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  • Pumpkin ale
    5 spicy and boozy pumpkin ales to drink on Halloween
    Halloween is days away and you've already found the perfect costume. Now it's time to find a spicy, high ABV pumpkin ale that screams craft beer and Halloween. Here are some pumpkin ales to try if you are lucky enough to find them:Witch&...
  • East Coast vs. West Coast: Pumpkin Ales (Round One)
    East Coast vs. West Coast: Pumpkin Ales (Round One)
    It's that time of year again - colorful leaves falling off the trees, a crisp chill in the air, and light jackets removed from their closet summer homes. All of this is happening elsewhere, of course. Here in Southern California, it's...
  • Souther Tier Brewing Company- Warlock
    It Will Cast A Spell on You!
    Brewer-Southern Tier Brewing CompanyBeer- WarlockStyle- American Double/ Imperial StoutABV- 8.60%Description – Warlock pours a deep pitch black with a thick tan head that doesn’t linger too long but still leaves behind a nice lacing on...
  • Pumpkin Ale from Wynkoop
    Pumpkin Ale: Wynkoop Brewing Company
    Pumpkin beers—no other style is so maligned and so exalted so simultaneously. Are pumpkin beers a delicious treat for the season or are they a gimmicky insult to all that is craft beer? Are they a passing fad or are they here to stay? Do the...
  • The season of the Great Pumpkin
    The season of The Great Pumpkin prt 1
    October... the leaves are changing, the air meets the warm sun with a cool brisk breeze. Tis the season for Oktoberfest, Thanksgiving, pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin beer!Craft beers are becoming just as popular as personalized lattes and...
  • Avery Brewing Company- Rumpkin
    Avery Brewing Company- Rumpkin
    Brewer-Avery Brewing CompanyBeer- Rumpkin (2013)Style- Barrel-Aged Pumpkin AleABV- 18.53%Description- Avery’s Rumpkin pours a deep ruddy brownish amber color with a tan heads that very quickly disappears. The aroma is like a perfect fall...
  • saranac pumpkin ale
    Saranac 125 Years and Counting
    One hundred and twenty five years ago Founder F.X Matt transformed an upstate New Yorkbrewing company to The West End Brewing Company with just 12 employees. Today the company is still a family business as the third and fourth generation have...
  • St-Ambroise Pumpkin
    St-Ambroise The Great Pumpkin Ale
    St-Ambroise Pumpkin, The Great Pumpkin Ale, hails, funnily enough, from the great far north, Montreal, Canada--Brausserie McAuslan to be exact. They have beengoing strong as one of Canada's premier microbreweries since 1989, and their line of...
  • Pumpkin Ale
    Pumpkin Ale: For The Mind, Ichabody And Soul
    If I said that most pumpkin ales don’t contain pumpkin, you’d say I was nuts. On the other hand, if I served you a piece of pumpkin pie without any sugar and spice, you’d also say I was nuts: That’s because, all things...
  • Fermentation Without Representation
    Fermentation Without Representation
    Fermentation Without Representation is an Imperial pumpkin porter from Epic Brewing Company in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is part of their Exponential Series andalso their first collaborative brewing effort, which happens to be with DC Brau Brewing...
  • Falling for fall drinks: What I'm drinking this weekend
    Falling for fall drinks: What I'm drinking this weekend
    Fall is back, with it's slight chill, and the sudden cravings for all things warm and cozy. My wine and drink style changes with fall, as I move off of light whites to warm reds. After a visit to my local wine shop, I picked up the following...
  • Apples
    Falling out of summer
    With Labor Day clearly in the rear view mirror, the days are getting shorter, and a chill is in the air. The fresh strawberries and raspberries of the summer are being replaced by apples and pumpkins at the farmers market. Football season has...
  • Mayor Hancock at Denver Beer Co.
    Mayor Hancock brews pumpkin ale at Denver Beer Co.
    On Wednesday, September 18th, Denver mayor Michael B. Hancock visited Denver Beer Co. to brew a batch of pumpkin ale to be released in conjunction with the commencement of the fourth-annual Denver Beer Fest on October 5th.Mayor Hancock—who...
  • Pumpkin Ale from Upslope
    Pumpkin Ale: Upslope Brewing Company
    Upslope Brewing Company has put gold in a can; Pumpkin Ale (7.7% ABV), a 2011 Great American Beer Festival winner brewed with baby bear pumpkins from Munson Farms, is now available in 16 oz. tallboy cans, the first time it’s been served off...
  • Pumpkin beers appearing on store shelvse and pub taps
    Pumpkin Ales are beginning to appear on store shelves and pub taps
    Soon autumn will be in the air, the oppressive heat of the summer will off to cooler, more comfortable temperatures and morning fog. Up north the leaves will begin turning their festive colors and falling to the ground where they will be raked...