Located in downtown Greenville, SC, Fireforge Crafted Beer is a locally-owned, small-batch craft brewery, taproom, kitchen and pleasure garden focused on ever-changing beers inspired by the people, places and culinary palates they love.

In addition to a range of in-house brewed beer, Fireforge offers wine, cider, non-alcoholic drinks, shareable snacks, sandwiches, house-smoked BBQ, charcuterie boards and desserts. The menu is seasonally-inspired and locally-sourced. On Friday and Saturday evenings, enjoy local, regional and original live music.

Driven to create with passion and serve with enthusiasm, the Fireforge team is on a quest to deliver the greatest beer-centered experience to each guest.

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Brian and Nicole Cendrowski

Fireforge Crafted Beer

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Located in downtown Greenville, SC, Fireforge Crafted Beer is a locally-owned, small-batch craft brewery, taproom, kitchen and pleasure garden focused on ever-changing beers inspired by the people, places and culinary palates they love.

Driven to create with passion and serve with enthusiasm, the Fireforge team is on a quest to deliver the greatest beer-centered experience to each guest.

I (Brian Cendrowski, co-founder and Governor of Fireforge) wasn’t really a beer drinker until my mid-20s. I thought beer tasted terrible. I had transitioned from amaretto sours and Makers Mark & Sprite to Woodchuck Cider to Bud Light. I give credit to my friend Eric Betzhold for introducing me to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. It was then that I realized beer didn’t taste terrible; I was just drinking the wrong beer.

Around the same time, I had a crush on a girl named Nicole Zokan (now known as my better half and Fireforge’s co-founder), and her preferred adult beverage was Guinness, so I forced myself to acquire a taste for it. (St. Patrick’s Day at Tommy Condon’s in Charleston, SC, circa 2000.) It was tough to down at first, but after a while, I started to enjoy the roasty bite.

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