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Beer & Food Pairings for Island Brews & Chews Craft Beer Festival in Charleston, SC

The countdown is on! Our first-ever Charleston craft beer festival Island Brews & Chews is almost here! Come for the day, or stay overnight with our Charleston, SC Beer Festival Package. Book advance festival tickets online, or call 843.886.6000 to purchase tickets + overnight package. Plus, stay tuned as we roll out exciting previews for this one-of-a-kind Charleston Oktoberfest festival. Take a peek… 

Last week, we began with the beer. In case you missed it, see below for the featured picks by nine local and regional brewery partners.

And what pairs well with a pint? After several tastings, samplings and deliberations, our culinary team has reached a decision. Drum roll please…the brews have met their chews:

Brews & Chews

Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin Ale

Westphalia Ham and Mascarpone Mac & Cheese

Brooklyn Oktoberfest

Sopprasetta, Bresaola, Genoa and Gruyere Muffaletta

Pressed with Olive and Pepperoncini Tapenade

Coastal Empire Savannah Brown Ale

Duck and Chorizo Cassoulet with Asiago Cheese

Coastal Empire Tybee Island Blonde

Local Seafood and Shellfish Stew, Garlic Crostini

Frothy Beard Zinigiber Pale Ale

House Smoked Skirt Steak, Curried Blue Cheese Crema

Frothy Beard Boardslide Rye

Garlicky Shrimp Skewer, Lemon Butter Sauce

Highland Oatmeal Porter

Sliced Smoked Brisket, Honey BBQ, Mini Kaiser Roll

Highland Gaelic Ale

Grilled Chicken Chili, Smoked Jalapeno

Holy City Pilsner

Salmon Salad Soft Taco

Holy City Pluff Mud Porter

Espresso Braised Short Rib

Bacon with Bacon Fat Mascarpone

Lonerider Sweet Josie Brown Ale

Griddled Pecan Butter & Fig Jam Sandwich

Dark Pumpernickel Bread

Lonerider Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen

Weisswurst & Brezeln, Sweet Mustard

Thomas Creek Appalachian Amber

Cheese Tortellini

Sundried Tomato Sauce Busting with Basil and Oregano

Thomas Creek Castaway Chocolate Orange IPA 

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream, Candied Pecans

Westbrook White Thai

Rock Shrimp and Soba Noodles

Bamboo Shoots, Baby Corn, Soya-Seafood Broth

Westbrook IPA

Herbed Gnocchi, Hot Italian Sausage

Spicy Tomato Gravy

Palmetto Espresso Porter

Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Chocolate Cookie

Palmetto Amber

Wild Mushroom Ravioli

Pulled Smoked Chicken & Brown Butter Sauce

Worried about missing the game? Don't fret! Catch all the college football action on the outdoor screens at Palm Cove's poolside bar. 

What's more, Charleston's celebrated local band "Not So Serious" will be providing the tunes as you enjoy your brews and chews.

Turn the beer festival into a long Columbus holiday weekend with our Charleston, SC Island Brews and Chews Craft Beer Festival Package starting at $219 per night.

Call 888.778.1876 to book tickets + overnight package.

For-up-to-date event news and previews, please visit our Wild Dunes Resort BlogFacebookInstagram and Twitter. Join the festival social conversation with the event hashtag #islandbrewfest

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