Like Daniel Boone, this AMB flagship is a legend in the High Country. This brown porter is overflowing with dark aromas and has a creamy, persistent, tan head. Delve deeper and you will find a perfect balance between traditional English hops and the complex malt flavors, with a smooth balance between chocolate and coffee. You may not always drink gold, but when you do make sure it’s Black Gold.
An ode to the American Blonde, this award-winning light bodied ale is a beer for all seasons. The Honey Badger is brewed with orange zest to add additional citrus notes to complement the light hop aroma. The clean and crisp mouthfeel is followed by just a hint of sweetness from local North Carolina wildflower honey. While best enjoyed by a cool mountain river in the summer, this blonde is delicious no matter where, no matter when. You could say a Honey Badger doesn’t give a …
Taking its name from the toast of the Old North State, this amber IPA cheers with a white head, citrus aroma, and an intense, resins hop flavor that will linger on your palate.
Napoleon once called it "the champagne of beers" this is our twist on the classic berliner weisse. A session sour aged on local cucumbers from Octopus Garden farm. Makes for a puckering, refreshing beer to celebrate the last months of summer.
This unfiltered belgian white is open fermented with unmalted wheat and malted oats. Coriander and orange peel accent the aroma while the light bodied flavor ends with a slight tartness. This yields an extra refreshing finish that complements the sweet summer of Boone.
Uncommon in the beer world, Brown Mountain Flanders is an exercise in balance. The aroma hints at the sourness within, while malty caramel, sour, and dry hopped flavors mix in the medium bodied ale.
Just as Daniel was adventurous, this double is named after his pioneering spirit. It has a citrus hop bomb in the nose and a massive, resinous hop flavor. And despite the 9% ABV, this is one crushable double IPA.
Using hops from down under New Zealand Pacific Jade, and Australian Galaxy. This pale ale has a beautiful, fruity aroma consisting of apricot and grapefruit. A light malt body allows the smooth bitterness to shine through in this spring pale ale.
This Belgian Golden Ale has a spicy, floral aroma, paired with a persistent white head. The flavor has a mild malt sweetness with a distinct bitterness and effervescent mouth feel.
The intense aroma and flavor from citra, galaxy, and amarillo hops are not for the faint of heart, but this medium to light bodied India Pale Lager is as smooth and refreshing as a downhill ride on a wide open road.
Brewed with American ingenuity and Belgian tradition, this Belgian-style IPA combines the best of both brewing cultures along with a bit of funk from the brett. Expect subtle notes of scuppernong grape skins, grassy American hops and grapefruit rhine. imbibe with caution, this refreshing beer will have you saying ‘hops’ one more time.
This is a smooth take on the American classic pale ale. It is brewed with a heavy nose of oats, that makes for a creamy mouthfeel, balanced by Citra and Amarillo hops for a unique hop forward flavor and aroma. Smells sweeter than a plate of yams... with extra syrup.
The original pilsner comes pilsen, Czech Republic. Ours remains true to style: light bodied, perfectly clear, aggressively hopped with Czech Saaz, and lagered on French oak.
A light, crisp American-style Pale Ale, with a smooth bitterness and citrus aroma.
This session IPA features a low ABV but big flavors. It's very hop forward and drinkable.
This amber ale is bronze in color with a white lacing head. It starts off with a medium-bodied malty sweetness but leads into the subtle bite typical of a hoppy, west-coast amber ale.
Caramel and chocolate predominate in the nose, and this English Mild couldn't go down easier. A classic English style, the Autumn Brown has a slight bitterness that rounds out this fall seasonal.
This Coffee IPA is a collaboration with Fonta Flora brewery in Morganton, NC. We took a West-coast style IPA and infused it with 80 lbs of locally roasted coffee from Espresso News in Boone. It's a delicious mix of roasted and citrus aromas in a beer that will delight drinkers of both.
This Saison is a cornucopia of new ingredients and techniques: Local grain from Riverbend Malthouse combines with open fermentation to give traditional Belgian characteristics. Lemon Zest, as well as blood oranges and pomelo, accentuate the fruity aromas and flavors.
This saison is our 5rd iteration of our house saisons.
This medium-bodied saison is as clear and crisp as a beautiful fall day. While it has a strong belgian character in the flavor, it finishes dry with the American Chinook hop.
This saison is our 3rd iteration of our house saisons.
This saison is our 6th iteration of our house saisons, it's fermented with Brett so it's funky and delicious.
The beginning of spring is often an ambiguous blend of cold winter and the teasing warmth of summer. V9 does the same with Riverbend Malt, carefully balanced hops, and our house saison yeast. Fruity esters blend with a grapefruit hop aroma, and the bright, hoppy flavor is hard to distinguish from the light, tart finish.
This light lager is crisp and delicious. Check it out!
We jumped right into our first collaboration with ASU's Ivory Tower Brewery by making a Northern English Nut Brown Ale. We added roasted cashews to give this complex, malty ale a little extra flavor.
Deliciousness and sourness in a glass. Enjoy it.
This Elderberry Saison is brewed with a wild yeast strain and elderberries from around the High Country with help and support of the Blue Ridge Conservancy.
