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 Company’s history isn’t a long one, but it is inspired by over 25 years of homebrewing mixed with the continued inspiration for always wondering how much farther beer can be taken. Opening since 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 Eighth State is one of Greenville’s newest breweries. A zymurgy and lifestyle project inspired by the 8 circuit model, the brewery focuses on creative delivery of experience, food, and drinks. Modern beer and cocktail offerings abound, in addition to an eclectic lineup of music and artwork, and a kitchen focusing on locally sourced small plates.
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 Beer Den Cavern", Lowes offers house made beers alongside guest taps, with both indoor and outdoor seating.
One of 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.
One of Greenville’s newest downtown delights, Fireforge opened in 2018 serving exotic and opulent beers. 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. is also one of Greenville’s newest breweries. Crafting delicious variety, the brewery is constantly pushing to create a wonderful taproom experience. 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 became part of the Greenville craft beer family in 2018. This is the brewery’s first location in the Carolinas, which has 15 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.
Located in downtown Greenville by way of Johnson City, Tennessee, Yee-Haw Brewing is one of Greenville’s newest breweries. Offering a mix of ales and lagers, the brewery also offers some solid foods for pairing.
Co-owners John Bucher and Chad Tydings, who are outdoor enthusiasts, will be opening Tetrad Brewing Co. in the late spring of 2019. 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 area in 2019.
Open since 2014 in Greer, The Southern Growl carries a constantly changing line-up of 60 craft beers on tap and features a highly executed, delicious food menu that changes every 8 weeks. Plus, their staff is seriously awesome and super knowledgeable about beer.
The Southern Growl is building a new facility in Greer where they will have loads more space, a large outdoor area, and, most importantly, a brewery! Be on the lookout for Southern Growl beers this summer.
The brainchild of Ryan Kurlfink, Think Tank Brew Lab is set to open in 2019. Having direct access to the Swamp Rabbit Trail, the brewery will offer 20-plus beers, and a full food menu and wine, similar to other larger brewery concepts.