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Mills River Taproom

Now On Tap | Beer

Updated 5/20/24

Long Leaf IPA


American IPA

An ode to the Old North state and proudly taking its name from the Long Leaf Pine. Long Leaf IPA, a classic IPA with citrus piney aroma and resinous character from bold, hopping inspired by North Carolina’s Long Leaf Pine. This month, for every pint sold, we’ll donate a dollar to the Longleaf Alliance.

Low & Hazy


Hazy IPA

Inspired by the low and hazy clouds that roll through the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Low & Hazy is a full-flavored hazy IPA with tropical flavor with notes of stone fruit, grapefruit, mango, and pineapple.

Boone Creek


Blonde Ale

A GABF World Beer Cup gold medal winning blonde ale with hints of orange and wildflower honey.



Amber Lager

Light pine mingles with toasty caramel aromas in this rich copper-colored lager. Don’t be deceived as the light body and flavor result in a slightly sweet, flavorful, and crushable lager.

POG Wheat


Fruited Wheat Ale

Passion fruit, orange, and guava, oh my! With a medium/light body, this aromatic and citrusy brew delivers a slight haze and mildly sweet finish. Think of it as the zestier sibling to our Honeydew Honeysuckle Wheat Ale- pure sunshine in a glass!

Honeydew Honeysuckle


Wheat Ale

Our new Wheat Ale with honeydew melon and honeysuckle. Southern Summers wouldn’t exist without potlucks and porch-side hangs. This refreshing wheat ale with the flavor of fresh cut melon and a subtle hint of honeysuckle is the perfect addition to the table spread or porch-view.

Spoaty Oaty


Pale Ale

We’re bringing back a longtime favorite! This classic Pale Ale is known for being well balanced and true to tradition, with its deep golden color and hop-forward malty flavor. Brewed with Citra Cryo, and Amarillo.

Panic Water


Hoppy Pilsner

Fermented like a lager, dry hopped like a pale ale. Light straw in color, with fresh floral aromas. Light crisp body with mild bitterness.

Boat Rock Radler



Grapefruit and lemonade accent this refreshing German Style Radler.

Czech One, Two


Pale Czech Lager

A classic Czech Lager. Deep golden straw in color. Malt forward, biscuity aroma and flavor.

Hilly Haze


Hazy IPA

An ode to the haze that runs through the Southern Appalachian Mountains. This juicy, hazy IPA is heavily dry-hopped with a proprietary blend of new age hops delivering the perfect balance of hop aromas and notes of tropical fruit.

Peak Tiki


Fruited Hazy IPA

A fruity, slightly tart, hazy IPA inspired by tiki cocktails. Citrus fruit and banana on the nose (imparted by the yeast). Thick haze and medium body. A slightly tart and mildly bitter finish.

Fog Juice


Imperial Hazy IPA

A big juicy haze bomb. Tropical explosion on the nose with hints of passion fruit and melon.

Local Dialect


Imperial Hazy IPA

Hazy IPA brewed in collaboration with Appalachian Brewing Company. Two yeast strains were specially blended to mimic the taste of pawpaws, a fruit which thrives in the Appalachian Mountains.

Not My Circus


Imperial Hazy IPA

Banana fans, assemble! Brewed with Banaza Yeast, this hazy imperial IPA bursts with dominant banana aromas, delivering a smooth and refreshing sip with a hint of bitterness. All flavor, no monkey business! Hops: Bru-1, Galaxy, Motueka.

OC Nilla


Imperial Stout

Imperial stout with a balance between citrus and cocoa on the palate with a hint of vanilla. Sweet chocolate lingers on the aftertaste.

Hollers & Sea Shanties


Imperial Stout

Ahoy, mateys! Get ready to set sail on a flavor adventure with Hollers and Sea Shanties! This rum barrel-aged imperial stout packs a punch with black strap molasses, while hints of vanilla and caramel add a sweet twist. Full-bodied and rich, it's like liquid treasure, guaranteed to have you singing sea shanties in no time.

Bojangles Hard Sweet Tea


Hard Sweet Tea

Just like Bojangles Legendary Iced Tea, Bojangles Hard Sweet Tea has that familiar flavor born in the South…kicked up a notch at 5% ABV. Brewed in collaboration with Bojangles.

Peach Mango Margarita Gose


Fruited Gose

Thirst quenching wheat beer brewed with sea salt, peach, mango, and lime.

Now On Tap | Cider, Seltzer, & Hard Sweet Tea

Southern Apple


Hard Cider

Inspired by our Appalachian Mountain Orchards bursting with unique apple varieties, Southern Apple is a classic Semi Dry cider that brings you that fresh picked experience like you’re coming right off of the orchard. Crisp, clean, smooth dry and crafted to be incredibly sessionable, our Southern Apple cider makes for good times with friends all year round.

Apple Quilt


Imperial Cider

A semi-dry imperial capturing the subtle sweetness reminiscent of the mountains’ charm. Crafting a crisp and refreshing experience, Apple Quilt offers a full apple profile, carefully quilted with a punch of flavor. Dive into your new everyday quilty pleasure with this year-round staple.

Strawberry Quilt


Hard Cider

Dry, hard pressed cider with strawberry

Pretty Peach


Hard Cider

Dry hard cider made with peaches.

Prickly Heart


Fruited Hard Cider

Dive into the delightful blend of pear and apple, complemented by a hint of citrus. Semi-sweet with balanced tartness, this unique offering is a laid-back sipper that's all about easy enjoyment.

Mystic Dragon


Hard Cider

This apple based cider is infused with green tea, rhubarb, and strawberries to give it a mysterious sweetness while drying it out slightly. Its a perfect compliment to spicy foods.

Our Taproom also offers a full liquor bar, cocktail list, wines and non-alcoholic options. Please view our food menu for details on these options.


46 N Mills River Road

Mills River, NC 28759

(828) 393-5618



  • Monday: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Thursday: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Friday: 11:00AM - 10:00PM
  • Saturday: 11:00AM - 10:00PM
  • Sunday: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
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163 Boone Creek Drive
Boone, NC 28607

Mills River

46 N Mills River RD
Mills River, NC 28759

Please drink responsibly. © 2021 Appalachian Mountain Brewery LLC, Boone, North Carolina since 2013.

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