HELLO, October! Celebrate everything to love about fall in Lake Norman by indulging in all of the staples. Annual events, family outings to the pumpkin patch, foliage photos, pumpkin everything, and of course, BEER. Check out this list of a few can’t-miss brews that’ll have you ‘falling’ in love with LKN beer each year.
10620 Bailey Rd #E, Cornelius
Raspberry Sweet Tart Berliner - ABV: 6.5%
This brew is a lovely refreshing, easy, drinking sour with a slight raspberry candy finish.
Apple Pie Vienna - ABV: 5.5%
This classic Vienna Lager base is brewed with Apple Pie spices and has a great Apple Pie aroma with a caramel finish.
11138 Treynorth Dr, Cornelius
Head of the Horseman - ABV: 10%
This seasonal brew combines pumpkin with a captivating cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and cardamom blend. A balanced symphony of flavors evokes the essence of fall in every sip. It's ideal for cozy gatherings, crispy evenings, and a delightful homage to the harvest spirit.
German Chocolate Cake Imperial Pastry Stout - ABV: 8%
This award-winning brew, recognized at the 2023 World Beer Cup, is a true masterpiece of flavor and craftsmanship. It tantalizes the taste buds with layers of rich chocolate, toasted pecans, and velvety coconut. With each sip, you're transported to the indulgent world of a classic dessert, where the harmonious blend of ingredients creates a symphony of delight.
Swell Rider Session Ale - ABV: 5.1%
A refreshing tangerine session ale that embodies the carefree spirit of summer and Fall. With its bright and zesty tangerine notes, this beer delivers a burst of citrusy goodness in every sip. Its refreshing flavor transports you to easy days ahead and good times, making it a must-have for those seeking a taste of the tropics in a can.
10228 Bailey Rd #201, Cornelius
Festbier German Lager - ABV: 6.1%
This seasonal German lager is brewed with exceptional drinkability in mind. With the perfect balance of toasted malts and hops and an immaculate finish, this beer is best to enjoy around the fire with friends.
Sweet Mama Yama Spiced Ale - ABV: 6.4%
A full-bodied ale brewed with freshly roasted sweet potatoes and all the spices you've come to expect. Wonderful complexity, showcased by sweet caramel and cinnamon, is perfectly balanced, allowing the sweet potato to shine. Each sip of this hearty ale is sure to remind you of your favorite holiday dish!
19700-D One Norman Blvd, Cornelius
Oktoberfest - ABV: 5.5%
This Marzen-style beer is light brown with a slight orange/reddish hue. It has a charming, lightly toasted bready malt character that is complimented with a subtle noble hop-type character of Zuper Saazer hops.
Squanto's Spiced Pumpkin Ale - ABV: 5.3%
Infusing pure pumpkin puree as well as the traditional spices of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice into the mash births this autumn favorite is pumpkin pie in a glass. Medium-bodied with a nice orange/amber pumpkin color, this ale will surely delight your fall palate!
14220 Oakhill Park Ln, Huntersville
Gourd Luck Charm - ABV: 7%
Flavors of pumpkin spice on a backbone of roasted pumpkin with a bit of sweetness. Some spices include cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, pumpkin spice, vanilla and ginger. This drink will be released on Friday, September 1st.
Neoteric Brewing will release their Oktoberfest Marzen Lager on Friday, October 8. More details to come!
16432 Old Statesville Rd, Huntersville
Pumpalicious Pumpkin Ale - ABV: 6.5%
Pumpkin and spices like clove and nutmeg usher in a taste of autumn in this malty ale. This beer is always a favorite of the fall season.
Primalfest Märzen - ABV: 5.7%
A traditional full-bodied lager with rich malt character, backed by Noble hops that blend together for a bready flavor and a sweet finish. This beer is the perfect way to transition into fall.
Why not start the fall season with a brew and get in the spirit with these delicious seasonal ales and stouts? Be sure to tag @visitlakenorman in all your fall brewery outings!