When Dining in Bryson City, the Beer You Enjoy Might Be Locally Produced

Western North Carolina has developed quite a reputation for its craft beers. And it's not just Asheville that folks are talking about. Tourists and locals alike are enjoying the unique tastes of craft beers from breweries in Bryson City and. Micro-brews are the hottest segment of the beer market and you can enjoy locally-crafted beer from these local breweries in many restaurants in the area.

Local Breweries

Heinzelmannchen Brewery, Inc.

Contact: Sheryl Rudd


545 Mill St

Sylva, NC 28779

Phone 828-631-4466

Fax 828-631-5044

Enticing your palate and complementing what's on your plate since 2004 Heinzelmännchen Brewery is located on the Back Street or Mill Street of Downtown Sylva. We offer locally made Soft Pretzels with Pints, Flights and Growlers to go of our brewed on site Craft Beer & Non-Alcoholic Soda. Take out from local eateries and picnics are welcome. We also carry glassware and other souvenir items. Our Bier Halle is Kid and Pet Friendly! Open Monday - Saturday. Seasonal hours vary; check the website.

Nantahala Brewing Company, Inc.

Contact: Joe Rowland


61 Depot Street

Bryson City, NC 28713 28713

Phone 828-488-2337

Nantahala Brewing artfully brews award-winning, unfiltered ales made with fresh hops, whole grains and clean, crisp Great Smoky Mountain water, from one of the purest, protected watersheds on the planet. Located just across from the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in downtown Bryson City.

Mountain Layers Brewing Company

Contact: Mark Pettit


90 Everett St.

Bryson City, NC 28713

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Phone 651-368-0491

Opening in February 2017.