Best Autumn Micro-Brews in Colorado
At long last, cooler temperatures and changing leaves indicate that Autumn is upon us. Scarves, gloves and hats are being pulled from closets, pumpkin-flavored everything has begun appearing on all the cities menus.
The influx of seasonal flavors is perhaps felt the most across the beverage industry. At first glance, lattes seem to have the pumpkin-flavored-beverage market on lock, but living in Colorado affords you the unique opportunity to indulge in some of the best seasonal micro-brews the world has to offer.
With so many options for fall tastes at your doorstep, it’s important to know what’s on tap and filling the bottles in your neighborhood so you don’t miss out on these limited time brews.
Denver Beer CO, located at 1695 Platte St. in Denver, is home to some of the cities most coveted beers. Some wonderful seasonal tastes from their taps include the Big Money Maple Nut Brown. This beer is full of aromas like brown sugar, candied walnuts, and mulling spice and flavors of rich maple syrup and bittersweet malt tones. This is a beer that tastes as beautiful as autumn looks. Their other seasonal, Hey Pumpkin’, is a spiced beer that is sure to warm you up. Though the style of this one in particular may vary from batch to batch, a pumpkin beer is always on tap during fall. The batch currently on draft is a of a lighter variety.
Dry Dock Brewing Company located near Cherry Creek has the Half Moon Pumpkin Ale, a spice filled and copper in color beer made with real pumpkin and tons of spice flavors like clove, brown sugar and cinnamon.
Arvada Beer Company located in Olde Town Arvada is featuring their Harvest Fest Pumpkin Ale that’s made with a healthy amount of pumpkin, spices, and vanilla. This beer tastes like pumpkin pie minus the crust! With all our great new listings in Arvada, it would be a great opportunity to have a look at your future Mod home and drink at your future-favorite neighborhood tap-room.
Breckenridge Brewery located at 471 Kalamath Street in Denver features the Autumn Ale this time of year. This fall seasonal combines the malty tastes of a German lager with the light and crisp taste of an American ale. Described as full-bodied with a slightly sweet and nutty arc that finishes with notes of toasted grains.
Avery Brewing Company located at 5763 Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder has a very special brew this year for the fall season, Rumpkin. This beer is what happens when you take a wonderfully spicy pumpkin beer and age it in fine fresh rum barrels to add the tastes of delicate oak and candied molasses.
With all these wonderful beers available in all these iconic residential areas, it is no question why Denver-ites are able to boast having some of the worlds best beer right in our backyard!