Mills River Taproom
Now On Tap | Beer
Long Leaf 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.
Hop Rain Drop
Inspired by the southern Appalachian’s temperate rain forest, this brew is perfect for sitting on a covered porch, listening to the thunder and rain come in. It’s a modern IPA. Light in color and body with heavy fruit notes of mango, peach and papaya. All balanced by a friendly hop bitterness.
Low & Hazy
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.
West Coast Session IPA
Delicately crafted; Chinook, Warrior, Eukanot, and Cascade hops team up to deliver a fresh balance of pine and citrus with a light bitterness at the end.
Mountain Man Brunch
Collaborative Beer brewed with Green Man Brewery and featuring cinnamon sugar donuts from Vortex Donuts (Asheville, NC), Ethiopian coffee from Espresso News (Boone, NC), Cacao nibs from French Broad Chocolate (Asheville, NC) & whole Tahitian vanilla beans! Light bodied with a creamy sweetness
Straw colored hazy IPA with a dry finish and big tropical fruit aroma.
Fresh Hop Strata
Fresh Hop IPA
A modern IPA brewed with fresh, whole-cone strata hops. Golden in appearance. Berries and currant on the nose. Light body with moderate bitterness.
Fresh Hop IPA
A modern IPA brewed with fresh, whole-cone Idaho 7 hops. Golden in appearance. Dank citrus and stone fruit on the nose. Light body with moderate bitterness.
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.
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
A crisp, crushable amber lager with with a hint of caramel malt, delivering a well balanced vienna style lager.
A GABF World Beer Cup gold medal winning blonde ale with hints of orange and wildflower honey.
This full-bodied scotch ale delivers a rich and malty profile with a slightly sweet caramel finish.
Something Sour This Way Plums
Sour Ale Brewed with Plums
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.
This light in color Belgian ale showcases a bubble gum, clove-like aroma from the use of Belgian yeast. Low sweetness, medium-low bitterness.
Royal Pumpkin Masquerade
Imperial Pumpkin Ale
Imperial pumpkin ale with pumpkin spices. Clove notes with herbal and earthy notes. Medium light body, with a balanced bitterness.
Something Sour this way Plums
Sour Ale Brewed with Plums
Czech One, Two
Pale Czech Lager
A classic Czech Lager. Deep golden straw in color. Malt forward, biscuity aroma and flavor.
A fresh, unfiltered Appalachian lager made with local malt from Riverbend in Asheville, nc. Golden straw color, no haze. Mild floral/grassy aroma. Light body, dry and medium bitterness
Collaboration with Stardust Cellars Wilkesboro, NC. Cider/Mead hybrid with peaches, yuzu and NC Honey. Collab with. Golden in color with a slight haze. Big peach aroma with hints of apple. Light body, tart and juicy with a bit of residual sweetness.
Fruited Hard Cider
bright pink/magenta color. Great pear and apple aroma with a hint of citrus. Semi-sweet, juicy and tart. A unique offering!
Edge of a Dream
Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
This Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout is brewed with coconut and chocolate to create a rich, creamy stout with dreamy flavors and aromas.
Now On Tap | Cider, Seltzer, & Hard Sweet Tea
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.
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.
Dry, hard pressed cider with pineapple
Dry hard cider with strawberries
Blood Orange Sparkling Mead
Carbonated Mead made with orange blossom honey and finished with blood orange puree creating a rosé colored melomel with delicate floral notes
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.