Autumn 2012 Seasonal Beer Release | The Beer Reporter

Autumn 2012 Seasonal Beer Release

Every season breweries around the world release seasonal beers. The styles range from Ale’s to IPA’s to Doppelbock’s to Stout’s. Here are some beers worthy of mention this autumn:

 

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Muskoka Brewery, Harvest Ale

Muskoka Brewery, Harvest Ale

 

This American pale ale is now in its fourth year. This beer is symbolic of the end of the growing season and the gathering of crops. It pours bright amber, with an aroma of caramel, pine, and a light citrus. This beer will not be around for long, pick it up while it lasts.

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Great Lakes Brewing, Pumpkin Ale

 

Great Lakes Brewing, Pumpkin Ale

 

Great Lakes Brewery delivers this flavourful beer once a year. Brewed with specialty ingredients and a generous amount of pumpkin this beer is guaranteed to satisfy. With a light orange pour and the aroma of spicy cinnamon and pumpkin makes the experience comparable to eating an actual pumpkin pie. According Great lakes Brewing, this beer goes perfectly with your favourite dessert of traditional feast.

 

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Brauerei Aying, Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock

Brauerei Aying, Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock

 

Straight from Germany, this award winning Doppelbock, has a complex fruitiness of roasted malt and hops.  Although complex, this beer is exceptionally balanced and certainly sets the bar for this style of beer.

 

Shipyard Brewing Company, Pugsley’s Signature Series Smashed Pumpkin

 

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Shipyard Brewing Company, Pugsley’s Signature Series Smashed Pumpkin

This beer sets the standard for pumpkin beers. The aroma is sweet with an almost overwhelming amount of autumn spices. The brewers add a very generous amount of nutmeg, cinnamon, and pumpkin which almost hides the beers 9.0 ABV. This is a beer we would strongly recommend and certainly drink again. According to Shipyard Brewing, chefs found this beer as an excellent addition for cooking dishes such as braised short ribs.

 

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Southern Tier Brewing Company, Southern Tier Mokah

Southern Tier Brewing Company, Southern Tier Mokah

 

A very unique imperial stout with plenty of coffee beans and mocha. This is certainly one of the sweetest beers being released this autumn. The beer delivers a strong aroma of fresh coffee with chocolate cake. This is generally a sipping beer to enjoy with your favourite dessert.

 

Make sure to check your local liquor store for many more autumn beer releases.


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