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8 Best Local Beers for Fall

by Mara Kurlandsky on Sep 22, 2014 in Roundups
8 Best Local Beers for Fall

Each season has its beer: spring is perfect for earthy saisons, we cool off in summer with refreshing hefeweizens and shandies, winter is for deep and rich porters to stave off the cold. One could argue that fall is the best time for beer—you can still drink outside but the weather is more suited to more complex flavors like roasted malts, fresh hops, and spices.

Fall favorites like brown and harvest ales, fresh-hopped suds, Oktoberfests and of course, the ubiquitous pumpkin ale, help ease the transition into winter in a delicious fashion. More and more breweries are tailoring their beer lists to the changing seasons, so you don’t have to go far to find the perfect autumn brews.

 


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