It’s pumpkin season and I could not be more excited! I’m really excited to share right out of Seattle….Elysian Brewing’s Dark O the Moon (and I can’t believe I’ve never had their beer before! I need to get on their press list immediately!)
Dark O the Moon pours dark as night (hence the name) with perfect creamy tan head. A little smokiness on the nose with cinnamon like crazy across the palate and from start to finish, with subtle pumpkin and spices for an overall nice and creamy mouth. The finish is moderately bitter, with notes of coffee and semi-sweet chocolate. I don’t even need to go trick or treating this year – but you know I will!
This pumpkin stout is 6.5% ABV with 20 IBUs and brewered with real pumpkin in the mash, kettle and fermenter. If you can get your hands on some, I highly recommend it!