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 …

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 …

Will you be our next 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 …

Limited Taproom Seating Now Available & Winterizing Fireforge

Over the past few weeks, we opened up portions of our taproom seating! Guests now have the option of limited table seating in the Dart Hall to the left of our bar or the Conversation Area on the right side of our taproom. Just like in our biergarden and adjacent garage, our seating layout is socially-distanced. We also have air …

Oktoberfest 2020: Social-Distanced Style!

Guten Tag! Join us for our Socially-Distanced 3-Day Oktoberfest, September 25-27, 2020. Since re-opening in early June, we’re offering host-managed biergarden table seating on a first-come, first-served basis in groups of 8 people or less. We ask for your patience as you may experience higher than usual wait-times during peak hours. Remember to wear your mask and pretzel necklace!Our Oktoberfest …

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Barrel-Rested Cold Brew Coffee on Nitro

Beer, but first cold brew coffee. We love craft beer at Fireforge. However, we start the day with locally-roasted hot or cold brew coffee. Fireforge has a few home coffee roasters on the team, including Ken, our brewer. He had a commercial coffee roasting background prior to joining Fireforge. Ken makes our cold brew coffee on a regular basis. He uses beans …

Downtown Greenville Charcuterie

Celebrate each season with beer and charcuterie

While the heat ceases to break in lovely Greenville, things are heating up in our kitchen! Late this summer, we launched our new seasonal charcuterie board, elevating our food offering for guests. A charcuterie board typically includes a selection of cured meats, cheeses, bread or crackers, and colorful accoutrements like fruits, vegetables and olives.  Our vision is to cultivate a …