A full-bodied oatmeal Imperial Stout that lures you in with a thick creamy head and nose full of chocolate. This barrel-aged ale will corrupt your soul as well as your palate.
This famous West Coast-style steam lager has a distinctive spicy and earthy hop character. The subtle bready and caramel malt flavor blends perfectly with the clean, smooth, refreshing taste of a lager. This beer won a gold medal at the 2013 U.S. Beer Open.
Raspberry Sour Porter
Inspired by the traditional German Weissbier from Bavaria, El Jefe is a light and refreshing wheat beer. With banana and cloves in both the flavor and aroma, you will love this summer ale.
Don't be fooled, it's not the Black Gold. Dark and rich, this winter seasonal is infused with organic vanilla beans to give a distinctive vanilla aroma and flavor to complement the roasted chocolate notes.
Unfiltered, this clear, golden pale ale has a fruity nose of pears and citrus. It leads you into a smooth, hoppy flavor that doesn't linger, and that's why we like to call it a Good Deal.
Experience an amazing beer that looks like a Pilsner but features the bright aroma and flavor of an IPA. Pilsner malt and Citra, Galaxy and Amarillo hops combine to produce an easy drinking, crystal clear, golden session ale with a light, dry mouthfeel and a white, lacy head.
Our fall belgian seasonal is a Bier de Garde, a lagered farmhouse beer. A belgian aroma leads in the nose of this seasonal, which is traditionally more malt-forward. A smooth but full mouthfeel accompanies malty, toffee flavors.
While similar to an American Brown, this version pulls from local home-brewers to create a much hoppier, citrusy brown ale. Amarillo and Cascade accent the nose, but a strong malt back-bone from a blend of malts and oats give the HawksBill a balanced flavor.
Our hard cider, it's made of local apples and tastes delicious.
This porter is brewed with locally grown butternut squash and spices. It's perfect for a fall evening.
The nose of the Kilt It ale hints at a caramel malty goodness. It is followed by a medium-bodied, complex, smokey character that is reminiscent of a Scottish ale.
A brilliantly clear German-style Kölsh brewed with noble hops. It has a slight bitterness that is dangerously easy to drink.
Lil' Red might be low in alcohol, but she'll smack you in the face with a basket full of hops. A smooth hop flavor and bitterness help to lessen the blow of this session IPA.
This is for all of the back trail thrashers. A hint of citrus aroma compliments the spicy malt and hop character, which gives this rye pale ale a little extra kick. Just try to hang with the hops!
This saison is our 8th iteration of our house saison
With a dark tan head, this Black IPA presents with ruby highlights and fruit-forward aromas. A hint of dark malts hide in the shadows of fruity flavors and hop bitterness in this smooth, seasonal IPA.
This ESB is a London Style Bitter Ale. The malty aroma contains a hint of English Hops and the medium light body ends with a slight earthy bitterness. This is nothing compared to an American Pale Ale.
This oatmeal stout is served on nitro and has a creamy, chocolate head that compliments a smooth, full-bodied flavor. A hit of roasted malt character rounds out this stout along with a hint of bitterness.
Inspired by the traditional schwartz bier, a black lager, we introduce our winter seasonal smoked black lager. We smoked 100 pounds of base malt with hickory wood to add some wintery smoky character to this smooth, session-able Smoky Mountain Schwartz.
Deriving from our beloved Daniel's Double IPA, this IPA smells like a hopyard at harvest time with notes of passion fruit and citrus. An initial malt sweetness gives way quickly to a residous, lingering bitterness that reminds you of the strong lineage of this ale
Continuing with dark beers overtaking our taps, the dark belgian strong ale showcases dark fruits like figs and plums. The complex caramel and malt flavors complements the dark fruit character of the yeast.
This nut brown ale is a complex, malty ale with a mahogany hue that is soft on the lips. A balance of hops and chocolate malts leaves a smooth finish after a nose full of sweet chocolate and coffee.
This Pale Ale lures you in with a bright citrus aroma and flavor that fully supports the notable hop bitterness. Mild enough for you to have a pair but strong enough to satisfy your demand for a high-quality brew, you can lean on this beautifully clear pale ale for crisp springtime refreshment.
This Milk Stout is a David Gardner's winning recipe from our first annual Home Brew Competition for the American Craft Beer Week. It's full-bodied maltiness helps you whisk away winter's chill while the dark roastiness warns you and carries the not-so-sweet finish.
An Anglo-American style IPA, this rotating ale has a carefully blended floral and citrus aroma. A mouthful of hop flavor is complimented by a malty backbone, leaving you with a subdued lingering bitterness.
The Oktoberfest beer has caramel, toasty, and malty flavors, with very little sweetness in the finish and a dark gold to copper color. Technically, Oktoberfest beer can only be produced inside the city limits of Munich, limiting its production to six breweries. The brewers for AMB, cousins Nathan and Chris, can trace their ancestors far back into Germany's history.
This scotch ale has hints of roasted peat and lots of flavor to go along with it.
This is an unfiltered blonde ale that is light and crisp. It is complimented by a hint of maltiness and carefully balanced with American hops.