Brewed for October: The Best New and Seasonal Beer Releases

The winter edition of Sun King's Fistful of Hops series hits shelves this October.

It may seem like fall's just begun, but seasonal beers are already headed toward winter. Of course, those aren't the only ales and lagers we're excited about right now. October’s list includes brand new releases, recurring favorites, and a healthy dash of award-winning breweries from this year’s Great American Beer Festival, which just finished in Denver. Here are 32 beers we're looking forward to drinking this October.

Aardwolf Brewing
Ermah Gourd
Pumpkin Ale

Adelbert’s Beer
Whimsical Series Wild Pale
American Wild Ale

Arcadia Ales
Jaw-Jacker
Pumpkin Ale

Ballast Point Brewing Company
Dead Ringer
Oktoberfest Lager

Bell's Brewery
Cherry Stout
American Stout

Bootstrap Brewing
Oktoberfestbier
Oktoberfest Lager

Boxing Bear Brewing
Chocolate Milk Stout
Milk Stout

Boulevard Brewing Company
Rye-on-Rye
Specialty Grain Beer

Cigar City Brewing
Jose
American Porter

Deschutes Brewery
Jubelale
Winter Ale

Duck Rabbit Craft Brewery
Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
Scotch Ale

Exile Brewing Company
Grapefruit Sting IPA
American IPA

FullSteam Brewery
First Frost
Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Green Flash Brewing
Green Bullet
Imperial IPA

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Farmhouse Pumpkin
Pumpkin Ale

Lander Brewing
Sparrow Chases Eagle
Berliner Weisse

Lazy Magnolia Brewing
Me and the Dev-Ale
American Strong Ale

Lucky Envelope Brewing
Fresh Hop Citra
American Pale Ale

Mankato Brewery
Leaf Raker
English Brown Ale

Odell Brewing
Isolation Ale
Winter Ale

Resurgence Brewing
Vanilla Cappuccino Pumpkin Ale
Pumpkin Ale

River’s Edge Brewing
The Mysterious Rye-der
Belgian Saison

Red Eye Brewing
Juicy Cobra
India Red Ale

Rhinegeist Brewing
Pure Fury Pale Ale
American Pale Ale

Rockaway Brewing
Rocktoberfest
Oktoberfest Lager 

Ska Brewing Company
Autumnal Mole Stout
American Stout 

Smuttynose Brewing 
Smuttlabs Chestnut Saison
Belgian Saison

Stone Brewing
08.08.08 Vertical Epic Ale
Belgian IPA

Sun King Brewery
Fistful of Hops (Winter)
American IPA

Surly Brewing
Darkness
Imperial Stout

Titletown Brewing Company
Boathouse Pilsner
Czech Pilsner

Zero Gravity Beer
Smokey the Beer
Smoked Beer