Fall-Flavored Craft Brews

by Casey Higgins | Posted on October 8th, 2013

Fall is for pumpkin-spiced everything, so why should Virginia’s craft breweries not get in on the action? If you have yet to sample the seasonal concoctions of Virginia, consider this your invitation.

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  • Northern Virginia

 

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Williamsburg Alewerks

 

  • Central Virginia
    • Sweet Potato & Sage Autumn Ale – Ardent Craft Ales – Richmond
    • “The One” Pumpkin Ale – Ardent Craft Ales – Richmond
    • Scrappy Doo – Beer Hound – Ruckersville
    • Oktoberfest - Center of the Universe - Ashland
    • Spice Must Flow - Champion - Charlottesville
    • Rum Pumpkin - Hardywood - Richmond
    • Rye Pumpkin – Hardwood – Richmond
    • Farmhouse Pumpkin Ale – Hardywood – Richmond
    • The Trickery – Hardywood – Richmond
    • Stunt Dubble – Isley – Richmond
    • Vampire Red Ale - Legend - Richmond
    • Imperial Harvest Ale – Legend – Richmond
    • Oktoberfest – Legend – Richmond
    • Pumpkin Ain’t Easy – Lickinghole Creek – Goochland
    • Boxcarr Pumpkin Porter - Starr Hill - Crozet
    • Ümlaut Böktoberfest - Strangeways - Richmond
    • Gourd of Thunder Imperial Pumpkin Porter – Strangeways – Richmond
    • Hansel and Kettle Imperial Oktoberfest – Three Notch’d – Charlottesville
    • Howling Pumpkin Ale - Wild Wolf - Nellysford

 

 

  • Blue Ridge Highlands
    • Summer Hefe – Bull and Bones – Blacksburg
    • The Legless Horseman – Chaos Mountain – Callaway
    • Oktoberfest – Chaos Mountain – Callaway
    • Sunktoberfest Lager – Sunken City – Hardy
    • Oktoberfest Ale – The Damascus – Damascus
    • Punkin’ Stout – The Damascus – Damascus
    • Woodson Cider Beer – The Damascus – Damascus

 

*Note, most craft beers are produced in small batches, so quantities are limited. Check with the brewery you intend to visit to find out what’s on tap. Please drink responsibly.

* Updated Fall 2014

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*A nod to Richmond.com for their extensive coverage of the Richmond brews for fall 2014.

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Carolyn says:

You can now taste the best of Virginia Craft Beers, Hard Ciders and Virginia Wines, Olive Oil, Balsamics and other fine gourmet foods a the Olive Vine Gourmet GRAND opening at the new Springfield Town Center, Springfield, VA

adrienne says:

The Devils Backbone Pumpkin Hunter and Ichabod Crandall are actually the same beer. The beer was renamed Pumpkin Hunter in 2014.

Casey Higgins says:

Thanks so much!