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CBX News: Terrapin Samurai Krunkles! Ted’s Cask Ale Breakfast! More Stuff Too!

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We have a great week of beery wonders ahead at The Charleston Beer Exchange!

Terrapin Samurai Krunkles Growler Feature (8/28)
Tomorrow (Tuesday 8/28) at 5pm we'll be tapping the latest Side Project beer from Terrapin Beer Co. for growler fills!  This one is called Samurai Krunkles and it is an extraordinarily unique IPA made with Ginger and Green Tea!  Here's what the brewery has to say about this beer:

"Taking the Orient and the rest of the world by storm, Krunkles returns! In this edition of the bearded IPA brewer's saga, "Samurai Krunkles," as he was once known in the Far East, pulls out all the hops from his katana's sheath to make this Asian flared brew. While traveling around the Pacific in a souped up rickshaw pulled by his trusty side kick Cato, Krunkles uncovered unique brewing ingredients such as jasmine rice, jasmine green tea and the finest ginger the Orient had to offer for this Samurai master's ale. ABV: 7.1% IBU's: 70 O.G.: 6.5 Malt: 2-Row, Best Munich, Victory, Pale Crystal Hops: Columbus, Nugget, Falconers Flight, Zythos, Sorachi Ace Other: Green Tea, Jasmine Rice, Ginger"

Ted's Butcherblock Cask Beer Breakfast (9/1)
Join us at Ted's Butcherblock the morning of Saturday September 1st starting at 10am (and going as long as the beer lasts) for a special brunch style cask ale event featuring our very own Citrus Ninja Exchange collaboration Double IPA with Westbrook Brewing Company!  We'll be serving pints of a special cask of this big beer treated with an extra dose of grapefruit peel – think of it like your morning juice but with a 9.5% ABV punch!  There will be 4 different deliciously paired plates available.  No reservations required.  Pay as you go.  For more information (including menu/pricing) please visit and we'll see you there!

New Arrivals/Back in Stock
Abita Pecan Harvest Ale
Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier
Grand Teton XX Bitch Creek Double ESB
Stone 16th Anniversary IPA
Terrapin All American Imperial Pilsner
Terrapin Pumpkinfest
Allagash Confluence
Avery The Kaiser
Avery The Reverend
Ballast Point Big Eye IPA
Ballast Point Calico Amber
Ballast Point Pale
Grand Teton Black Cauldron Imperial Stout
Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast
Ommegang Art Of Darkness
Southern Tier Creme Brulee
Southern Tier Harvest

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The Charleston Beer Exchange
14 Exchange Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-5446

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Ultimate Burger Saturdays this weekend at Ted’s!

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Cold Gazpacho

Chicken Veggie w/Rice

8 oz-$4 ; 16 oz-$7.50



Housemade Lamb + Beef Gyro with Roasted Tomatoes, Lettuce, Red Onion + Tzatziki on Lavash- $9 



 Eden Natural Kurobuta Pork Chops

were $16/lb., now $14/lb.



Broadbent Farms Applewood Smoked




In addition to our regular rotating selection of housemade specialties, our case is stocked with fresh Rotisserie Chickens right now.  Great for picking up for a quick meal when it's too hot to cook!  


Click here to view our current In The Case offerings.

Join us every Friday from 5-7 p.m. for our Friday Wine Tastings, where a $5 tasting donation benefits Pet Helpers.

Stick around for our Friday Night Dinner, a gourmet, restaurant-style dinner (including housemade dessert) priced at just $14! Click to see this week's Friday Night Menu. 


Morgan Cotes du Crow's,  

$18, Monterey County, CA 

Blend of 55% Syrah and 45% Grenache from central and southern Monterey County.  This Rhone-style blend has a rich ruby red color, highlighted with purple edges. Blackberry pie, boysenberry and violet aromas jump out of the glass. The wine is medium-bodied with soft tannins; it offers a mouthful of dried cherry, pear and blackberry flavors. Its weight and balance make it a perfect pairing with anything off the grill.


Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier,

$14, Napa Valley, CA 

The 2011 bottling of this distinctive blend opens with a dazzling spectrum of fruit and floral aromas, from crisp white peach, honeyed pear and sweet mango, to touches of fresh jasmine blossom and white chai tea. Filled with bright and juicy fruits, the palate flaunts flavors of succulent white nectarine, candied pineapple, green fig and subtle grapefruit.  

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This month, we're proud to formally introduce our new Chef, Brian Parkhurst. Brian has been at the helm in the kitchen since May, and as you may have noticed, he's been making his mark with some great new items in the case and on the menu. From housemade pates, pickled vegetables and special sandwiches to pretty much anything on the Big Green Egg, Brian is passionate about the food he's creating at Ted's. Originally from Illinois, he came to Charleston to attend Johnston & Wales University, and his local experience since graduating includes stints at Peninsula Grill, Mercato, Al di La, Fulton Five and Cru Catering. 


Be sure to stop by this month and say hello to Brian, and while you're at it, wish him a happy birthday! We'll help him celebrate his birthday weekend with a couple of very special events at the end of this month (see below for details). Welcome, and Happy Birthday, Brian!


chef brian parkhurst

Friday Night Pig Pickin': Fri., Aug. 31, starting at 5 pm

This special Friday Night Supper will feature a whole hog from the Update Farmers' Alliance, roasted in the Caja China roasting box. All-you-can-eat plates, including sides, will be available for $16 per person. 


Cask Beer Breakfast: Sat, Sept. 1, starting at 10 am 

The birthday celebration continues with a special Saturday morning Cask Beer event featuring "Citrus Ninja," an exclusive recipe created by the Charleston Beer Exchange and brewed by Westbrook Brewing Company. This citrus-infused IPA will be available for $5/pint and paired with the following brunch menu selections from Chef Brian:


Country Fried Duck Breast Biscuit – $12

served w/a sunny-side-up duck egg, cheddar cheese & redeye gravy


House Made Corned Beef Hash  – $10

served w/a Sea Island poached egg on toast


Waffle w/Cinnamon Toast Crunch Crumble  – $10

served w/Sorghum syrup and a side of Broadbent Farms Applewood Bacon


"Hangtown" Fry – $11

Sea Island egg western omelet served w/bacon & fried oysters


No reservations are required for these celebratory weekend events, so grab your friends and come join us! 



Starting this Saturday at noon, we'll be firing up the Big Green Egg each week and offering an "Ultimate Burger," available in limited quantity. The recipes will be inspired by our favorite burgers from our travels, featuring hand-ground Painted Hills Beef and special buns. It all starts this Saturday with a mustard-crusted burger inspired by In-and-Out Burger's private menu. Check our website weekly, or follow us on Facebook or Twitter, for details on each week's offerings. The cost of $10 includes a side


Available starting at noon until they're gone. Come early to ensure you'll get a taste of this week's Ultimate Burger!

Available Wednesdays at Ted's


We start with a freshly-baked 42-inch baguette, and carefully layer it with Black Forest ham, fennel salami, hot soppressata, mortadella and aged provolone, then top it with romaine lettuce, tomato, shaved red onion, hard-boiled egg, dried basil and oregano, oil and vinegar. It's an irresistible combination, and you can only get a taste on Wednesdays, when we'll be offering slices of The Big Sandwich at lunchtime for $11 – get it while it lasts! 


The whole Big Sandwich, which serves 8-12 people, is also available for catering with 48 hours advance notice for $80.

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