battle for SC


Make the absolute most of this year’s Tap the Rock with the VIP experience! Space is limited so don’t wait, grab yours now! The exclusive VIP area will be in the Left Bank (The downstairs of Amelies) which can be accessed by the stairs on Caldwell st or via elevator located inside the main st entrance to Amelies

This year’s ticket will include ….

  • Commemorative Tasting Glass

  • Sampling from more than 40 NC & SC breweries

  • 1 token for the Battle for SC (Taking place in Main St Bottle Shop beginning at noon)

  • Private VIP only event space w/ private bathroom

  • Catered food from Amelies

  • Access to rare & speciality beers (VIP ONLY)

Festival Layout & Parking

Tap The Rock is just a few days away! Street parking is available on Main St. & White St. You can use the parking lots located behind Wells Fargo or near Millstone. Overflow parking is at the parking deck across from Fountain Park. See the diagram for the festival layout.

Check-in/Ticket Tent is located on Caldwell St. near the entrance to Amelies.

The private VIP area is located in the downstairs event space of Amelies, accessed from Caldwell St near the Information Tent.

Live music will be on the stage on the backside of the Gettys Center

Restrooms located in the parking lot of the Gettys center

The Battle for SC takes place at the Main St Bottle Shop and kicks off at Noon, the festival opens at 2:00

Food Trucks will be located on Caldwell St and will be open at noon

If you have purchased a tasting ticket or VIP ticket please check-in at the information tent to receive your tasting glass & wristbands. Those looking to purchase individual beers will also visit the Information tent to get a wrist band and purchase their tickets. Individual beers are 16oz pours and are $6 each or 4 tickets for $20

Battle for SC

The Battle for South Carolina

Main St Bottle Shop. November 16th. Beginning at Noon!

We couldn’t think of a better way to kick of this year’s Tap the Rock than with a beer battle! Join us at Main St Bottle Shop beginning at noon and start the festivities off with 12 of South Carolina’s best breweries competing for the belt; Battle for SC Champs! The winner will also be granted a tap placement for an entire year! The first brewery to kick their keg will be declared the winner, so come out early to support your favorite brewery and try some amazing & specialty beers. We fully expect to have a winner crowned before Tap the Rock begins so don’t wait to try these amazing brews!

Remember a portion of all proceeds from the Battle for SC as well as Tap the Rock will benefit the 809 Foundation! CHEERS!


Amor Artist

Birds Fly South

Benford Brewing


Dust Off

Edmonds Oast


Legal Remedy

Low Tide


River Rat

Slow Play

Commemorative Cups Now Available!

These limited edition hard plastic cups are now available at Main St Bottle Sop! The 16oz Cups feature the Tap the Rock logo and include the easy-open lid. The cups are first come first serve and supplies are limited so don’t wait! They can only be purchased at the Bottle Shop and are specially priced at $10 and include a token for a beer at the Battle for South Carolina kicking off Tap the Rock at noon!