Grand Canyon Brewing Company Releases Pumpkin Porter

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Fall just can’t get here fast enough for the Grand Canyon Brewing Company where head brewer, Drew Carricato has been working hard to perfect his fall seasonal.  Brewing with pumpkin pie in one hand and a can of whipped cream in the other, Carricato has captured all of the delicious and spicy flavors of fall in this year’s Pumpkin Springs Porter.

Named after the Grand Canyon phenomena, Pumpkin Springs Porter is an ale brewed with pumpkin, squash, sweet potatoes and spices. This porter is dark and smooth with a warm finish and pairs perfectly with the flavors of fall.

Pumpkin Springs is a huge pumpkin shaped pond along the Colorado River, overflowing with merky hot springs water stained orange from trace minerals and arsenic. The Grand Canyon Brewing Company recommends getting your pumpkin fix in a bottle of Pumpkin Springs Porter, the hot springs are for viewing only.

Pumpkin Springs Porter Quick Facts

Style:   Porter

Yeast:   1318

Malt:   SRM39

Hops: Fuggle

OG:     16

ABV:   5.8%

IBU:      32

Availability: Kegs and 22 oz bomber bottles, August 16

Join the Grand Canyon Brewing Company staff at World of Beer Tempe on Saturday, August 17th at 2 p.m. for the official tapping party. World of Beer Tempe is located at 526 S Mill Ave at the corner of 6th Street and Mill Ave.

The Grand Canyon Brewing Company’s 22 oz Pumpkin Springs Porter bomber bottles will retail for $5.99-$8.99 each depending on location. Be sure to visit your local Whole Foods Market or BevMo today to pick some up.

About The Grand Canyon Brewing Company

The Grand Canyon Brewing Company is located in historic downtown Williams, AZ at 233 W. Route 66. This family owned and operated microbrewery produces a dozen different specialty craft brews each year. They recently began production on a new 22 oz Bomber bottle featuring their revolutionary new Flavor Bomb beer flavoring widget.

The Grand Canyon Brewing Company made history in March, 2013 as the first craft brewery to expand into the Nevada market. With sights set on eventually expanding into Southern California, New Mexico and Colorado, the Grand Canyon Brewing Company has taken a huge leap representing the notoriety of the Grand Canyon State through this market expansion.

While in the Williams, AZ area, patrons can enjoy Grand Canyon Brewing’s hand-crafted beer at the Cruisers Route 66 Café located next door to the brewery. Cruisers has all of the GCB beers on tap including Sunset Amber Ale, Horseshoe Bend Pale Ale, American Pilsner, Black Iron IPA, WhiteWater Wheat and more.