Since Thomas Creek Brewery's inception in 1998, they have been winning the hearts and taste buds of beer enthusiasts all across the southeast and beyond. Our brewery is open to the public for tours, pints, growler & 6-pack purchases, events, and home brew supplies. The homebrew shop offers everything from equipment kits to ingredients including malted and flaked grains, grain milling, hop pellet varieties, liquid & dry yeast, bottles, caps, chemicals, draft equipment, fittings, and more.
Being located in Greenville, the heart of Upstate SC, has its advantages. They are devoted to serving our community by delivering an exceptional product to our fans, giving back through numerous charitable organizations, and reducing environmental impact.
Quest Brewing Company officially started becoming a reality in January 2012. That is when Don Richardson and Andrew Watts met for the first time; each with thoughts of opening up a microbrewery in Greenville, SC. Both had put together plans for their company vision and, as luck would have it, those plans mirrored each other! The two joined forces and Quest Brewing Company was founded.
Brewery 85 is a microbrewery that specializes in marrying Southern culture with craft beer spirit, while using traditional German brewing techniques. The brewery just celebrated its fourth anniversary and is located near Interstate 85 and Laurens Road.
Birds Fly South Ale Project is an award winning brewery specializing in farmhouse-style and sour beer. The brewery boasts one of South Carolina's largest barrel programs. Owner/Brewer, Shawn Johnson, focuses on a progressively old school mentality, employing multiple barrel styles and yeast profiles.
Ben Pierson opened the Swamp Rabbit Brewery and Taproom in early 2014. For those of you who don't know the master brewer, Ben is a classically trained brewer, honing his craft in Germany. All in all, he has over 30 years experience and has installed over 20 craft breweries across the country. He's also piled up plenty of awards for finely crafted beer along the way, including several medals from the Great American Beer Festival.
Travelers Rest was a natural spot for setting up the brewpub. And the Swamp Rabbit Brewery is booming. You're invited to join them for fun, laughs and some great beer!
Shoeless Brewing Co. history isn’t a long one, but it is inspired by over 25 years of home brewing mixed with the continued inspiration for always wondering how much farther beer can be taken. Opening in August of 2015, Shoeless is the smallest brewery in the Upstate, SC area, which normally isn’t a bragging right but in this case we think it should be.
The Upstate's one-stop-shop for all things craft beer. The taproom features 20 taps and 100+ bottles of an ever changing line up of unique and experimental house brews plus a selection of the latest local, regional, and international beers.
While having a pint, check out the homebrew supply store for all the goods to brew at home. The brewery's multiple 1/2BBL systems provide a unique opportunity to put out new beers constantly.
Described as a new, old world style brewery, 13 Stripes opened in 2016 in Taylors. The brewery encourages its patrons to embrace a legacy, by offering classic yet diverse styles that are often accompanied by stories from American history.
Located in the Five Forks neighborhood of Simpsonville, Lowes Foods has opened the state's very first brewpub inside of a market. Called "The Cavern", Lowes offers house made beers alongside guest taps, with both indoor and outdoor seating.
The area's newest brewery hails from Simpsonville. Owned by William Haynes, Rail Line Brewing is a small batch beer brewery with plenty of in-house beers and guest taps. It also boasts an in-house restaurant serving custom tacos, pizzas, sandwiches, and salads.
A Greenville mainstay since 2011, the bar and restaurant has always offered up live music alongside a choice selection of beer and an eclectic menu. Recently, the company expanded and it now offers a brewpub with house-made beers as a part of its offerings.
For awhile, Wild Ace Pizza & Pub in Greer has been offering craft beer and pizza. But since early 2017, it was offered its own house-made beers as a brewpub. Test brews were prepared, and then Wild Ace staff picked their favorites. You can usually find a few offerings mixed among the many guest taps.
Fireforge Crafted Beer is a brewery-in-planning in Greenville, South Carolina. The goal is to begin brewing and serving exotic and opulent beers starting in the spring of 2018.
Founders Brian and Nicole Cendrowski have a passion for exploring the culinary world of flavors through beer. Constantly seeking new experiences, they are on a mission to push the boundaries of beer and challenge fellow drinkers to embrace a sense of adventure and curiosity.
Located in the Westone project, Liability Brewing Co. looks to open in the late spring of 2018. Owner Terry Horner plans on producing six to eight variations of a stout, IPA and seasonal beers. So what’s in a name? Horner says Liability is a term he uses to describe that friend who always creates a “situation while drinking,” good or bad and always amusing.
Delaware-based Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant plans to open in Greenville off of Haywood Road in late spring. This will be the first location in the Carolinas for the brewery, which has 12 locations in the northeast. The brewery is named after the historic Revolutionary War landmark in Delaware, where General George Washington battled the British. Iron Hill has received recognition for its beer, winning awards at both national and international competitions.
Co-owners John Bucher and Chad Tydings, who are outdoor enthusiasts, will be opening Tetrad Brewing Co. in the late spring of 2018. Located off of Stone Avenue, the brewery will initially focus on the taproom experience. Tetrad, which is an ancient Greek word for a group of four, represents many aspects of the co-owners, not the least of which is their families, the four ingredients in beer, and the brewing process.
A staple in Greenville's craft beer diet for many years until recently, Blue Ridge Brewing Company will make its triumphant return to the downtown area in 2018. This time, the restaurant will be moving into the 19,000-sqaure-foot former White Horse Paper Co. right on the Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail and a block from the future City Park.