CIDER, BEER & SPIRITS
4 Craft Beers Worth Traveling For This Fall
A thriving craft beer scene and so many spectacular recreational activities makes this area an ideal beercation destination. So, go ahead and grab a pint or two at each of our breweries and get ready to try some uncommonly flavorful and hearty beers this fall.
Amazing autumn days will leave you wanting to try all the season’s best flavors. While all of our craft breweries feature fantastic beers all year-long, we’ve gathered this must-try list for fall:
You can find this distinctive Imperial IPA at Guardian Brewing Company. Featuring lots of Marris Otter malt blended with citrusy, bright hops and juniper berries, Nessie is a balanced, high gravity beer for fall. This fragrant IPA is double dry-hopped for extra aroma derived from the Mosaic hops and Blue Juniper Berries. Available for dine-in and to-go year-round.
This unforgettable ale is one of Saugatuck Brewing Company's longest staples in their line-up, brewed with the same recipe since 2005. Bonfire is a classic American Brown Ale with just a touch of smoke and perfectly balanced roasty notes from an intricate malt profile. This is also the brewery’s most highly awarded beer, including the 2014 World Beer Cup Gold Medal Award. Available year-round on tap & in 6-packs of 12-oz. cans.
Found at Waypost Brewing Company, this exceptional beer is requested all year but is released only once a year after blueberry harvest. Don’t let the fruit in the name deter you. It's an English-style porter that’s malt-forward, with chocolate and toasty biscuit, supported by the addition of farm-grown blueberries that are utilized for acidity and balance. The result is an exceptional porter that is enhanced rather than overwhelmed by the fruit.
Deep, rich earthy tones complement sweet malt and subtle hops in this American Amber Ale from The Mitten Brewing Company. Made with toasted malts and centennial hops, this Gold-Medal winning Amber is perfectly balanced and perfectly suited for watching the leaves change or simply sitting out under an autumn sun. Available year-round.
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