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2013 Fall Seasonal Beers

 

Learn about the amazing fall seasonal beers that Try-It Distributing has to offer, and get a taste of the season!

 

Ayinger Oktoberfest-Marzen – available August through October, this true German Oktoberfest is slightly sweet with a medium to full body (5.6% ABV). It pairs best with beef, pretzels, radishes, goulash, clam chowder, bock-wurst, roasted chicken, pork and sauerkraut. Ayinger Oktoberfest-Marzen is available in 30-Liter kegs and 20/16.9 oz bottles (www.merchantduvin.com).
 
 
Ayinger Weizen-Bock – available November through January, it is a wheat ale brewed to be as strong as a bock. It has a spicy, clove-like aroma, a smooth body and a tropical fruit, clove, banana finish. Weizen-Bock (7.1% ABV) pairs best with hearty German cuisine or spicy dishes and will be available in 20/16.9 oz bottles (www.merchantduvin.com).
 
 
Beck’s Oktoberfest – available September through October, this beer is a true German Oktoberfest with a full body, slightly sweet backbone and a dry finish (5.2% ABV). It pairs best with Bratwurst, potato salad, smoked Gouda and Camembert cheeses and will be available in 50-Liter kegs, 4/6 bottles and 2/12 bottles.
 
 
 
Brooklyn Oktoberfest – available August through October, this Oktoberfest is full-bodied with a malty backbone and a slightly dry finish (5.5% ABV). It pairs best with steak and roasted meats and will be available in ½ barrels, 1/6 barrels and 4/6 bottles (www.brooklynbrewery.com).
 
 
Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin Ale – available August through October, this beer has a strong pumpkin aroma, a malty center and a flavorful, crisp finish (5.0% ABV). It pairs best with holiday / fall fare and will be available in ½ barrel, 1/6 barrel and 4/6 bottle (www.brooklynbrewery.com).
 
 
 
Flying Bison Bisonfest – available September through October, this beer is rich in flavor with a perfect balance between malty sweetness and subtle hop character (6.0% ABV). It pairs best with any type of food and will be available in ½ barrel and 4/6 bottle (www.flyingbisonbrewing.com).
 
 
 
Goose Island Harvest Ale – available September through October, this beer is an Extra Special Bitter with a fruity American hop aroma and a toasty malt character (5.7% ABV). It pairs best with chicken, pork, turkey, sausage, cheddar and aged Gouda and will be available in 4/6 bottles and 1/2 barrels. (www.gooseisland.com).
 
 
 
Great Lakes Oktoberfest – available August through October, GL Oktoberfest has a strong, hop aroma and rich, malt flavor. This beer (6.5% ABV) pairs best with spicy dishes, pork, pasta and sausage and will be available in ½ barrels, 1/6 barrels, 4/6 bottles and 2/12 bottles (www.greatlakesbrewing.com).
 
 
 
Great Lakes Nosferatu – available September through November, this Imperial Red Ale is highly hopped and rich/strong with flavor (8.0% ABV). Please try Nosferatu with root vegetables, red meats and soft cheeses. It will be available in ½ barrels, 1/6 barrels and 6/4 bottles (www.greatlakesbrewing.com).
 

 
 
Ithaca Country Pumpkin Ale – available August through October, is a Harvest Ale brewed with pumpkin puree, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and all spice (6.3% ABV). Country Pumpkin pairs best with seasonal fare and will be available in ½ barrel, 1/6 barrel and 4/6 bottle (www.ithacabeer.com). 
 
 
Long Trail Harvest Ale – available August through October, Harvest Ale is an English-style Brown Ale brewed with locally harvested Vermont ingredients. It has a great malt flavor and light, clean finish (4.4% ABV). Harvest Ale pairs best with BBQ, roasted meats and creamy cheeses and is currently available in ½ barrels and 4/6 bottles (www.longtrail.com).
 
 
 
Long Trail Pumpkin Ale – available August through November, Pumpkin Ale is a slightly sweet amber ale brewed with pumpkins, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. With an ABV of 5.5%, this beers pairs best with roasted chicken, lamb, turkey and stews. Long Trail Pumpkin Ale is currently available in 4/6 bottles (www.longtrail.com).   
 
 

Long Trail Imperial Pumpkin Ale -available August through November, Imperial Pumpkin Ale is a slightly bitter English Strong Ale (8.0& ABV) is brewed with pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and an increased amount of malt. It pairs best with seasonal fare and will be available in ½ barrels, 1/6 barrels and 12/22 oz bottles (www.longtrail.com). 

 
 
Newcastle Werewolf - available September through November, Werewolf is a blood-red ale with an ABV of 4.5% and 25 IBU’s. It is roasty and complex with a dry finish. Werewolf will be available in ½ barrels and 6pk bottles this fall. 
 

 
 
Paulaner Oktoberfest – available September through October, Paulaner Oktoberfest-Marzen is medium-bodied with a malty backbone and slightly bitter finish (5.8% ABV). It pairs best with traditional German cuisine and will be available in 50-Liter kegs and 4/6 bottles (www.paulaner.com).
 
 
Pugsley’s Smashed Pumpkin – available August through October (limited item), is a well balanced, big-body beer with flavors of pumpkin and aromas of spice (9.0% ABV). It pairs best with seasonal fare and will be available in 12/22 oz bottles only (www.shipyard.com).
 
 
 
Pyramid Oktoberfest – available August through October, is deep amber in color with a rich, malty caramel flavor. It pairs best with seasonal fare and will be available in ½ barrels, 1/6 barrels and 4/6 bottles. (www.pyramidbrew.com).
 
 
 
Rohrbach Oktoberfest – available September through October, this is a full-bodied, flavorful German-style Oktoberfest brewed with Vienna and Munich malts and German noble hops (5.9% ABV). This beer pairs best with German-style cuisine and will be available in ½ barrels, ¼ barrels and growlers (www.rohrbachs.com).
 
 
Saranac Octoberfest – available August through October, this is a copper-colored, medium-bodied lager with a rich malt backbone (5.4% ABV). It pairs best with roasted meats and stews and will be available in 4/6 bottles (www.saranac.com).
 
 
Saranac Pumpkin Ale – available September through November, this beer is full-bodied and brewed with a variety of spices including pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, ginger and vanilla (5.4% ABV). It pairs best with fowl and game birds and will be available in ½ barrels, 1/6 barrels, 4/6 bottles and growlers (www.saranac.com).
 
 
Shipyard Pumpkinhead – available August through October, this is a crisp and refreshing wheat ale with a spiced flavor (4.6% ABV). It pairs best with seasonal / holiday fare and is currently available in ½ barrels, 4/6 bottles (1/6 barrels coming soon) (www.totalbeveragesolution.com).
 
 
 
Shock Top Pumpkin – available September through October, this is a Belgian-style wheat ale brewed with real pumpkins and a variety of spices (5.2% ABV). It pairs best with pumpkin pie and other seasonal menu items and will be available in draft as well as 4/6 bottles and 2/12 bottles.  
 
 
 
Uinta Punk’n – available August through October, Punk’n is a Harvest Pumpkin Ale brewed with organic pumpkins and various spices. This beer pairs best with seasonal fare and will be available in 4/6 bottles 
 
 
Widmer Okto Festival Ale – available September through October, this is an Oktoberfest-style beer with distinctive malt flavor and a clean, crisp finish (5.3% ABV). It pairs best with traditional German fare and will be available in 4/6 bottles (www.widmerbrothers.com).