VOTE: Charleston's Hottest Bartenders
VOTE: Charleston's Hottest Bartenders Cast your vote for your favorite barkeep

Click through the spiciest issue of SWIG yet, drink in the steamy photos of the hottest bartenders in town. We’ll reveal the winners once the voting is over on November 11.


Happy Hours
Happy Hours Find the best bar deals near you

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


A salute to brandy, sherry, and cognac
A salute to brandy, sherry, and cognac Great Grapes

If you're anything like me, you simply don't have the palate for a glass of wine. You couldn't tell the difference between a $450 bottle of Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Masseto merlot or a $5 bottle of Gato Negro malbec.


A roundup of Charleston's most expensive drinks
A roundup of Charleston's most expensive drinks Hey, Big Spender

Most of the time, we're happy to kick back with some cheap brews and happy-hour specials. But every so often, we like to feel like a baller. And Charleston sure knows how to mix drinks that cost a pretty penny.


A look at the Holy City's favorite shooters over the years
A look at the Holy City's favorite shooters over the years Hot Shots

Earlier this year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention claimed that 38 million Americans drink too much. Bustle.com then analyzed the study and revealed the drunkest cities in America. Guess who stumbled up to claim its fourth-place prize?


Jerky has finally made the hors d’oeuvres A-team
Jerky has finally made the hors d’oeuvres A-team In the Flesh

Like a JV player called up to varsity, jerky has become a starter in the appetizer game. It must have been a big day for the dried meat when an outdoorsy chef pulled a bundle of teriyaki-flavored beef from the depths of his trail-mix littered backpack ...


Road trippin' round the South in search of tasty suds
Road trippin' round the South in search of tasty suds Brews Cruise

Oh Charleston, you do have a charm that keeps a girl around. But, there is something about fall that creates a need to hit the open road and explore. To this, I say, "Road trip!" The North Star for our Southern journey: beer. Forget the Bourbon Trail, this is the Brewski Highway.


How a New Year's resolution led one writer on an exploration of Scotch whisky
How a New Year's resolution led one writer on an exploration of Scotch whisky Scotchy Scotch Scotch

I'm not a fan of New Year's resolutions. I believe that if you want to make a change you should just do it. But something happened last December for me when I set my first resolution, well, ever.


From a bold botanical rhum to a classic aperitif, falling mostly in love with this year's liquors
From a bold botanical rhum to a classic aperitif, falling mostly in love with this year's liquors A Real Humdinger

For each issue of SWIG, we try to focus on the latest spirits to hit the Holy City. Now, these aren't necessarily brand-new liquors. They're just new arrivals.


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