While many people think of pumpkin spice lattes or apple cider as the most popular drink of fall, the most popular amongst Americans is actually a drink that has a bit more history – pumpkin beer! Americans have been drinking pumpkin beer since the 1700s!
It should come as no surprise that many bars and brewery in Long Island serve this popular drink every fall, but there are a few favorites that Long Islanders keep coming back to. Below is a list of the most popular Pumpkin Ales sold in Long Island, and where you can get them! Most are just a short drive away from your Alston apartment.
Sugar Skull Pumpkin Ale – It’s gained a bit of a cult following here on Long Island, so this may not be the first time you’ve heard about the pumpkin ale at Jamesport Farm Brewery, less than 40 minutes from your Alston apartment. Now in its fourth year, this “rich and smokey brew will warm your heart with seasonal flavors and a kick of whiskey.”
Mother Pumpkin Ale – Located in Patchogue, around 10 minutes from your Alston apartment, this seasonal beer is from none other than Blue point Brewery, the place that helped launch Long Island’s craft beer scene. Their golden orange-colored Pumpkin Ale boasts all the flavors of fall: cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice. It’s the perfect choice for a fall afternoon on the Island if you don’t want to go too far from home!
Looking for more choices for some Long Island pumpkin beer? Try some of the suggestions on this list!