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Masks Required

LRB Brewpub will open again this Thursday, July 9th at 4pm. We appreciate everyone’s well wishes and notes of support over the past week. We will continue with our safety guidelines we have in place that include pre-screening our employees prior to work shifts, reinforcing hand washing, mask use, and social distancing with our staff, [...]

Book Report: Beer School

Jonny Garrett and Brad Evans are a pair of British guys that explore the world through beer. They document their journey and put it on their YouTube Channel: The Craft Beer Channel (which you need to check out). They love beer and their energy and fun comes through; you just can’t wait to hear what [...]

LRB Pink Boots Hazy Pale Ale – Round 2

Back in March, we brewed a beer using the Pink Boots Blend of hops made exclusive by Yakima Chief Hops. The blend consisted of Azacca, El Dorado, Idaho Gem and Loral hops. Cassie, Kassidy, and Casey at LRB crafted a tasty Hazy Pale Ale recipe to highlight the tropical, citrus and piney aromatic qualities of [...]

The Glass is Half Full

The glass, and our dining room, is half full. Thanks to everyone who has come out the past couple of weeks and joined us for a pint. You may have noticed that we took over part of our parking lot for waiting areas, spread out the patio seating, and recently, started seating inside. The rules [...]

Book Report: Barrel-Aged Stout And Selling Out by Josh Noel

If you are in the beer business this is a must read. If you are interested in a startup business, family relations or the biggest beer company in the world, you want to read this book. Josh Noel does a great job of weaving together the story of John Hall and his son Greg building [...]

LRB Cantina Bioretention

Mark has been busy out at LRB Cantina this week, installing a sub-drain and bioretention media in the parking lot. Bioretention areas are used to help treat the first "flush" of rainwater from paved areas. The intent is to reduce suspended solids and petroleum from leaving the site. The use of mixed compost and sand [...]

Back in Session

As you have heard by now, the governor of SC has allowed restaurants to open outdoor dining areas with guidelines in place to help ensure the health and safety of guests and staff. We've been preparing for this modified open for some time now, and we are ready. To keep both our guests and our [...]

LRB Pizza Update

Promises made, promises kept. We said it would be clunky. Boy, was it. Let’s be honest, the first two days were a train wreck. Excessive wait times, no idea when anything would actually be ready, upset folks. After two days of not good, I shared the problem with my 14 year old son. He said, [...]

Our Pandemic Pizza Project

Pizza - I thought it was going to be Tacos? By now you may have seen we are going to roll out LRB Pizza! I have been sampling pizza for the past few weeks and I think you are going to be excited. But you might be saying, “Wait, I thought the new place was [...]

LRB Pink Boots Hazy Pale Ale

LRB is excited to be a member of the Pink Boots Society, which is an organization created to assist, inspire and encourage women beer industry professionals to advance their careers through education. One of the exciting events we do each year is a brew day where we brew a beer using the Pink Boots Blend [...]