursday – 4 pm – 9 pm
Friday – 4 pm – 10 pm
Saturday –  11 am – 10 pm
Sunday – 1 pm – 6 pm

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Craft and Draft

Craft And Draft is a craft beer store and growler shop. You can sample a beer or drink a few pints from one of their twelve taps that continually feature premier craft beers from all over the country as well as local favorites from here in The Carolinas!


Monday – Thursday –  11 am – 8 pm
Friday – 11 am – 9 pm
Saturday – 11 am – 8 pm
Sunday – 1 pm – 7 pm

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