Written by Kara Yorio for northjersey.com
America: Baseball, apple pie and pumpkin ale.
It’s time for the seasonal brew that is a distinctly American style, a domestic craft beer that, for some, says fall as much as colorful foliage or hay rides and corn mazes.
“It just ties into the whole harvest, fall, Oktoberfest time of the year,” says Hugh Cohen, general manager of The Office in Ridgewood, which has three pumpkin flavors on tap. “It’s a great flavor profile for a beer. A lot of people who normally wouldn’t drink beer will taste this.”
What’s on tap?
Area bars are serving pumpkin ales alongside Oktoberfest beers. Here is what some have on tap (note: beers on tap can change day-to-day so call ahead if looking for something specific):
THE OFFICE BEAR BAR AND GRILL
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