Brew-Hoppers Guide to Spartanburg
Spartanburg beer lovers, look no further — in Upstate SC you’ll find dozens of breweries, festivals, pairings and tap lists galore.
Don’t know where to start? Spartanburg.com has you covered with complete coverage of all area breweries.
Spartanburg, SC Breweries
Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery, formerly known as Hub City Taphouse, is located in downtown Spartanburg at 197 East St. John St. They make both beer and craft cider. They have great events and a wonderful environment
which provides for a fun night out.
Located in the Drayton Mills area of Spartanburg, Holliday Brewing is the creation of two brothers with adventurous spirits and West Coast roots. They bring their appreciation for quality craft beer, specifically IPAs, to South Carolina. At Holliday Brewing, everyday is a holiday and every beer is an adventure!
Motte & Sons Bootlegging Co. is Spartanburg’s first micro-distillery. The company is located in downtown Spartanburg at 220 E Daniel Morgan Ave. They welcome all to drop by their facility, sample the products, and tour the distillery.
RJ Rockers Brewing Company opened its doors in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in April 1997, on a mission to provide delicious, hand-crafted beer to the good people of the Upstate. Originally a brewpub, Rockers quickly became the soul of downtown nightlife and served as a catalyst for the revitalization of Morgan Square.
Greenville, SC Breweries
Bids Fly South Ale Project is located at 1320 Hampton Ave. Ext. in downtown Greenville, SC. The brewery focuses on saisons, sours, and funky IPAs. They are Thursdays through Sundays.
Brewery 85 in Greenville, SC brews handcrafted American and German style beers for the South. Prost, y’all!
Born in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, “Greenville’s Brew-Pub” continues to pay homage to one simple creed, to provide its customers the very best experience! The existing brewery at 217 Main in downtown Greenville is currently closed; however, it’s soon set to return to a new location!
Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant:
The popular Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant has set down roots in Greenville, SC. It is a regional brewpub which with an extensive kitchen menu and several unique beers on tap. Their Greenville location opened in May 2018 at 741 Haywood Rd.
Quest Brewing Co. produces craft beer in Greenville, South Carolina. Quest’s Legendary Series of craft beer consists of Ellida IPA, Golden Fleece BPA, Kaldi Coffee Stout, and Smoking Mirror Porter. QBC’s microbrewery features the Quest Taproom used for growler-fills, live music, weekly tours, and numerous special events.
The Community Tap, located in Greenville at 217 Wade Hampton Blvd., is known for its wine, beer, food trucks, festivals, and more.
Thomas Creek brews, located in Greenville, SC, are artfully handcrafted – with the finest malted barley, hops and yeast. To shotgun a tasty, flavorful beer such as ours would be akin to shooting skeet with vintage Johnny Cash records or playing Jimi Hendrix on a ukulele.
Greenville’s unique brewpub combines a Nano-Brewery, Taproom, Home Brew Shop, and U-Brew On Premise (BOP). Home brewers can make beers there, while house beers will also be sold in the taproom.
Upstate SC Breweries
Carolina Bauernhaus Ales is a farmhouse brewery located in downtown Anderson at 115 West Federal Street and serves European style farmhouse ales. Their hand crafted ales pay homage to the rich agricultural resources of the Upstate by using locally sourced malt, grains, yeast, and hops.
Located on Main Street in Travelers Rest, Swamp Rabbit Brewery is a creation of Ben Pierson, a.k.a. the godfather of beer. 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, the godfather has over 30 years experience and has installed over 20 craft breweries across the country.
Visit Asheville.com’s brewery guide for a complete listing of Asheville area breweries.
Visit Hendersonville.com’s brewery guide for a complete listing of Hendersonville and Brevard breweries.
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