It's September and so it doesn't feel TOO early to share some events specifically about pumpkin beer.
Vintage Estate Wine and Beer, the store you wished were in Pennsylvania instead of just over the border in Boardman, Ohio, is inviting you to help rate the best pumpkin beers of the year.
Just sign up, for $25, to attend the annual Blind Pumpkin Beer Taste that was announced today. It's from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5.
Participants each will taste the same beer in the same sequence -- more than a dozen in all -- and rate them on rating sheets.
Then after crunching the numbers, VE will announce the "Taster's Choice overrall pumpkin beer of the season."
For more information and to register, go here.
The following Saturday, Oct. 11, Hough's in Greenfield holds its third-annual Drunkin' Punkin' festival featuring more than two dozen pumpkin brews. Tickets, which also just went on sale on this first day of September, are $50 and include 10-ounce samples, snacks and you also get a voucher good for a 32-ounce can of the pumpkin beer of your choice.
Check it out here.
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