Do You Have Pumpkin Ale Fever?

by | 11/29/2022

The days are getting shorter, the air is brisk, and the leaves are just beginning to change. Pumpkin Ale season has begun!


On Monday September 26th, 2011 we will be releasing our limited-edition Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale bottled reserve at ALL Iron Hill Brewery locations!

This seasonal ale is full-bodied with distinctive Fall flavors from the use of molasses, Belgian candi sugar, roasted pumpkins and traditional pie spices. The Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale lives up to it’s name with 9% ABV. This bottled reserve joins the Jeff Schaller Artistic Collection with a label created by the artist and inspired by the classic Peanuts comic strip. Grab a bottle of this seasonal favorite before their gone!

Are you a lover of all beers pumpkin?

Our Pumpkin Ale, as well as some of his pumpkin beer relatives, will be available on draft at all IHB locations by October. Here’s a list of release dates & events by location:

Newark: Pumpkin Ale, Oct. 1st

West Chester: Pumpkin Ale, Oct. 7th; Ichabod, October 14th

Gathering of the Gourds!
Join us in West Chester on October 29th for 5 pumpkin ale variations from Iron Hill and 3 guest pumpkin-inspired beers from Elysian Brewing Co. & Cambridge Brewing Co. We will be tapping a pumpkin full of beer at 2pm!

Media: Pumpkin Ale, Oct. 25th

Pumpkin Ale Release Party!
The Brewers will be tapping a freshly carved pumpkin filled with Pumpkin Ale at 7pm on 10/25.  Mug Club members: Refer-a-friend to join our loyalty program and earn 100 bonus points!

Wilmington: Pumpkin Ale, Oct. 1st

North Wales: Pumpkin Ale, Oct. 1st

Pumpkin Beer MONTH!
Yep, that’s right, we’re celebrating the delicious pumpkin all month long in North Wales with events & special releases every Friday in October. Click the link above for a more detailed run down from Brewer, Vince DesRosier.

Oct. 7th: First Friday – Cask Conditioned Pumpkin Ale. We’re kicking-off pumpkin month with the tapping of our cask-conditioned pumpkin ale.

Oct. 14th
: Firkin Friday – Cask Conditioned Pumpkin Ale fermented with Honeycombs. On Tap: A special cask-conditioned edition of our pumpkin ale fermented with honeycombs!

Oct. 21st:
Pumpkin Cask Challenge: Bob Barrar (IHB Media) vs. Vince Desrosiers (IHB NW) for the title of Pumpkin King! Head Brewer Bob’s Belgian Rye IPA blended with Pumpkin Spices VS. Vince’s Pumpkin Ale – who will be the reigning Pumpkin King? You decide!

Oct. 28th:
The Tapping of the Pumpkin: 7 different Pumpkin Ales on tap! Saving the best for last. We will have 4 IH Pumpkin Ales (2 from NW) and 3 from outside breweries. The 2 pumpkin ales brewed by Vince will be in large pumpkins, which will be tapped on site. Costume contest judging at 8pm with prizes for the top 3 costumes. Mug Club members: Refer-a-friend to join our loyalty program and earn 100 bonus points!

Pumpkin Ale BACK ON, Oct. 19th

Pumpkin Ale & Great Imperial Pumpkin Stout, Oct. 20th

Great Pumpkin Harvest Party!
Join Brewers Kevin & Chad in Lancaster on the 20th to experience a variety of delicious pumpkin ales. Bobbing for apples and bean-bag toss on the patio. Mug Club Member Perks: Complimentary candied apples & pumpkin carving!

Maple Shade: Pumpkin Ale & Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Oct. 1st