Tampanian Devil Belgian-Style Tripel wins Silver Medal & Best Tripel

Our Tampanian Devil Belgian-Style Tripel Ale snagged another medal win in the beer competition circuit! It received a Silver Medal and Best Tripel in the Beverage Testing Institute’s 2022 World Beer Championships. This year’s competition saw hundreds of submissions from the United States, Australia, England, Finland, Singapore, China, and Canada. Since 1994, Beverage Testing Institute and its expert judges have …

Oktoberfest 2022: Event Overview

Guten Tag! Join us for our 2022 Oktoberfest Weekend in downtown Greenville, SC, September 23-25! Wear your leiderhosen and dirndl, or simply a tasty pretzel necklace – and be ready for stein-hoisting competitions and live polka throughout the weekend! Live Music Schedule: 🥨 Friday, 9/23: Foothills Oompah Band (6-9 p.m.) 🥨 Saturday, 9/24: Tuba Gin (5-8 p.m.) 🥨 Sunday, 9/25: …

Join our culinary team at Fireforge!

Do you enjoy craft beer and food together? Do you have culinary talent and would prefer to work in an untraditional kitchen environment? 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 a Full-Time Kitchen Manager; Part-Time Daytime Food Preparation; and Bartenders cross-trained to work in …

4th Anniversary Celebration: June 17-19, 2022

The countdown is on to our 4th Anniversary celebration June 17-19, featuring this year’s rare 4th Anniversary beers: The Fresh, a tequila-barrel aged Paloma cocktail-inspired beer with grapefruit, lime and salt. John Hopcock III, a triple-strength version of our best-selling hazy IPA. 2021 Rhombus Quad Ale, a limited release of our cherry brandy barrel-aged Quad Ale, which we saved in our …

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 …