Fall is finally here, and even though it still may be close to 100 degrees outside, the pumpkin beers and other seasonal flavors are flowing. Our favorite seasonal beers have hints of cinnamon, spices, pumpkin and other fall flavors. From seasonally spiced brews to pumpkin beers, here’s our guide to the best fall seasonal beers in Brevard. Cheers!
Intracoastal Brewing Company
Oktoberfestivus (Vienna-Marzen Style)
5.5% ABV; 25 IBUs
This German style Oktoberfest brew was made with 100% German malts, yeast and hops. This copper colored brew at Intracoastal Brewing Company has malty and toasty flavors, with a slight hop bitterness, followed by a crisp finish.
Sore Amber Ale
5.5% ABV; 30 IBU
If you’re a craft beer aficionado, you’ll love the Sore Amber Ale. The aroma is malty and sweet with a subtle scent of hops. Enjoy caramel sweetness, balanced with a crisp hop bitterness. Finish: Full bodied, malty and clean.
Playalinda Brewing Company
Cigar City Seasonal Sneak
ABV: 7% | 25.4 oz $17
The combination of chocolate and pumpkin flavors is an unusually pleasant mix of Christmas and Halloween shoved inside a bottle. Let the cold claw of Seasonal Sneak seize your palate with a tumult of chocolate, pumpkin and spice flavors.
Hell ‘n Blazes Brewing Company
Oktoberfest – Märzen
ABV 6% – 21 IBU
Hell N’ Blazes Brewing Company’s traditional Märzenbier is full-bodied, rich, toasty, with a dark copper body. Decoction mash delivers crisp and dry malt flavors.
Florida Beer Company
Gourd Shorts Pumpkin Ale
Florida Beer Company’s first seasonal pumpkin beer, Gourd Shorts Pumpkin Ale, is the perfect brew for fall. Each sip of this beer delivers mild pumpkin flavors, followed by subtle spice aromas. One final touch of vanilla and this seasonal beer is ready to roll. Supplies are limited!
If you’re on the hunt for a new, unique seasonal brew, look no further. Florida Beer Company has created a delicious Oktoberfest style Marzen with a Florida twist. Conchtoberfest is brewed with the highest quality 2-Row and Munich malts followed by using German Traditional and Tettnang hops that will impart a subtle low hop bitterness balanced with a smooth malty taste, according to beermenus.com.
Bugnutty Brewing Company
This sweet malty deliciousness was released for Bugnutty Brewing Company’s one-year anniversary bash. A well balanced and very drinkable Oktoberfest Marzen.
Coasters Pub & Biergarten
If you’re looking for authentic German brews, head over to Coasters Pub & Biergarten. New on tap is Hofbräu München Oktoberfest, Würzburger Hofbräu Julius Echter Hefeweisse Dunkle and Mönchshof Schwarzbier. These dark malts have definitely made a name for themselves with rich flavors, a velvety taste and creamy head.
Lost Shirt Brewing Company
Opening Sept. 30 in Melbourne, Lost Shirt Brewing Company is bringing a handful of great seasonal beers to Brevard. If you’re looking for tasty seasonal brews try the “What’s up Pumpkin? Pumpkin Ale” for a traditional pumpkin beer or “Tocino Loco Bacon Maple Wheat Ale” to mix things up.
Twin Finnegan’s is where craft beer lovers are flocking to in downtown Cocoa Beach. With an ever-changing variety of craft beers, you’re bound to find a few seasonal beers here. Seasonal selections over at Twin Finnegan’s include Florida Beer Company’s Conchtoberfest and Gourd Shorts. Supplies are limited. If you love pumpkin spice, head over to Twin Finnegan’s on Sundays for their bottomless pumpkin spice mimosas.
Supplies are limited. If you don’t see your favorite seasonal beer in Brevard listed, comment below and let us know! Check back for updates and more info about fall seasonals beers in Brevard.
By Alyssa Brady, Staff Writer