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About Atlas Tap House
This location has been host to many different bars over the years, but Atlas Tap House seems to have finally found a combination that works – craft beer, bourbon, and house-smoked barbecue.
Though the food is very tasty, the main attraction here is the beer list, which is as extensive as it is exotic. The bar regularly has a dozen or so different brews on tap and the knowledgeable staff can help recommend the perfect beer for any taste to help you cool down from a hot summer sun.
Atlas Tap House Atmosphere
The vibe here differs slightly depending on whether you want to watch a game and hang out at the bar inside, or sit outside and play Giant Jenga or cornhole. The outdoor crowd can get a little bit rowdier as the game of removing and stacking large pieces of rectangular wood heats up. (It’s more intense than it sounds).
Inside is pretty laid back, with several bar games like pool and darts to keep you busy whether you’re waiting on food or just hanging out.
Business is brewing in Myrtle Beach, thanks to a sudden boom in the craft beer industry. And the latest addition to the city's beer-snob scene takes the microbrew trend to the next level.
Located in the heart of the Myrtle Beach downtown district and just one block from the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Atlas Tap House brings a bigger and better approach to spreading unknown beers to the masses. Featuring two dozen brews on tap and more than 90 different brands in a bottle, Atlas Tap House is the latest outfit to bank on the Myrtle Beach area's love for frothy suds.
Brothers Aaron and Mark Gifford opened Atlas in early 2014, and they have already seen a positive reaction despite the slow offseason. Featuring a wide array of beers and an impressive food menu to match the diverse flavors from their taps, Atlas Tap House reaffirms the growth of beer-related businesses who are going with the golden flow on the Grand Strand.
The 60-mile stretch of beaches that surround Myrtle Beach have seen a major influx of brew pubs and microbrews. New South Brewery recently added a storefront pub to their operation, allowing visitors to take tours of the facility, see how different types of beers are made and enjoy a few samples. Visitors can even take home a few freshly made six packs or growlers of their favorite brew.
But the upstart Atlas Tap House isn't worried about the increased competition. The under-served Myrtle Beach market has room for more, just like the splintering beer market.
Offering smoked meats and appetizers from the kitchen, Atlas is already bringing in guests looking to try something different. TV sports, pool tables and a large back porch and patio deck help visitors work up a thirst, and there's plenty of beer on hand, as well as all over the Grand Strand, to quench it.
USA Today-Terry Massey
This is my favorite bar in Myrtle Beach. Great beer on tap, backyard is full of fun games like corn hole, ping pong, giant jenga, and adult sized connect four. Staff is also fun to chat with. Great beer prices and they offer some snacks to sober you up. Thanks as always for the great beer and service. Will return soon.