It won’t be long before people can find Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery’s unique ciders and beers on tap at other Spartanburg businesses.

The downtown brewery/cidery announced this week a partnership with Budweiser of Spartanburg to begin distribution in Spartanburg and some adjoining counties as early as next January.

Brewer Kolby Garrison, who owns the business with his wife, Cindy, said distribution will begin with ciders on tap. Beers on tap will follow, and products in bottles and cans may come in the future, he said.

Garrison said the decision to begin distribution was partly due to demand, and came after having fully developed the recipes and techniques for the products.

“In doing distribution, you’re sending your beer out to other places,” he said. “We never wanted to do (distribution) until we felt comfortable enough that what we were doing here would translate at some other place.”

Garrison said he hasn’t brewed cider in a little over a year, and there’s been demand from visitors to bring some of the ciders back.

The business is getting ready to again start full-scale cider production, he said, and will be deciding where to distribute the ciders in Spartanburg.

“We have some local restaurants and our good friends at RJ Rockers who’ve said they want to have a cider option on tap,” Garrison said. “We’ve also talked to several restaurants in town about brewing specific beers that they want to carry.”

The distribution announcement comes on the heels of the business’s second anniversary in Spartanburg.

Ciclops Cyderi & Brewery, formerly called Hub City Tap House, opened on Sept. 15, 2015, inside the old Spartan Photo building at 197 E. St. John St.

It is the first brewery/cidery in the Upstate and only the second cidery to call South Carolina home.

The business holds three distinct alcoholic beverage licenses — one to sell beer and wine at the tap house, another to brew alcohol on the premises as a brewery, and a third to produce cider onsite as a cidery.

People can choose from more than two dozen brews on tap, including craft beers from local and regional brewers, collaborative beers and distinct combinations developed and brewed onsite.

Distribution now means more people will have a chance to experience Ciclops creations like "Phoenix Ryesing," a beer brewed with Phoenix baseball bats that are lit on fire, roasted and added to the fermenter.

“My biggest thing is I’m excited that distribution is an opportunity for us to give back to the community,” Cindy Garrison said. “We’re so glad that we are part of the Spartanburg community.”

Starting distribution allows the business to participate in events like Hub City Brew Fest and the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra’s Espresso Series concerts.

“We were unable to attend the Brew Fest and other events last year because of the South Carolina laws that say without distribution you can’t be at festivals,” Kolby Garrison said. “Distribution opens up those avenues for us to be able to do those things.”

The Garrisons will be showcasing Phoenix Ryesing at Hub City Brew Fest and plan to brew a special beer to serve at the Espresso Series concerts.

“We always wanted Spartanburg to be the destination for our beer,” Kolby Garrison said. “It’s part of why we opened in Spartanburg.”