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Hobcaw Brewing Company has a ZERO TOLERANCE police for any racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia, violence or harassment against any member of our staff. We strive to do our part to help bring much needed diversity, equality, and inclusion to the Charleston beer community. We always want to insure a a safe work environment for our employees, as well as for our valued customers.



This policy outlines our expectations regarding employees' behavior towards their colleagues, supervisors, customers and overall organization. This policy applies to all our employees regardless of employment agreement or rank. Furthermore, it applies to al customers (taproom, private events, on-line, social media), accounts, vendors, partners, collaborators, and contractors.

We promote freedom of expression and open communication. But we expect all employees to follow our code of conduct. They should avoid offending, participating in serious disputes and disrupting our workplace. We also expect them to foster a well-organized, respectful and collaborative environment.


Expected Behaviors

We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion. Employees will treat each other and guests with respect, listen with an open mind, and make our taproom a welcoming, safe, and comfortable space.


All employees are expected to be in compliance with the law, and conduct themselves in a way that best represents the values of our brewery.

Unacceptable Behaviors

Harassment, discrimination, and abuse of any kind will not be tolerated. Unacceptable behaviors will be dealt with immediately and include but are not limited to :


Disciplinary Actions

Hobcaw Brewing Company may have to take disciplinary action against employees who repeatedly or intentionally fail to follow our code of conduct. If you are approached as having (consciously or otherwise) acted in a way that might make your teammates feel unwelcome, listen with an open mind and avoid becoming defensive. Remember that if someone offers you feedback, it likely took a great deal of courage for them to do so. The best way to respect that courage is to acknowledge your mistake, apologize, and move on — with a renewed commitment to do better.

However, repeated or severe violations of this code can and will be addressed by our leadership, and can lead to disciplinary actions including:


Legal action may be taken in cases of corruption, theft, embezzlement or other unlawful behavior.

We’re working hard to become a physical and mental safe space and any violation of our Code of Conduct can result in disciplinary action and/or termination of employment or working relationship. Anyone observing or party to an incident that violates the Code of Conduct should report it to