Made In Mass. Fall Seasonal Beers

From traditional Oktoberfest beers to pumpkin ales, Made-in-Massachusetts autumn seasonal brews are out on store shelves.  Here are some to keep an eye out for.
Massachusetts Autumn Seasonal Brews
(Photo credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
From traditional Oktoberfest beers to pumpkin ales, Made-in-Massachusetts autumn seasonal brews are out on store shelves. Here are some to keep an eye out for.
Wachusett makes a relatively simple, traditional Octoberfest. It's a great place to start. (A.B.V. 5.2%)
Wachusett Octoberfest
(Photo Credit: Wachusett Brewing/Westminster)
Wachusett makes a relatively simple, traditional Octoberfest. It's a great place to start. (A.B.V. 5.2%)
Cisco Brewers: Pumple Drumkin - ABV 6.9%.
Nantucket
10 Pumpkin Beers Made In Massachusetts
(Photo Credit: Cisco Brewers/Nantucket)
Cisco Brewers: Pumple Drumkin - ABV 6.9%. Nantucket
Cape Ann Brewing: Fisherman's Pumpkin Stout - ABV 7.0%
Gloucester
(They also make a stronger imperial pumpkin stout at 11% ABV)
10 Pumpkin Beers Made In Massachusetts
(Photo Credit: Cape Ann Brewing/Gloucester)
Cape Ann Brewing: Fisherman's Pumpkin Stout - ABV 7.0% Gloucester (They also make a stronger imperial pumpkin stout at 11% ABV)
In the two decades it's been brewing this style, Harpooon has mastered the art of a traditional Octoberfest beer.  (ABV 5.5%)
Harpoon Octoberfest
(Photo Credit: Harpoon Brewing/Boston; Burlington, VT)
In the two decades it's been brewing this style, Harpooon has mastered the art of a traditional Octoberfest beer. (ABV 5.5%)
Harpoon Brewing: UFO Pumpkin - 5.9% ABV.
Boston
(Unfiltered pumpkin ale)
10 Pumpkin Beers Made In Massachusetts
(Photo Credit: Harpoon)
Harpoon Brewing: UFO Pumpkin - 5.9% ABV. Boston (Unfiltered pumpkin ale)
Mayflower's dark wheat beer combines the fruity aroma and bready character of traditional wheat beers with the malty richness of dark ales for a medium-bodied beer that is just right for the crisp days of autumn. (5.8% ABV)
Mayflower Autumn Ale
(Photo Credit: Mayflower Brewing/Plymouth)
Mayflower's dark wheat beer combines the fruity aroma and bready character of traditional wheat beers with the malty richness of dark ales for a medium-bodied beer that is just right for the crisp days of autumn. (5.8% ABV)
Their traditional Marzen-style lager happens to be a favorite of ours. (ABV 6.8%)
Berkshire Oktoberfest Lager
(Photo Credit: Berkshire Brewing/West Deerfield)
Their traditional Marzen-style lager happens to be a favorite of ours. (ABV 6.8%)
Cambridge Brewing Company: CBC Great Pumpkin Ale  - ABV 4.4%.
Cambridge
10 Pumpkin Beers Made In Massachusetts
(Photo Credit: Cambridge Brewing/Cambridge)
Cambridge Brewing Company: CBC Great Pumpkin Ale - ABV 4.4%. Cambridge
Pretty Things is one of those breweries that has all the beer aficionados talking, and for good reason.  Their fall offering is an export stout (7.0%)
Pretty Things Babayaga
(Photo Credit: Pretty Things Ale Project/Somerville)
Pretty Things is one of those breweries that has all the beer aficionados talking, and for good reason. Their fall offering is an export stout (7.0%)
Technically, they are just outside of Mass. in Portsmouth, NH.  But Smutty was founded by the folks at the Northampton Brewery. (ABV 5.6%)
Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale
(Northampton Brewery/Northampton) (Photo Credit:Smuttynose Brewing/Portsmouth, NH)
Technically, they are just outside of Mass. in Portsmouth, NH. But Smutty was founded by the folks at the Northampton Brewery. (ABV 5.6%)
Sam Adams tweaked their Harvest Collection this year.  Their 12-pack contains Boston Lager, Octoberfest, Hazel Brown, Latitude 48 IPA, Dunkelweisen and Harvest Pumpkin Ale. It's only around until the end of October.
Samuel Adams Harvest Collection
(Photo Credit: Samuel Adams/Facebook)
Sam Adams tweaked their Harvest Collection this year. Their 12-pack contains Boston Lager, Octoberfest, Hazel Brown, Latitude 48 IPA, Dunkelweisen and Harvest Pumpkin Ale. It's only around until the end of October.
This North Shore brewery is celebrating 20 years in the biz.  Their Harvest Ale is heavy on the hops, good balance.  (ABV: 6.9%)
Ipswich Harvest Ale
(Photo Credit: Ipswich Ale Brewery)
This North Shore brewery is celebrating 20 years in the biz. Their Harvest Ale is heavy on the hops, good balance. (ABV: 6.9%)
Blue Hills Brewery puts out a spicy pumpkin-flavored lager Stingy Jack Pumpkin Lager, and traditional German-style lager Okto Brau! Both are available in bombers, growlers, and kegs.
Blue Hills Brewery
(Photo Credit: Blue Hills Brewery/Facebook)
Blue Hills Brewery puts out a spicy pumpkin-flavored lager Stingy Jack Pumpkin Lager, and traditional German-style lager Okto Brau! Both are available in bombers, growlers, and kegs.
What's your favorite Mass. Autumn Seasonal? Let us know in the comments section below.
Massachusetts Autumn Seasonal Brews
(Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
What's your favorite Mass. Autumn Seasonal? Let us know in the comments section below.

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