VOTE: Charleston's Hottest Bartenders and Burliest Bouncers
VOTE: Charleston's Hottest Bartenders and Burliest Bouncers They can get you a drink or give you the boot

Click through the spiciest issue of SWIG yet, drink in the steamy photos of the hottest bartenders and burliest bouncers in town. We’ll reveal the winners once the voting is over on November 6.


Happy Hours
Happy Hours Find the best bar deals near you

An interactive and comprehensive listing of happy hours in neighborhoods around Charleston, SC.


The latest seasonals take a romp through brewing history
The latest seasonals take a romp through brewing history Fall into a new pint

Put these brews in your growler and guarantee yourself a fine fall season of beer drinking.


Recent Holy City arrivals include whiskey from the Upstate and George Clooney-approved tequila
Recent Holy City arrivals include whiskey from the Upstate and George Clooney-approved tequila Booze news

Life is too short to drink swill, but it ain't long enough to be downing $100-plus bottles of overly hyped single batch bourbon on a regular basis either.


Mexican beer roundup: Día de las cervezas
Mexican beer roundup: Día de las cervezas From a fun chili beer to a Dunkel that smells like weed a few new brews vie for your next fiesta

Don't get us wrong: Few drinks go better with a hearty Mexican meal than an ice-cold bottle of Negra Modelo with a squeeze of lime.


We're drunk on margaritas
We're drunk on margaritas Taste testing our favorite tart tequila cocktail

Other than martinis, margaritas seem to have the most fervent following. And with the plethora of options, it's no surprise. Salt? On the rocks? Jalapeño or habanero infused? Skinny?


Mexican food was made for boozing
Mexican food was made for boozing Fiesta time

Mexican food is not sexy. It will not get you laid. And you probably wouldn't want to roll in the hay anyway after gorging on a combo No. 13 and a bucket of queso with greasy chips.


Mexican-inspired cocktails to topple the margarita
Mexican-inspired cocktails to topple the margarita Jose who?

What makes a cocktail "Mexican"? Put that question to Charleston's mixologists and the answer typically includes tequila or spice. So where do you draw the line in a story about "Mexican-inspired cocktails"?


Mexico faces death with a lively celebration
Mexico faces death with a lively celebration Día de los Muertos

You are dead. Friends and family members have gathered around your tomb. You can hear them out there, and they aren't crying. Instead, it sounds like they're partying.


Gustavo Arellano of ¡Ask a Mexican! talks tequila
Gustavo Arellano of ¡Ask a Mexican! talks tequila So we asked a Mexican

Not too long ago, the notion of sipping a glass of neat tequila like you would bourbon or scotch was unheard of in these parts.


Happy Hours
Happy Hours Found the best bar deals near you

An interactive and comprehensive listing of happy hours in neighborhoods around Charleston, SC.


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