Elysian Pumpkin Beer Festivals Announced

All throughout the Seattle area, Elysian Brewing will be doing more to promote pumpkin beer than any other brewery in history, or as they put it, “where [they] boldly go where no other brewery has gone before.” At the 2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival, they will have ten pumpkin beers available at each of their three locations, some of which sound positively spooky.


From Elysian:

  • Night Owl Pumpkin Ale
  • The Great Pumpkin Imperial Ale
  • Dark o’ the Moon Pumpkin Stout
  • Purple Pumpkineater Lavender Saison
  • Kürbitinus-Pumpkindunkelhefeweizenbock
  • Portergeist-Smoked porter with pumpkin
  • Steamy Hollow California Common Pumpkin Beer

Guest Beers:

  • Dogfish Head Punkin
  • Rock Bottom Seattle Punk’in (Cap. Hill & Fields only)
  • Big Time Hop Goblin
  • Snoqualmie Extra Special Butternut (Elysian-Cap. Hill only)

Here are the details for each event:

Elysian: Capitol Hill
1221 E Pike 206-860-1920
Saturday, October 21st, 12 noon – 10pm

Elysian Fields
542 1st Ave S 206-382-4498
Saturday, October 28th, 12 noon – 10 pm

Elysian: TangleTown
2106 N 55th 206-547-5929
Monday, October 23rd through Friday, October 27th

Here is more information from the press release:

Sampler Trays, Pumpkin Carving and (drum roll please), the tapping of the pumpkin conditioned pumpkin beer (at 4pm).

Once again we have filled pumpkins with beer (this year it is the Portergeist) to go through a secondary fermentation in the pumpkin. We will tap the pumpkins with traditional English cask taps at 4pm on Saturday Oct 21st & Saturday Oct 28th

Pumpkin Carving starting at Noon.
Pumpkins will be available on a first come/first serve basis. There will be awards for the best pumpkin carving.

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