11 Pumpkin Beer Events You Don't Want to Miss at Iron Hill in 2015

If you can’t get enough of the season’s favorite squash, you’re in luck: we’ve got two months of multi-tap events lined up at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant.

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Sure, our official Pumpkin Ale release hits all 11 of our restaurants on Friday, September 11, but that’s just the start of a pumpkin patch’s worth of limited-time beers, special menus of fall flavors and pumpkin-inspired dishes and King of the Hill (KOTH) Rewards Club member specials. Your trick-or-treat bag will never look better than when it’s stuffed full of Pumpkin Ale in cans—available only at our restaurants.

Whip out your calendar and plan to be at your favorite Iron Hill, or bust out of your routine and hit several (we’d recommend swinging by all these events for the best variety). Remember to bring your growlers so you can tote our liquid goodness home.

Maple Shade: Welcome, Great Pumpkin—September 12, 1–5 p.m.

Kick back to live music from the Cartoon Christmas Trio from 1–3 p.m. and sip on Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale: it’ll be on tap and on sale in 750ml bottles.

On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Cinderella’s Carriage, Bourbon Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Bourbon Russian, Coffee Pumpkin Stout, Punkdotter, Biere De Gourde and Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale.

KOTH Exclusive: complimentary housemade pumpkin fudge.

Wilmington: Out of Our Gourds—September 12, 1–5 p.m.

Got a competitive spirit? Best be a KOTH Rewards Club member or join today for our member-exclusive tourney (hint: there are always great prizes).

On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Belgian Pumpkin Ale, Black & Pumpkin, Pumpkin Weiss, Charlie Pumpkin Brown, Blanche De Pumpkin, Vanilla Pumpkin Ale and Coffee Pumpkin Porter.

KOTH Exclusive: Beer and Bocce Tournament with staff and local brewers.

Chestnut Hill: Packin' Pumpkin—September 12, noon–4 p.m.

Two lip-smacking KOTH exclusives at this multi-tap—did we mention you should join?

On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Cinderella’s Carriage, Ichabod Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Coffee Stout, Southern Tier Pumking and Dogfish Head Punkin’.

KOTH Exclusive: Anderson Valley Pinchy Jeek on tap, plus a complimentary 4 oz. surprise taster added to a sampler.

Ardmore: Pumpkin Pint Night—September 19, 1 p.m. onward

You won’t want to miss the six beers on tap at our gourd-centric event that ends … whenever.

On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Berliner Weisse, Cinderella’s Carriage, Bruce Camp-Ale, Ichabod Imperial Pumpkin Ale and Imperial Pumpkin Ale.

KOTH Exclusive: complimentary housemade white chocolate pumpkin truffle.

Phoenixville: Welcome to Pumpkinville—September 19, 1–5 p.m.

We’re renaming Phoenixville “Pumpkinville” today because six great growler-fillers are coming to town.

On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Cinderella’s Carriage, Ichabod Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Coffee Stout, Cask Conditioned Honey-Vanilla Pumpkin Ale and Pumpkin Weisse.

KOTH Exclusive: free commemorative pint glass for the first 40 members who order the sampler.

Media: Brew House of Horrors—October 3, 1–5 p.m.

Love a little fear and some pumpkin beer? We’ve got you covered with eight spine-tingling beers on tap, special hourly pourings and Simpsons-inspired fare—d’oh!

On Tap: Ichabod Imperial Belgian Pumpkin Ale, Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Charlie Pumpkin Brown Ale, Gourdzilla IPA, Punktoberfest, Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Weisse and Pie & Coffee. Plus two giant jeroboam bottle pourings of Ichabod at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and a pumpkin firkin tapping at 3 p.m.

KOTH Exclusive: complimentary pumpkin pie small bite.

West Chester: Gathering of Gourds—Oct. 10, 1 p.m. until the beer runs out (or we close)

Celebrate cucurbita pepo (a.k.a., pumpkin) in a big way with 16—count ‘em, 16—pumpkin beers. Our annual event is the big daddy of multi-taps; come see why.

On Tap: Munich Punkel, Gourdzilla, Weyerbacher Brewing Company Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Evil Genius Brewing Company Trick or Treat, Dock Street Brewing Company English Pumpkin Stout, 2SP Brewing Company Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Elysian Brewing Company Night Owl and Dark O The Moon, plus eight more!

KOTH Exclusive: a mini Pumpkin Turnover.

Voorhees: Out of the Gourdinary—Oct. 16, 1–4 p.m.

Honor the greatest of gourds with eight Halloweenie beers.

On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Ichabod Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Coffee Stout, Charlie Pumpkin Brown, Pumpkin Weiss, Great Pumpkin Stout, Smoke-O-Lantern and Bourbon Imperial Pumpkin Ale.

KOTH Exclusive: Super Secret beer; you have to come to find out!

Newark: Hallowed Pumpkin Hill—Oct. 10, 1 p.m. onward

A day of sampling pumpkin beers of all shapes and sizes highlighted by the tapping of the Great Pumpkin and our third annual pumpkin pie eating contest.

On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Ichabod Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Coffee Stout, Smoke-O-Lantern, Bourbon Imperial Pumpkin Ale and Great Pumpkin Stout.

KOTH Exclusive: hourly Pumpkin Ale drawings.

North Wales: Tapping of the Great Pumpkin—Oct. 17, 1 p.m.

Our annual celebration of autumn featuring six pumpkin favorites. Stop on by before, during and after the Tapping of the Great Pumpkin 5K and Festival.

On Tap: Pumpkin Ale, Pumpkin Coffee Stout, Cinderella’s Carriage, Blanche de Pumpkin, Ichabod Imperial Pumpkin Ale and Tam O’Shanter.

KOTH Exclusive: small bite pumpkin cheesecake.

Lancaster: No Tricks, Just Treats—October 31, noon–3 p.m.

It’s the most costumey time of the year and we’re partying with six pumpkin beers plus a family-friendly event. We’ll have treats for kids of all ages, a kids’ costume contest and a face-painter from 1–3 p.m.

On Tap: Pumpkin Berliner Weisse, Pumpkin Coffee Stout, Cinderella’s Carriage, Punktoberfest, PunkRauch and Punkwit.

KOTH Exclusive: members may belly up at 11 a.m. and get some love from our head brewer, who’ll be pouring a few jeroboams of special reserve beers.

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So let’s break it down for you:

  • 11 great pumpkiny events across all our locations.

  • Pumpkin Ale is available on tap and in cans.

  • Seasonal dishes will delight and vary by restaurant.

  • KOTH members are spoiled with exclusives.

  • Growlers are welcomed and encouraged: you’ll be the hero at fall parties and holiday gatherings.

Stay in the loop as events continue to unfold by scoping our events page—frequently. You don’t want to miss a minute of fall fun with your friends at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant.

With 11 locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, there’s an Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant near you. We specialize in handcrafted beers and fresh, from-scratch New American cuisine. Monthly releases vary by location, so scout out our beers on tap and visit us soon.

Nina Malone

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