Weekend drinking is a different experience entirely. You’ve the time to explore new beer releases and more time to enjoy them with friends. And we’ve some buzzy new beers that you might want to check out.
Nitro-Fueled Pumpkin (Littleton, CO) – The Breckenridge Brewery is returning a fall favorite that was one of their most popular beers in 2016. Pumped on nitro, dark roasted malts, pumpkin and cold pressed coffee beans, Nitro Pumpkin Spice Latte is a 5.5% ABV American Stout with a velvety texture, soft vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg tones.
Treasure This! (Baltimore, MD) – Heavy Seas Beer is rethinking an October tradition with a recent release. Heavy Seas TreasureFest is a 6% ABV American take on the Oktoberfest lager, that’s brewed with rich imported malt and a blend of German hops in the boil…then dry hopped to perfection with American variations to finish things off.
A Harvest Ode To Oregon (Eugene, OR) – Ninkasi Brewing has a new Rare & Delicious Series release that’s serious about being fresh. Brewed with 400 pounds of fresh Centennial hops that wer transported from farm to brew kettle in just over an hour, Ninkasi Green Haze is a 5.3% ABV Fresh-Hopped Pale Ale, that given its nature, is necessarily a ‘draft-only’ release.
Stout-Hearted (Comstock, MI) – Bell’s Brewery is doubling-down on seasonal drinking with a recent release that is at retail now. Fueled on dark malts and sporting rich mocha and expresso notes, Bell’s Special Double Cream Stout is a 6.1% ABV American Sweet Stout with an incredibly creamy texture and mouthfeel.
A GABF Gold Medal Winner Returns (Boulder, CO) – Timed for the season, Upslope Brewing is returning an award-winning beer that took home gold medal winner in the Field and Pumpkin Beer category at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival. Brewed with baby bear pumpkins from local Boulder grower, Munson Farms, Upslope Pumpkin Ale is a 7.7% ABV limited release that’s toned by a custom blend of six fall season spices.