Moco Fall Beer Guide
Not all fall beers are pumpkin ales and Oktoberfest lagers. Here’s a list of great Montgomery County brewed beers to enjoy during the autumn season:
Denizens – Silver Spring
Ponch’s Porter – a great fall porter with chocolate and coffee notes. Currently on tap in both Silver Spring and Riverdale Park. Two versions of it this beer are available, Ponch’s Paunch and Woman, You Nasty! The latter has proceeds benefiting Fair Fight.
Brookville Beer Farm – Brookville
Patterson Footage – A sweet potato pie Ale (5.4%ABV) made with sweet potatoes, roasted pecans, marshmallows, and molasses. On tap now!
Silver Branch- Silver Spring
Cosmic Fall – a highly hopped Rye IPA (7.5%ABV) brewed with rye, caramel, and pale malts, and triple dry hopped with Simcoe, Centennial, and LupoMax Mosaic. Cosmic Fall is a perfect way to welcome the crisp fall weather.
True Respite – Derwood
Falling For You – A Spiced Apricot Sour Ale (6.5%) fermented with apricots and conditioned on nutmeg.
Elder Pine- Gaithersburg
The Waves Have Come – A Barrel-aged Wild Ale (6.5% ABV) that is a blend of saison that spent 22 months in various red wine barrels with multiple strains of brettanomyces & lactobacillus. After almost 2 years of getting funky & tart, they hand selected 5 barrels and blended them into a stainless steel tank with a small amount of pomegranate.
Waredaca Brewing Company – Gaithersburg
Reveille Coffee Stout – A stout (ABV 7.5%) that is rich, strong with coffee, and has a smooth dark chocolate finish.
Grubby Thicket- A Brown Ale (5.1%ABV) that’s super easy to drink. This ale is brewed with honey malt to generate a hint of sweetness to compliment perfectly the earthy hop profile and nutty aroma. Available in 16oz cans.
What’s your favorite fall beverage?