Our Brews

Year Round

Beech Mountain Lager

5% ABV / 14 IBU / 2 SRM

This is what we think a Premium American Lager should be. We sourced all of our malt from our friends at Riverbend Malt House in Asheville, NC for this 100% barley lager. This beer is clear, crisp and very easy drinking. Whether you’re getting done with a long day on the trails or the slopes this beer will be the refreshment you deserve after earning those turns.

KG’S Tropical Lager

6.2% ABV / 10 IBU / 3 SRM

This lager is bursting with tropical fruit flavors. We use some fruity hops in this crisp delicious lager, but what really shines through is the tea. We infuse this beer with a tropical green tea that is bursting with pineapple, papaya and guava flavors.

Beech Blonde

4.7% ABV / 20 IBU / 4 SRM

A light and refreshing ale. This beer has a little more body and fruity hop flavor than our Beech Lager. That flavor comes along with our lightest ABV beer, so those seeking the benefits of a refreshing beverage without the potential consequences should look no further.

5506 Pale Ale

5.5% ABV / 40 IBU / 9 SRM

5506′ is more than just the peak elevation here on Beech Mountain, and certainly more than the name of 5506′ Sky Bar, which boast as the highest ski bar east of the Mississippi. A well balanced pale ale, copper in color, with hoppy notes that will lift you to new heights. We hope you will come elevate yourself and see how much fun it is at the top!

Downhill IPA

6.5% ABV / 50 IBU / 5 SRM

One of our most popular beers, this one was designed with the hop lover in mind. We keep the malt profile light to allow the hops to shine through. We selected some of the most vibrant citrus and tropical hops we could find. The bitterness is subdued but the flavor isn’t. We hold off adding hops until later in the process to allow more of the flavor and aroma to come through to your glass. This double dry-hopped beer is sure to please the hazy IPA lovers out there.

Twin Peaks Double IPA

7.5% ABV / 65 IBU / 4 SRM

This beer is a bigger bolder version of our flagship IPA. Twin Peaks is more of a fruity version of a West Coast IPA with it's slightly elevated bitterness and alcohol percentage.  We use a single malt in this one and four different hops to give it a fruity/piney flavor you’ll remember. If you’re looking for a dank IPA look no further.

Powder Bowl Passionfruit (NEIPA)

6.2% ABV / 35 IBU / 6 SRM

We use plenty of wheat malt in this beer to give it a substantial body and mouth feel, plus an addition of lactose for that residual sweetness that has become a trademark of the style. We select only the freshest of the most popular hops to provide this beer with an abundance of fruit flavors and aromas.

Red Baron Vienna Lager

5.2% ABV / 22 IBU / 14 SRM

Our version of a German Amber Lager. With a restrained malt presence and a nice clean, crisp finish this beer is quickly becoming a local favorite. We used specialty malts from our friends at Riverbend Malt House to give this beer a well-rounded malt flavor without being too sweet.

Mountain Town Amber

5.5% ABV / 30 IBU / 12 SRM

This American style Amber is easy drinking and well balanced. We designed this beer to be complimentary so the malt and hops work together without overpowering the other. Each taste gets a little bit better than the last. If you find your glass empty, just ask for another!

JBT Brown

6% ABV / 20 IBU / 24 SRM

This beer exhibits malty goodness paired with a hop presence to keep the balancing act going from start to finish. Almost as if these characteristics are being juggled on your palate in such a way that you can only taste the flavors independently for one moment before the flavor seems to transition. Many beers are able to juggle this balance for a moment, but this beer truly is a “Juggler By Trade”

Patroller Porter

6% ABV / 25 IBU / 30 SRM

At Beech Mountain we are very thankful for our Patrollers. We use a combination of malts to create a dark beer with just the right amount of roasted notes without being too bitter. The result is a dark beer that will satisfy the palate of any dark beer connoisseur.


First Chair Coffee Blonde

5.6% ABV / 14 IBU / 5 SRM

An easy drinking blonde ale with a nice complimentary coffee flavor and aroma. We used a medium roast “breakfast” style coffee to compliment this full bodied blonde. The whole beans were introduced to the beer for only a short period of time to give it a subtle character that adds to the flavor of the beer without adding any bitterness or astringency. Great beer to have with your favorite breakfast, or anytime of the day.

Citrus Wheat Ale

5.2% ABV / 10 IBU / 3 SRM

We add tangerine to a delicious American Wheat Ale, but we don’t stop there. Our brewers dutifully take the time to zest copious amounts of oranges, grapefruits and lemons so this beer will be bursting with fruit flavors.

Summit Saison

6.2% ABV / 12 IBU / 3 SRM

We worked with our local friends at Riverbend Malt House to create this complex Saison. With local barley, wheat and rye malts we created a wonderful base for our French yeast strain to work it’s magic. We lightly dry-hopped this beer to add a wonderful twist to this classic beer style.

Lagerhead Cold IPA

6.2% ABV / 20 IBU / 4 SRM

Two of the most popular beer styles in the country are IPAs and Lagers, so we thought…why not both? This crisp, clean, easy drinking lager was dry hopped with some amazing New Zealand hops to give it a great tropical fruit flavor. Less bitter than a regular IPA and more flavorful than a standard lager. We think this beer is the best of both worlds.

Local Bears - Black Lager

5.6% ABV / 27 IBUs / 35 SRM

This dark lager balances smooth malt flavors with a moderate hop bitterness. Although black in appearance, this beer has a light body and a crisp finish. If you interested in trying a dark beer this is a great example with just a touch of roasty character.

Imperial Stout

9.0% ABV / 65 IBU / 40 SRM

This beer packs a lot of malt flavor in a small glass. With rich notes of chocolate, coffee and delicate roasted flavors this beer is a stout lover’s dream. We age this beer on wood for a month in order to give it that fresh cask flavor. Feel free to sit back, relax and put your feet up around one of our many fireplaces while sipping on this dark delicacy.

Sour Ales

Sour Blonde

5.0% ABV / 0 IBU / 3 SRM

If you’re somebody that enjoys a clean sour ale you’ll want to try this one. We worked with our friends at Omega Yeast to create a blend of lactobacillus, pediococcus and brettanomyces that produces a super light bodied, easy drinking ale with just the right amount of acidity. These beers take months to create just the right amount of sourness that distinguishes them from other forms of sour ales.

Funky Mountain Brett IPA

6.8% ABV / 50 IBU / 5 SRM

This is our Downhill IPA aged for four months on a wild yeast strain. The super funky flavors and aromas blend well with the fruity nature of the hops. This is a beer you’ll just have to try.