Ballard's take on the best new draft beers

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The Charleston City Paper's music editor and resident beer enthusiast T. Ballard Lesemann has done his hop homework by sniffing out and reviewing some of the best new brews that local bars have to offer.

From downtown Charleston, to James Island and West Ashley, no tap was left unturned on this alcohol odyssey.

So if you're looking for a new summer brew, look no further than Lesemann's run-down on six of his new favorite beers.

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