Fall has arrived in the Rocky Mountains. We’re dusting off our big coats, spotting the first snowflakes and packing heavy for our weekend camping trips. If you are looking for a great beer to enjoy by the campfire, here are some of our favorite seasonal beers for fall.
Death By Coconut – Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont
The Death By Coconut seasonal porter from Oskar Blues will not only warm you up this fall, but will prepare you for winter. With cocoa flavors with hints of coconut aroma, this semi-sweet porter with satisfy your sweet tooth this season. This 6.5% brew is packed with dark chocolate and extra dark caramel malt. Better grab them before they’re gone!
Autumn Ale – Breckenridge Brewery, Littleton
Enjoy and crispness of this fall stunner from Breckenridge Brewery. The Autumn Ale combines the malty flavors of German lagers with the fresh taste of American ales. Breckenridge Brewery uses Munich malts and Bavarian hops to create a full-bodied brew with hints of toasted grains and nuts. Grab a 6-pack to enjoy fireside!
Pumpkin Patch Ale – Eddyline Brewing Company, Buena Vista
Oh yes, the “token pumpkin-flavored beer” for the fall. However, this pumpkin brew from Eddyline Brewing Company in Buena Vista comes dressed to impresse. If you drink one pumpkin beer all fall, it should be this one. The Pumpkin Patch Ale from Eddyline will make you excited for the fall season. It’s made with real pumpkin, spices and honey to make your camping experience one for the books. No pumpkin spice latte needed here!
Double Conundrum Imperial Red – Aspen Brewing Company, Aspen
If you are looking for an amazing red ale for the fall, you can’t go wrong with the double conundrum imperial red from Aspen Brewing Company. This 8.6% hop ale will warm you from the inside out.
Harvest 16 Fresh-Hopped Peach Pale Ale – Boulder Beer, Boulder
New this year! We haven’t been able to give this one a try. Yet. But we have certainly been looking forward to it! The Fresh-Hopped Peach Pale Ale features a piney, fruity hop flavor, made with fresh peach puree. All these flavors fuse to leave you with a brew that boasts a slightly sweet maltiness. BRB – running to grab a 6-pack real quick!
Mountain Standard – Odell Brewing Co., Fort Collins
Looking for a smooth, dark beer for your campfire-filled evening? The Mountain Standard double black IPA is exactly what you’re looking for. Brewed from handpicked hops from Colorado’s western slope, this brew will have you embracing its roasted malt perfection. You won’t be disappointed!
Remember, if you are from out-of-town, these delectable brews will have a stronger effect up here in the mountains. Take it slow and always drink responsibly!