Charlestonians are opening breweries faster than a CofC frat boy can shotgun a PBR. Don't believe us? Listen to this. A year ago right now there were five new breweries about to open. That number is now 10 ... that we know of. The pace of new brewery announcements is so staggering, we've had to update our online brewery list three times while editing this issue. But with that kind of industry growth comes greater competition, a need for updated regulations, and plenty of growing pains. Luckily, we have just the cure — more beer. Read on, and, hey, cheers.