River Rat brews signature beer for Columbia Fireflies


Tonight is the season opener for the Columbia Fireflies, the city’s minor league baseball team, and Tim Tebow won’t be the only new addition to Spirit Communications Park. Columbia’s River Rat Brewery has been tapped with brewing a signature beer for the team and will make its public debut at the game Thursday evening.

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River Rat, Quest win World Beer Cup medals


The Brewers Association’s annual Craft Brewers Conference wrapped up in Philadelphia this past weekend with the World Beer Cup, and Columbia’s River Rat and Greenville’s Quest left with bronze and gold medals, respectively, in two different style categories.

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Second Frothy Beard/Holy City/Brewery 85/River Rat collab arrives soon


Part of the fun of thriving craft beer scene are the collaborations breweries sometimes cook up together. Recently, brewers from four different South Carolina breweries in three different parts of the state came together to concoct their second of four collaborative brews, the latest of which will be hitting taps soon.

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River Rat/Cigar City collaboration imperial stout taps Nov. 24


About a month and a half ago, Columbia’s River Rat Brewery welcomed the crew from Tampa, FL’s Cigar City Brewing to brew a collaboration beer while the latter was in the Capital City for an event. The result of that collaboration – a sweet potato pie imperial stout – will make its debut in Columbia Tuesday, Nov. 24.

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