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Six Seasonal Beers to Celebrate Fall in Miami

Drink in the fall season with local craft beers.
Grab a seasonal beer and embrace sweater weather.
Grab a seasonal beer and embrace sweater weather. Courtesy of Funky Buddha
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Fall is here, at least in spirit.

Aside from cooler temps and a little less sweating, the best part of bidding farewell to summer might be all the seasonally inspired fare.

This time of year, South Florida brewers show they're ready for fall with a plethora of malty brews that begin to flow from the taps. Even if the Miami heat hasn't exactly cooled to sweater weather, we’re still willing to pour a pint and pretend.

From ales with pumpkin and nutmeg to more subtle takes on seasonal flavors, there are plenty of locally crafted suds that are the liquid equivalent of cozy autumn vibes.

Here, listed in alphabetical order, are six fun fall brews to try before the season ends:
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Nothing says fall quite like football, and Veza Sur's new blonde ale pays homage to the Miami Dolphins.
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Born & Raised from Veza Sur Brewing Co.

55 NW 25th St., Miami

Heading out to watch the game this Sunday? There's a beer for that: Veza Sur's new "Born & Raised" blonde ale. A collaboration beer with the Miami Dolphins, the blonde ale is available for a limited time at the stadium and at your local supermarkets, restaurants, bars, and — of course — the Wynwood-based brewery.
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Channel fall — and spooky season — with this new sour apple ale from Spanish Marie Brewing.
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La Tóxica from Spanish Marie Brewery

14251 SW 120th St., Miami

Known for its brightly hued, super sour fruited brews, Spanish Marie Brewery never disappoints when it comes to seasonal surprises. This month, the brewers channeled fall flavors with "La Tóxica," a vibrant, green ale conditioned with green apples. Available on draft or in cans to go.
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LauderAle has released its seasonal yam beer Lordy Gourdy at its Fort Lauderdale taproom.
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Lordy Gourdy from LauderAle Brewery & Taproom

3305 SE 14th Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Nothing says autumn quite like a yam beer, and LauderAle's seasonal return of "Lordy Gourdy" screams fall in a glass. The burnt orange-hued brew explodes with flavors of pumpkin pie spices like clove, cinnamon, and nutmeg rounded out with the sweet touch of graham cracker and the aroma of baked bread, making it the perfect pumpkin pint to ring in the season.
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Try three seasonally inspired, limited-time beers at Est. 33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen.
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Maibock from Est. 33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen

701 S. Miami Ave., