A new month is upon us. Labor Day has stripped away our white clothes, extended weekends, and daily trips to the beach. Kids are back to school, Halloween costumes are already lining the shelves, and leggings and boots will soon replace shorts and flip-flops. But during this time of change, let’s not forget why this is the most special time of the year: It’s football season. Put on your jersey, restart your rivalry, and finalize your Fantasy team because there are beer specials calling your name.

Hoping to get another great season under their belts, the Atlanta Falcons will be one to watch this year at Mellow Mushroom. This week’s game against the Saints will be an important opener to the season, pitting bitter rivals Matt Ryan and Drew Brees against each other. Happy Hour pricing of $4 drafts and $3 rail drinks during every Falcons game will help ease the tension.

Starting this year off with a bang, the Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots will be squaring off against each other on Sunday. You’ll be sure to have a rousing time watching fans of both teams, as well as some Bengals faithfuls, at Charleston Beerworks while also enjoying $10 pitchers of Yuengling, $8 pitchers of PBR, and rotating food specials.

Boone’s Bar is your best bet to watch the current Superbowl Champions. The Holy City Ravens meet upstairs during every game to watch Joe Flacco lob passes on a 17 foot screen while drinking $2.50 Natty Boh’s and eating five Maryland style crabs for $10. If you’re missing Baltimore you best come home to Boone’s, hon.

Welcome the return of RGIII from his knee injury at Mad River. The Redskins are on track to have an amazing year so sit tight with $2 Yuenglings and $12 domestic buckets.

If you want food with your football, you better go to Big John’s Tavern. With everything from a $10 burger and a craft beer to $2 mimosas and brunch until 4 p.m., every game will end up being a feast. Nurse your weekend with $5 kimchi Bloody Marys and $15 craft beer pitchers while you watch the Patriots and the Panthers.

Have your NFL jersey on? Then head to Kickin’ Chicken for $4 craft beers during every game. The Ravens-friendly bar also has $12 Bud, Bud Lite, and Michelob Ultra six bottle buckets during the season to help quench your big game thirst.

What’s better than football? Free swag with it. Head to Mac’s Place on Sept. 8 for da bears game as they take on Cincinnati. The first 250 people get a free koozie, plus they’ll have Chicago food specials. As the Lowcountry’s Bears bar, it’ll be just like the Windy City — minus the snow in October.  

West Ashley football fans can get discounted beers at D.D. Peckers with $15 buckets of Coors Lite, Yuengling, and Miller Lite. Share the love with a friend when you order the $25 Wing Sampler/Miller Lite pitcher combo during a rough game.


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