A new brewery will open soon in North Charleston at 4155 Dorchester Road, the former home of Holy City Brewing, which moved to a sprawling Park Circle location last year. Tideland Brewing is in the final stages of renovations and will open once all permits are in place, owner Hunter Eisele told the City Paper last week.
Eisele was the head brewer at Twisted Cypress Brewing Co., a West Ashley brewery and coffee roastery that announced it would not reopen in October.
“We shut that business down to expand and ended up rebranding to Tideland,” said Eisele, who acquired the Dorchester Road property in January 2020. “I created a lot of recipes there that we’ll bring with us.”
Tideland was targeting a 2020 opening date, but the pandemic caused delays, Eisele said. “Absolutely everything has been delayed — some things by months.”
Those who frequented Holy City Brewing prior to its move will notice significant changes to the space. Eisele and his team have upgraded the electrical and plumbing, adding indoor restrooms and a large outdoor seating area.
“As people pull up, they’ll notice the biergarten first, and as they come inside they’ll notice we renovated the entire property,” Eisele said.
The brewery will fill its 25 taps with pilsners, IPAs, sours and more, and Tideland chef Matt Canter, who most recently served as executive chef at The Establishment, will pair his flavors with Tideland’s beers.
“We’ll do some sandwiches, barbecue, a signature burger — things of that nature,” Canter said. “This is more of a blue collar area of town, and we want to cater to that and not the tourist dollar.”
“One of our focuses for this area was to be able to provide lunch as well as dinner,” Eisele added. “A lot of the businesses around here are itching to get a lunch spot back on their list.”
Tideland Brewing will “open soon,” Eisele told the City Paper. Initial hours will be from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and the brewery plans to eventually stay open seven days a week.
For more information, visit tidelandbrewing.com.