There’s two things that always grab my attention on a beer label: “pumpkin” and “oak”. I’ve always been a sucker for pumpkin beers and over the past couple years barrel aging has been creating some intriguing flavor profiles in the beer world. OAK JACKED IMPERIAL PUMPKIN ALE is part of Uinta Brewing’s “Crooked Series”; a series of big/imperial ales available in capped and corked bottles. Unlike some of the other beers in this series, Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin Ale has seasonal availability.
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin Ale is a pumpkin ale aged in oak barrels with 39 IBUs and a hefty 10.31% ABV. Continue reading
Ever since I went to the Bootlegger’s 3rd Anniversary this past April I’ve become a big fan of their work. Every time I see one of their new beers on the shelf/on tap at a bar I have to give it a try. Their autumn seasonal, PUMPKIN ALE, was no exception.
Pumpkin Ale is a pumpkin ale (duh) with 17.8 IBUs and a 6.1% ABV. Continue reading
Uinta Brewing Company just started showing up in my area last summer. There labels are always simple, but noticeable, with their overall aesthetic going for consistency and not flashiness. Their autumn seasonal, PUNK’N, is part of their organic line.
This “Harvest Pumpkin ale” has a 4% ABV, 11 IBUs and is available August-October.
There’s something fancy about a bottle with a foil-wrapped cap. It’s similar to those with the traditional cage & cork, they just give off a more sophisticated vibe (even if the beer doesn’t live up to it). SMASHED PUMPKIN is one of those beers.
Part of Shipyard’s “Pugsley’s Signature Series”, Smashed Pumpkin is an autumn seasonal comes a 9% ABV. Continue reading
Fall Summit Ale is the autumn seasonal from Maine’s Peak Organic Brewing. Like all of Peak’s brews, Fall Summit is certified organic and clocks in with 64 IBUs and an ABV of 5.7%.
I know, I know, I’m a little behind on my reviews. This beer is from last autumn and I’m just now getting to it. Night Owl is the autumn seasonal from Elysian Brewing Company. It has a meager 20 IBUs and 6.0% ABV.
Moonglow is an autumn (September-October) seasonal from Pennsylvania’s Victory Brewing Company. This Germanic-styled brew is a surprising 8.7% ABV.