Upstate breweries react after co-founder of Thomas Creek Brewery dies

Co-founder of Thomas Creek Brewery Tom Davis recently passed away following a battle with cancer
Published: Nov. 9, 2022 at 12:06 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 9, 2022 at 5:17 PM EST
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - Multiple Upstate breweries are mourning the loss of one of co-founders of Thomas Creek Brewery after he lost his battle with cancer.

According to a Facebook post, Tom Davis, co-founder of Thomas Creek Brewery, was diagnosed with stage IV ampullary cancer on October 19 and brought home on hospice care.

Thomas Creek Brewery was founded in 1994 by Davis and his father Bill Davis.

Breweries across the Upstate are reacting to the loss.

Bristow Beverage Law responded with a message on Facebook: “Tom’s fingerprints are all over the South Carolina and southeastern craft beer landscape, and the alumni network that Thomas Creek has created is unrivaled here.” Read the full message below.

The Community Tap responded by saying, “without visionaries such as Tom, local beer spots such as Barley’s, Greenville Beer Exchange and The Community Tap simply would not exist.”