Posted August 29, 2013 by Crafted Pours in Blog Posts

September 2013 Craft Beer Releases

oktoberfest all grain
oktoberfest all grain

September is a great month for craft beer fans. As cooler Fall weather starts to arrive, the floodgates open for seasonal craft beer releases. Oktoberfests, Fresh & Wet-Hopped Beers, and Pumpkin Ales are abundantly available, along with several other special release beer styles.

September Oktoberfest releases:

Boulevard Bob’s 47 Oktoberfest (5.8%, 27 IBUs) | German-Style Oktoberfest. | Kansas City, MO 


Karbach Karbachtoberfest (5.5%, 25 IBUs) | German-Style Oktoberfest brewed with Munich & Vienna malts. Hopped with German Hallertau and Tettnang hops. | Houston, TX 


KelSo Kellerfest (6%, 34 IBUs) | German-Style Oktoberfest brewed with Pilsner, Munich, and Vienna malts. | Brooklyn, NY 


Left Hand Oktoberfest (6.6%, 24 IBUs) | German-Style Oktoberfest brewed with Pilsner & Munich malts. Hopped with German Magnum and Spalter hops. Widely available. | Longmont, CO 


Rahr Oktoberfest (7.5%, 24 IBUs) | Traditional German-Style Oktoberfest. | Fort Worth, TX 


Three Floyds Munster Fest (6%, 30 IBUs) | A traditional German-Style Oktoberfest | Munster Indiana 


View more than 25 other Oktoberfests releasing in or around September


Fresh & Wet-Hopped Beer Releases:

Almanac Fresh Hop IPAs (7.5%) | Three Single-Hopp Fresh Hop IPAs (Cascade, Chinook, and Cluster) | San Francisco, CA 


Anderson Valley Mendo Mello (5.5%, 50 IBUs) | Wet-Hopped American Pale Ale brewed with estate hops. | Boonville, CA 


Fremont Brewing Cowiche Canyon Fresh Hop (6%) | Fresh-Hopped American Pale Ale brewed with Citra & Simcoe hops. | Seattle, WA 


Jack’s Abby Mom & Pop’s Wet Hop Lager (5.2%) | Pale lager brewed with freshly harvested wet hops. | Framingham, MA 


Laughing Dog Fresh Hop Pale Ale (5.6%, 34 IBUs) | Fresh-Hopped American Pale Ale. | Ponderay, ID 


View all Fall Seasonal Fresh & Wet-Hop beer releases.


Pumpkin Ale releases:

Cambridge Brewing Great Pumpkin Ale (4.4%) | Spiced Pumpkin Ale | Cambridge, MA 


Dogfish Head Punkin Ale (5.9%, 28 IBUs) | Spiced Pumpkin Ale brewed with pumpkin, brown sugar, and autumn spices. Widely available. | Milton, DE 


Heavy Seas Great’ER Pumpkin (8.5%) | Bourbon Barrel-Aged Spiced Pumpkin Ale. | Halethorpe, MD 


Midnight Sun T.R.E.A.T. Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter (7.8%, 30 IBUs) | Brewed with pumpkin, cacao nibs, and spices. | Anchorage, AK 


Trinity Brewing Emma’s Pumpkin Saison (9.5%) | Strong farmhouse-style spiced pumpkin ale. | Colorado Springs, CO 


Upslope Pumpkin Ale (7.7%, 25 IBUs) | Spiced Pumpkin Ale brewed with baby organic pumpkins and spices. | Boulder, CO


View more than 70 Pumpkin Ales available between August and November. 


Other September Beer Releases:

Avery Dugana (8.5%) | Double IPA brewed with Chinook, Centennial, and Columbus hops. Widely available. | Boulder, CO 


Cigar City Minaret ESB – Nitro Pour (5%, 47 IBUs) | Available throughout Florida. | Tampa, FL 


Dark Horse Scotty Karate (9.8%) | Strong Scotch Ale. | Marshall, MI 


Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin (8.5%, 33 IBUs) | Bourbon Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Stout releases mid-September. | Paso Robles, CA 


Foothills Bourbon Barrel Sexual Chocolate (9.8%) | Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Chocolate Stout releases on September 7th | Winston-Salem, NC 


Fort Collins Doppelbock (7.8%, 34 IBUs) | Clean & Malty. Cold-aged for 6 months. | Fort Collins, CO 


Fremont Brewing Harvest Ale (6.5%) | French-Style Farmhouse Saison. | Seattle, WA 


Great Lakes Nosferatu (8%, 70 IBUs) | Imperial Red Ale brewed with Simcoe and Cascade hops. | Cleveland, OH 


Green Flash Green Bullet (10.1%, 100 IBUs) | Big Imperial IPA brewed with New Zealand hops. Widely available. | San Diego, CA 


Ithaca Cold Front (7.2%) | Belgian-Style Amber Ale brewed with wheat and kiln coffee malt. | Ithaca, NY 


Ninkasi Oktoberfest (5.1%, 50 IBUs) | Dortmunder-Style Golden Lager. | Eugene, OR 


Surly Brewing SurlyFest (6%, 34 IBUs) | Crisp Rye Lager brewed with 3 types of Rye Malts. | Brooklyn Center, MN