A lot of things change in the fall – the leaves, the weather and the time, to name a few. But the desire to drink great beer remains steadfast. No matter your style, Eclipse Restaurant has the beer selection and knowledgeable bartenders to find the right brew to please your palate.
That said, we invite you to check out these five great beers at Eclipse on your next fall night out on the town. We’re a little biased, but we think they’ll make your autumn awesome!
Goose Island Autumn Ale: 6.7% ABV, 65 IBU
Question: what’s so “fall” about this beer? Answer: everything. This amazing ale boasts the color of auburn autumn leaves, while its pine aroma that lets you know it’s hoodie and bonfire weather. Add in some spicy hop flavors and you’ve got a must-drink fall beverage.
Avery Rumpkin: 16.7% ABV, 15 IBU
That’s no typo, it’s a pumpkin ale aged in fresh rum barrels. The result is a spicy, gourdy, delicious pumpkin ale with hints of oak and candied molasses. The Rumpkin is brewed with roasted pumpkins and spiced with nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon.
North Peak Dubious Black Chocolate Stout: 5.3% ABV, 50 IBU
Move over, kiddos, you’re not the only one with a sweet tooth around Halloween. This festivus ale combines chocolate roast and black malts to produce an unbelievably smooth and rich flavor. One sip and you’ll feel like you’ve hit the trick or treat motherload all over again.
Schlafly Pumpkin Ale: 8% ABV, 16 IBU
This copper-colored concoction is as much of a fall classic as football. Schlafly brews its Pumpkin Ale with pumpkin squash and a blend of spices, including cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. The result is best described as pumpkin pie in beer form. Yes, please.
Prairie Brett C: 8.1% ABV, 35 IBU
Prairie Artisan Ales rounds out our list with Brett C, a saison/farmhouse ale. Brewed with Cascade and Citra hops with a touch of sea salt, Brett C is simply a great beer to enjoy after spending the day jumping in leaves or perfecting your jack-o’-lantern masterpiece.