Each year, they appear as surely as the first frost: coppery, malty and sometimes savory beers whose leafy, golden labels darken store shelves from early September to just past Halloween.
Seasonal autumn beers can be polarizing. Some cringe at the mere mention of pumpkin beer, while others eagerly anticipate the arrival of the special brews. A few local retailers say they sell out fast, whether the beers are flavored with pumpkin, Thanksgiving spices or even spruce tips. ... Read more