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The Lineup

Alibi Ale – ABV: 5%    IBUs: 32.1 Pale Ale - A classic Pale Ale with a combination of hops that gives a hint of pine and citrus but balanced with a malty backbone. “…just don’t get caught without one.”  One of the most effective criminal defenses available, the alibi asserts that the accused is [...]

LRB Around Town

AROUND TOWN Where can you find us on tap? Our list is growing! Our first brew at the Oakland location, All Rise Ale "...now in session" is out at lots of new places around Fort Mill and Rock Hill. Many locations also have one of our most popular Usual Suspects, Alibi Pale Ale "...don't get [...]

…so I take pleasure in the details

Do you remember that movie quote? Thankfully one of our instagram followers did. Reality Bites. Yeah. Troy Dyer. It's all coming back to you now, isn't it? We have entered the details stage of preparing the brewpub for you! Maybe you noticed the new painting on the outside of the building? Special thanks to Scott from [...]

All Rise

ALL RISE ALE "...now in session" We made our first batch on the 17bbl system at the Oakland Avenue location! We thought we were going for Alibi Ale - but upping the recipe to the new more efficient system meant some adjustments. What we came up with is a delicious Session Pale Ale a little lighter [...]

And So it Begins…

Today was a beautiful day here in Rock Hill, South Carolina. There was barely a cloud in the sky - temperatures hovered in the upper 70s with a gentle breeze that of course was filled with your usual amount of cough-inducing Spring pollen. But really - it could have been raining and forty-five degrees and it [...]

Yada Yada Yada

Last month a bunch of us went to the Craft Brewer's Conference in Portland - we had an excellent time learning more about the industry, meeting lots of great people...yada yada yada...and now we're back!   They're real and they're spectacular! Check it out - 30 KW of power through three ground mounted solar arrays that [...]

Happy National Beer Day!

Are you celebrating with us? This was the day the end of prohibition law went into effect back in 1933. Let's raise a glass to our ancestors who said, "Wait a minute…BEER!" and brought forth froth to our great nation. See what we did there? CHEERS!

Big Beertopia Thank You!

Last weekend was the annual beer festival at Grapevine Wine Shop | Wine Bar in Fort Mill known as Beertopia. Beertopia has a special place in our hearts. Is it because it's right in our own backyard? Yes! Is it because there are LOTS of excellent local craft brews to try? Yes! Is it because Beertopia [...]

Did You Know?

  We spent the weekend at the brewery doing some much needed clean up and getting things ready for the  next phase in our brewery proceedings. Did you know that cleaning has been proved to be therapeutic? We are all feeling pretty good, so it must be true. The grain room has been painted and sealed and [...]

Happy New Year!

It's 2015! Resolutions? Nah, we don't have resolutions. We have plans. Look-here's Chad holding our approved plans next to our Brewmaster Mike! So many exciting plans happening! Once we get the brewery system together and hooked up, we will give everything a thorough professional cleaning before we begin trying out the system. Meanwhile, the lab-our [...]