All year long craft beverage producers are creating products, but there is something special about the Fall. The trees start the change color, the air starts to cool, and seasonal flavors start to appear in the tasting rooms. The Craft Your Adventure Trail has a wide variety of choices of craft brews, ciders, and spirits featuring Fall flavorings.
Not only do the handcrafted ciders at Cider Creek Hard Cider give you the feeling of Fall, but the whole ambiance of the cabin like tasting room in the woods complete the perfect picture. Try their timeless Cider Creek Premium Farmhouse Cider, or favorites Cran Mango and Loganberry.
Pumpkin brews are plentiful on the trail, each offering their own unique spin on a Fall classic.
Finger Lakes Beer Company offers a Indian Summer Ale, a Pumpkin Spiced Ale brewed with all your favorite fall spices. Keuka Brewing Company and Upstate Brewing Company also offer their Pumpkin Cream Ales during the season of pumpkin. Grist Iron Brewing Company puts a spooky spin on their Headless Hessian Pumpkin Ale. For the seasonal classic Oktoberfest there are a variety of options on the beverage trail. Steuben Brewing Company, Horseheads Brewing, and The Brewery of Broken Dreams all release their own take on the brew.
Not all craft beers are all about the pumpkin though. Diversion Brewing Company brews up Gourd Yam-It, a combination of pumpkin and yam brewed with additional spices. Also, try their Red or Alive, Oktoberfest, and Appley Married made with apples from a local orchard.
Distillers on the Craft Your Adventure beverage trail don’t miss the chance to get in on the seasonal offerings. Four Fights Distilling crafts Emperial Apple Pie and Emperial Cinnamoon, delicious in Fall cocktails.