Pumpkin Ales Already? Elysian Gets Ready to Release Night Owl
Elysian is already brewing those delicious pumpkin beers I have come to love and cherish. I so look forward to the Great Pumpkin Fest as a non-pregnant person. In anticipation, August 15th marks the release of Night Owl.
An excerpt from their press release:
It may feel like summer, but to the folks at Elysian Brewing the warm weather that’s finally arrived in Seattle is a reminder that pumpkin season is on its way. In fact, it won’t be long before the Night Owl Pumpkin Ale hits local shelves–release is scheduled for August 15.
Night Owl has become a Northwest fall classic, brewed with seven and a half pounds of pumpkin per barrel added at all three phases of brewing (mash, kettle and fermenter). It’s also spiced in conditioning, with ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice.
Down to the hooting details: Night Owl is an easy-drinking pumpkin ale made with Pale, Munich and Crystal malts, green and roasted pumpkin seeds, and pumpkin in the mash, boil and fermenter. It is bittered with Magnum hops and spiced in conditioning with nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, ginger and allspice. 5.9% ABV, 18 IBU.
Available in Draft and 22oz bottles.
That description is making my mouth water. Ginger, pumpkin, cinnamon…..yum. I am going to have to grab a bottle to curb my desires until the true pumpkin beer season decends upon us.