Fall is in the air and so are other must-have beers, cocktails, cider, and more. Here are some of our favorites!
From classics to reimagined tastes, Hop Farm Brewing Company is bringing the heat to the beer game in Pittsburgh. Sit back, relax, and cozy up to the Purifying Flame, a golden stout brewed with blonde roast oats, marris otter, and honey malts. This release comes in cans or drafts, so take your pick — the decision is easy!
Or perhaps drift off with a smooth complexity and take on its Oktoberfest, brewed with pilsner, Vienna, and Munich malt. Plus, stay tuned for a release coming in the next few weeks — Pumpkin Pie Sour a.k.a. Save Room: Pumpkin Pie. You won’t want to miss it.
Threadbare Cider & Mead is the ultimate go-to for cider sips in Pittsburgh. Its creativity of fusing meads with ciders and more is just the beginning. Try the Apples & Honey, bringing together the fresh, crisp taste of apples with rich honey and also a perfect blend between cider and mead.
The cider and meadery also has other festive fall rollouts featuring the Spiced Cider, back by popular demand, and an addicting hard cider, Pumpkin Patch.
If you are looking for other seasonal favorites, be sure to check out Threadbare’s other half, Wigle Whiskey. Try the vast selection of fall greatness with its Spiced Liqueur, Apple Liqueur, Apple Brandy, and Apple Whiskey.
Sitting at 6.6% ABV, Hitchhiker Brewing Co. has its acclaimed Throwback Pumpkin Ale back in action to satisfy your taste buds.
This beer is a great choice for its multi-layered tastes of pumpkin and toasted malts, plus it’s conditioned on a blend of pumpkin spices and vanilla bean.
Located in Verona, Inner Groove Brewing will be heading to the ‘Burgh for Rocktoberfest, a free Oktoberfest street party. This Saturday, September 16th, Inner Grove will serve up its Oktoberfest in sudsy perfection.
Rocktoberfest is from 4pm – 10pm in the SouthSide Works Town Square and will showcase local favorites such as craft beer and cocktails as well as dancing, food, and live music!
Robust in flavor and thirst-quenching to the lips, this frothy pumpkin-inspired beer is here to welcome fall with open arms (or double fists).
Explore the varietal tastes of North Country Brewing Company‘s Late Night Pumpkin beer with pumpkin, spices, cinnamon, ginger, clove, and a sweet brown sugar finish.
Pittsburgh’s oldest brewery is ready to party for two weekends, September 15th – 17th and September 22nd – 24th. Expect an incredible lineup of fall festive beers with its iconic Oktoberfest, Penn Pilsner, Penn Dark, Pumpkin Roll Ale, and more.
Relax in history, enjoy the Oktoberfest era, and cheers to a legacy that this brewery has made in Pittsburgh!
Have any favorites to share? Give them a shout-out in the comments below.This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.