Seasonal beers

Seasonal Beers, A Primer

Arlene Nunez, owner of By the Bottle, shows off a selection of fall beers at her store. Pumpkin ales, fresh hop and oktoberfest beers are all brewed with autumn flavors in mind. (Photo by Troy Wayrynen of The Columbian)

Arlene Nunez, owner of By the Bottle, shows off a selection of fall beers at her store. Pumpkin ales, fresh hop and oktoberfest beers are all brewed with autumn flavors in mind. (Photo by Troy Wayrynen of The Columbian)

Here’s a series we did in 2011-2012 about beers for various seasons:

Nov. 5, 2011 (Fall beers): Tap into fall beers

Dec. 17, 2011 (Winter beers): Winter’s dark seasonal beers great for warming up Northwest nights

May 6, 2012 (Spring beers): Seasonal beers feature lighter, zestier flavors and creative offerings

Aug. 4, 2012: (Summer beers): Beermakers offer light, fruity, warm-weather brews