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Brewvival may be sold out, but don't fret, there are plenty of beer-related events going on around town. We'll be adding more events and details to this list online as we get them. If you know of an event not listed here, let us know.

Wed. Feb. 19

Stone Beer Dinner at Opal

Executive Chef Patrick Owens is teaming up with Stone Brewing for what appears to be one helluva beer dinner. We're talking big-eye tuna crudo with spicy blood orange jam and cilantro, braised pork agnolotti with white acre peas and greens, and five spice salmon with kimchi slaw. Cost is $59 a head, and you can call (843) 654-9070 for reservations. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 1960 Riviera Drive. Mt. Pleasant. owensdininggroup.com.

House of Brews Local Brew Night

The good folks at House of Brews are planning to have their entire tap lineup filled with South Carolina brews. You can expect a sneak peek at some Brewvival offerings as well as some local staples. So far on the list: Palmetto BA Espresso Porter, COAST 32/50, Freehouse Imperial Amber Saison, Frothy Beard Peppermint Porter, Holy City Pilsner, RJ Rockers Peachy King, Westbrook Shane's Big DIPA, and Westbrook Panther. On top of that, LoCo foods will be cooking some tacos and sides to soak in the suds. 5-8 p.m. 1537 Ben Sawyer Blvd. Mt. Pleasant. (843) 416-8094. houseofbrewsmtp.com.

Thurs. Feb. 20

Fullsteam Brewery Tap Takeover at the Granary

Join the Granary for their first monthly tap takeover. Fullsteam's chief executive optimist, Sean Lilly Wilson, will be on hand pouring samples of the following Fullsteam brews: Fruitcake, Sour Working Man's Lunch, The Common Good,Fearrington Winter, and Carver sweet potato lager. Also debuting at the event is Executive Chef Brannon Florie's new fried chicken dinner. Word on the street is this menu item will be offered on Monday nights only, so get your fill now. 5-7 p.m. 624 Long Point Road. Mt. Pleasant. (843) 216-3832. thegranarycharleston.com.

Founders Tap Takeover at Bay Street Biergarten

Bay Street Biergarten will be pouring a nice selection of Founders brews, including Backwoods Bastard, Dirty Bastard, All Day IPA, and Centennial IPA. 7 p.m. 549 E. Bay St. Downtown. (843) 266-2437. baystreetbiergarten.com.

Breakfast Sex Tap Takeover at Bohemian Bull

The Bull will pit Founders Breakfast Stout against Foothills Sexual Chocolate. They're also serving Imperial Stout, Porter, and All Day IPA, as well as Foothill Jade IPA, People's Porter, and Hoppyum. 6 p.m. 1531 Folly Road. James Island. (843) 225-1817. bohemianbull.com.

Pretzel Necklace Party at Homegrown Brewhouse

Show the folks at Homegrown Brewhouse your Brewvival ticket, and they'll give you all the necessary items to make a pretzel necklace and a printout of the Brewvival beer list for your review. In addition, it will also be Kick the Keg Night, so you can expect $2 draft specials all night. 6-8 p.m. 117 S. Main St. Summerville. (843) 873-4237. homegrownbrewhouse.com.

Closed for Business Flex Tappings

Robbie at C4B has been holding onto some special kegs, patiently waiting to bust them out the weekend of Brewvival. The plan is to start tapping them on Thursday, but as kegs kick, more will get tapped throughout the weekend. Here's a preview of what's to come: Full Steam Igor (Makers Mark barrel aged), Terrapin Cinnamon Roll Wake and Bake, Westbrook Gozu, Southern Tier Pumking, Coast Barrel-Aged Black Beard, Westbrook Shane's Big DIPA, Holy City Seagrams Gin Barrel Aged Pilsner, Holy City Barrel-Aged Doppelbock, Allagash Interlude, Allagash Midnight Brett, Allagash Red Howes, Stone 2012 Espresso RIS, Green Flash Double Columbus, and Westbrook IPA Cask with Rose Hips. 453 King St. Downtown. (843) 853-8466. closed4business.com.

Allagash Flight Night + Brewvival Ticket Giveaway at The Craftsmen

The Craftsmen will be pouring Allagash flights all night. 6  bucks gets you 4-4oz. beers (choose from Fluxus 2013, Saison, Interlude, Victor, Victoria, Yakuza, and James Bean) and a chance to win 2 tickets to Brewvival (must be present to win). Every Allagash flight comes with a raffle ticket to win Allagash gear and the grand prize is 2 Brewvival tix. The drawing will be at 8 p.m. 5-11 p.m. 12 Cumberland St. Downtown. (843) 577-9699. craftsmentaphouse.com.

Fri. Feb. 21

Pint Night at Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer

The local coffee and craft beer shop will be pouring pints of Freehouse, New Belgium, Stone, Bell's, and Anderson Valley. There will also be a surprise cask on the beer engine and food provided by Hot Links Homemade Sausage in the courtyard. 6-11 p.m. 4 Vanderhorst St. Downtown. (843) 853-7186. kuducoffeeandcraftbeer.com.

Pre-Brewvival Party with Conquest Brewing

The first production brewery since pre-prohibition, Conquest Brewing Company, will be setting up shop at Homegrown Brewhouse on Friday. The Conquest team will be on hand to socialize with the patrons and, best of all, their entire beer lineup will be coming with them. 5-9 p.m.117 S. Main St. Summerville. (843) 873-4237. homegrownbrewhouse.com.

Third Annual Pre-Brewvival Fish Fry atHoly City

If you weren't able to get a ticket to Brewvival, you should probably head up to Holy City on Friday, as they'll be pouring each and every one of the beers they're bringing to the fest. The Bluestone Ramblers will be performing in the tasting room, and Refueler's Mobile Café will be serving up some of their regular favorites and fried fish. It's sure to be one helluva bash. 3-8 p.m. 4155 Dorchester Road. North Charleston. (843) 225-6089. holycitybrewing.com.

4-Year Bigfoot Vertical Tasting/Growler Fills at Total Wine

Total Wine will be tapping a keg of Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout and a 4 year vertical (2011-2014) of Sierra Nevada Bigfoot for free tastings and growler fills. 4-7 p.m. 1820 Ashley River Rd. West Ashley. (843) 763-7034. totalwine.com.

Colorado Beer Night at Coleman Public House

Coleman Public House will be pouring two beers each from Great Divide and Left Hand. Two gurantees: Sour Puss and Tabernash Dunkel Weiss. 6-11 p.m. 427 W. Coleman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant. (843) 416-8833. colemanpublichouse.com.

SUN. Feb. 23

Brewvival Brunch Bonanza

Keep the Brewvival spirit alive with brunch at Holy City Brewing. They'll have their usual brews as well as special collaborations, including Holy Weed Double IPA with green tea leaves (brewed with Wicked Weed Brewing), Half Calf -Half Milk Stout Half Coffee Stout (brewed with R.J. Rockers, Shades of Grace Imperial Coco Loco blended with Graveyard Shiftee (brewed with NODA Brewing), and Sister City Saison Farmhouse Ale with rose hops (brewed with Southbound Brewing). Outta My Huevos Brunch Truck will serve up their eats. 12-4 p.m. 4155 Dorchester Road. North Charleston. (843) 225-6089. holycitybrewing.com.


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