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I’D TAP THAT: Breakfast in a bottle with Founders Brewing Co.’s Breakfast Stout

I’D TAP THAT: Breakfast in a bottle with Founders Brewing Co.’s Breakfast Stout

Glassware: Stouts offer deep rich aromas, but only if they are allowed to warm up close to room temperature. Glassware that will allow the beer to warm quickly and capture the alluring aromas is best suited for Breakfast Stout. If possible a Spiegelau stout glass is perfect, but a snifter or oversized wine glass will […]

I’D TAP THAT: With this beer, you get many of the Thanksgiving flavors in one bottle

I’D TAP THAT: With this beer, you get many of the Thanksgiving flavors in one bottle

Glassware – While the aroma is very important for pumpkin ales the temperature is another central factor as well. Many non-imperial pumpkin ales as best served well below room temperature and glassware that allows the beers to warm slowly is best suited for Pumpkick. Serve in a goblet, snifter, or tulip glass to get the […]

I’D TAP THAT: This beer is sure to capture you with its spell

I’D TAP THAT: This beer is sure to capture you with its spell

Glassware: Imperial stouts possess a deep rich aroma and mouthfeel. The addition of pumpkin to that base style that Warlock possess makes a beer that explodes with wonderful aromas. A snifter or goblet glass is your best choice for this beer and you can also get a great Warlock glass from Southern Tier if you […]

I’D TAP THAT: A refreshingly drinkable pumpkin ale

I’D TAP THAT: A refreshingly drinkable pumpkin ale

Glassware Ichabod offers a wonderfully refreshing pumpkin spice aroma that is subtle, and glassware that allows the beer to warm slowly and trap the aromatics is best suited for the beer. A nonic pint glass, tulip, or Willi Becher pub glass are the best choices for Ichabod. Description Ichabod pours a bold amber hue with […]

I’D TAP THAT: A delicious mistress especially covered in maple syrup

I’D TAP THAT: A delicious mistress especially covered in maple syrup

Glassware: The inviting aroma of Maple Mistress must be experienced to fully enjoy this phenomenal fall beer. There is no shortage of glasses that help capture a beer’s aroma but for this delicious beer a tulip, snifter or Spiegelau’s new wit beer glass are the best options to get the most out of it. Description: […]

I’D TAP THAT: Sam Adams Oktoberfest still reigns the jack-o-lantern king

I’D TAP THAT: Sam Adams Oktoberfest still reigns the jack-o-lantern king

Glassware: Any Oktoberfest beer is perfect in a dimpled mug for aesthetic and authentic German drinking experience, but the glass is not necessarily great for the beer. Sam Adams has a great line of glassware that aids in delivering the sweet malty aromatics of the beer, but if you want the real experience pour this […]

I’D TAP THAT: Ballast Point Brewing Company’s Pumpkin Down is a perfect blend of East and West Coast styles

I’D TAP THAT: Ballast Point Brewing Company’s Pumpkin Down is a perfect blend of East and West Coast styles

Glassware: The roasted malts of a good Scotch Ale combined with the aromatics of a Pumpkin Ale make for a wonderful bouquet of aromas that must be savored. A snifter, nonic pint, or Willi Becher pub glass are your top choices for Pumpkin Down. Description: Pumpkin Down pours a deep amber orange hue with frothy […]

NOW TAP THIS: Prost with these fan-favorite Oktoberfest beers (or try one you haven’t heard of)

NOW TAP THIS: Prost with these fan-favorite Oktoberfest beers (or try one you haven’t heard of)

Every year in mid to late September millions of beer lovers descend upon Munich, Germany, for the annual Oktoberfest, a rich tradition dating back to the 1800s. This year’s festival began on Sept. 19 and will end Oct. 4. While around 6 million beer drinkers attend the fest annually, many of us are still unfortunately […]

I’D TAP THAT: It’s pumpkin time and this one is really devious

I’D TAP THAT: It’s pumpkin time and this one is really devious

Glassware: The aroma of good pumpkin ale is one of its most alluring qualities and glassware that captures that is an absolute must. A tulip, snifter or Willi Becher pub glass would be the best choices forgetting the most out of this delicious beer. Description: Devious Imperial Pumpkin pours a deep bronze amber hue with […]

NOW TAP THIS: This kind of buzz comes without pumpkin

NOW TAP THIS: This kind of buzz comes without pumpkin

The fall season is in full swing especially on the shelves and taps at your favorite places to enjoy craft beer. While pumpkin beers seem to get all the glory this time year there are some craft beer lovers that turn away from them, but there great fall seasonal beers that don’t involve pumpkin. Seasonal […]