Open Position: Fireforge Special Events & Community Engagement Coordinator 

Interested in applying? Email yo@fireforge.beer or complete our online application form.  Open Position: Fireforge Special Events & Community Engagement Coordinator Part-time | 15 hours/week to start Ability to grow quickly to full-time | 40 hours/week with demonstrated performance Daytime, evening, and weekend availability (contingent on event details) is a must. Desired Attributes: Create with Passion, Serve with Enthusiasm.  Cultivates passion about creating …

Check out our Fireforge Kitchen Documentary on YouTube!

Since opening in summer 2018, Fireforge Crafted Beer has slowly built its own food program and kitchen team, cross-training from within its bar staff who are passionate about craft beer and food together. In this short documentary, meet kitchen manager Kara Bookwalter and co-owner Nicole Cendrowski as they share origin stories about Fireforge’s menu and dreams for the future. Many …

Oktoberfest 2021: Event Overview

Guten Tag! Join us for our 4th Annual Oktoberfest Weekend, September 24-26, 2021! Wear your leiderhosen and dirndl, or simply a tasty pretzel necklace – and be ready for stein hoisting throughout the weekend! Our Oktoberfest lager and other seasonal brews will be on tap, with commemorative mugs available for purchase. The Fireforge Kitchen is open all weekend with toasted …

Fireforge wins Best Bar in 2021 Best of the Upstate Awards

In the midst of troubleshooting walk-in cooler troubles and hosting a fun Friday in the taproom at the Fireforge, we represented strongly at the Greenville News 2021 Best of the Upstate awards ceremony. Fireforge won in the “Best Bar” category! We were first runner up for “Best Bar Staff” and “Best Beer Selection on Tap.” We also were second runner up as …

Fireforge beers medal at 10th Annual NY International Beer Competition Awards

The hardware is in! Fireforge recently snagged medal wins at the 10th Annual New York International Beer Competition Awards. John Hopcock NEIPA received Bronze in the American IPA category. Tampanian Devil received Silver in the Belgian-style tripel category. And, to boot, Fireforge was named South Carolina Belgian Style Brewery of the Year! Open to all commercial beer producers around the …

Honoring Juneteenth & Brewing Black is Beautiful

June is a month of both legacy and celebration, including events for Summer Solstice, LGBTQIA+ Pride, Indigenous History, and Juneteenth. It is during this time of the year that we acknowledge our country’s history, its present state, and take time to listen, learn and grow. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated holiday that marks the first official day of freedom …

Fireforge 3rd Anniversary: June 18-20, 2021

Join us for our 3rd Anniversary weekend, Friday June 18 through Sunday, June 20! In honor of turning three, why not release three anniversary beers and party for three days! We’ll commemorate this grand occasion in a “covid-responsible” way with feasting, live music and of course, sumptuous special-edition beers of limited availability on draft and in 4-packs. IDs will be …

Open Position: Kitchen Prep Assistant

Do you enjoy craft beer and local food – together? Does the thought of contributing ideas and human power to creating tasty dishes excite you? Does taking care of guests and being a supportive team member make you happy? Fireforge might be the place for you! We’re recruiting for two different part-time Fireforge kitchen roles: Part-Time Kitchen Prep Assistant: This …

Vote 4 Fireforge in Best of the Upstate Awards

Your beer, your vote! We’re absolutely tickled to be on the ballot in 4 categories of the Greenville News‘ Best of the Upstate 2021 awards: Best Local Brewery (Dining Section) Best Bar Staff (Spirits Section) Best Bar (Spirits Section) Best Beer Selection (Spirits Section) You can vote May 14 through May 30, once per day if you so desire at Greenville …

John Hopcock wins Bronze in 2020 World Lupulin Challenge

Recognizing the world’s best hoppy beers, the 2020 World Lupulin Challenge recently awarded John Hopcock the Bronze Medal in the American Hazy Pale Ale category! We’re pumped about Johnny’s second piece of hardware. (John Hopcock also won Gold in the 2019 South Carolina Brewers Guild Awards.) A big congrats and thank you to our brewers Ken Johnson and Brian Cendrowski …