Swig Fall 2020


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Sampling the drinks of the stars

Does a star's power shine in their shine?

VOTE: Charleston’s Hottest Bartenders

Cast your vote for your favorite barkeep

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

We’re drunk on margaritas

Taste testing our favorite tart tequila cocktail

Happy Hours

Found the best bar deals near you

An Unseasonal Fall Beer Roundup

A journey through four winners, one world-class beer, and perhaps the worst beer ever

Dining by day, dancing by night

Why do so many Asian restaurants turn into nightclubs when the sun goes down?

Beer of the dragon

From a subtle triple-hop to a Belgian-spiced ale, Japanese beer is not what you think

Sipping sake across the Holy City

White rice tastes so nice

Tourist in your own bar

Hotel bars are fun for locals, too

It came from Ohio

Cornhole: a great game with a stupid name

Charleston’s Hottest Bartender

In search of the Holy City's sexiest suds slingers

City Paper launches free iPhone app to find local happy hours

$4 Jäger bombs? There's an app for that

Bar specials and happy hours

Best places to eat and drink on the cheap

Nine serious remedies for serious hangovers

Rough night? Tied one on? Got a little too tight?

Barfly astrology

Horrorscopes

The new wave of microbrews

Beers of distinction

McCaffrey’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

Swig: Profiles from Charleston's bar scene

SWIG ‌ Big Beers at Carolina’s

Chef Gavin Mills serves strong selections with bold dishes

SWIG ‌ You’re Right, Sam Adams

Beer with dinner is a winner

SWIG ‌ American Spirits

Jack Daniel's and Woodford Reserve team up for one intoxicating dinner

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