Full Spectrum Brewing Co.
Water, hops, malts and yeast are the basic building blocks in making Beer. My apparent thirst for these has led me to experience different breweries and how they use these ingredients along with weird stuff like orange peels to make beer. One day, if I can convince my wife and 3 dogs that I know what I’m doing, I will brew beer at home, but that may take a while. In the meantime I visit breweries and write about them.
We recently took a tour of some of the new breweries in our area. Among the breweries we visited was Full Spectrum Brewing, our local Fort Mill brewery.
Full Spectrum Brewery opened in August of 2016 but started life as an idea in the back corner of a crossfit gym also called Full Spectrum Conditioning. As it took off the brewery has blossomed into a full-fledged, 30 barrel brewery located in a light industrial area behind Lowes off Highway 160, not far from the York Country Humane Society’s Thrift Shop. The actual address is 2180 Carolina Place Drive; just plug that into your navigation tool and it will bring you to a non-descript warehouse looking building. Their mission is not to impress with the size of the brewery or the decadence of their tap room but rather “craft great beers for great people”. I can tell you that they have reached their goal. The tap room is large, comfortable and looks out onto the brewing floor, so you can taste a really good Belgian style Triple called Liquid Gold, the Infrared IPA or for something different the Shamrock Stout while looking at the different vats and tubes and machines that go into making beer.
Unique to Full Spectrum is that they also have a Coffee and Expresso Bar that is open from 7-10 am, Monday through Friday so you can sip on your Latte in a unique atmosphere before heading off to work, or work-out. Also, Thursday to Saturday from 5-8 pm they serve fresh sandwiches made in house by our very own Tega Cay Deli.
Full Spectrum Brewing Co. is open Wednesday-Friday from 4-9 pm, Saturday’s from 12-9 pm and Sunday’s from 12-7 pm.