GCBF Partners

Greenville Craft Beer Fest is back for it's third year as the Upstate's premier craft beer festival. Featuring 40 hand-selected local, regional, and national breweries, there will certainly be something for everyone. GCBF is conveniently located at Fluor Field at the West End, providing an atmosphere unlike any other beer festival! By requiring every brewery to have an employee in attendance, as well as offering our "Beer College" classes onsite, GCBF ensures that our guests leave with a greater understanding of not only their favorite breweries but all of the magic that is Craft Beer!

  • When: Saturday November 14, 2015, Gates @ Noon
  • Where: Flour Field at the West End
  • 21+ Event
  • No weapons or illegal substances allowed
  • This is a rain or shine event, no refunds
  • Eventbrite - Greenville Craft Beer Festival Presented by Total Wine

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    Greenville Craft Beer Festival returns to Flour Field at the West End for our third year.

    Not familair with the venue, click HERE for directions

    We always suggest that out guests arrange for a safe ride, be it a designated driver or a local cab company. If you do drive please make sure you park in properly marked parking areas so your vehicle is where you left it after the event. Free parking can be found at the County Square which is just a 10 minute walk from Flour Field, additionally a free shuttle will run from County Square to the Field Street Gate.

    For everyone, consider walking! Especially if you live in or around the area, you will need it! If you need to drive, have a friend or family member drop you off or pick you up. If you must drive home plan to visit a local dining establishment, have a nice meal and plenty of water before heading home. SAFTEY FIRST

    Craft Beer College

    We love science, and we love the brew scene developing in the Southeast. This year at GCBF SouthYeast Labs is giving you that second chance to go back to college and study what you are really passionate about, BEER!

  • 1:00pm- Jared Tuttle - Homebrew 101- want to learn to brew? Jared teaches home brewing classes at the Thomas Creek Homebrew Shop. Today he's going to walk you through ingredients, equipment and recipes to get you started brewing superior craft ales at home.
  • 1:45pm- Matt Rogers- "Beer from Here" Old Mill Brewpub brewer and Hopyard Brew Supply founder Matt Rogers walks you through the process of creating uniquely South Carolina beers using regional and seasonal ingredients.
  • 2:30pm- Keston Helfrich- "Beer Beyond Barley" Carolina Bauernhaus head brewer Keston Heldrich crafts rustic wild ales using a variety of grains and adjuncts like oats, spelt, unmalted wheat, rye and more. Listen, taste and learn about using atypical grains to make unique and complex ales.
  • 3:15pm- David Thornton and Even Skjervold - "Taming the flavors of the SouthYeast" Take a wild trip across the Southeast with local biotech startup SouthYeast Labs. Co-founders Even and David will be discussing and sampling ales fermented with native microbes. Learn about capturing, identifying and taking care of your yeast and tricks to preventing cross contamination by wild yeast.
  • The Liberty Tap Room Stage this year will be serving up some great live tunes for your enjoyment. We welcome Dirty Grass Soul and TJ Lazer to GCBF!

    Charitable Giving

    The Palmetto Children’s Charity (PCC) is committed to providing funding to South Carolina children’s charities to further their mission and purpose for children in South Carolina.

    Interested in volunteering at GCBF for a behind the scenes view? Sign Up Here

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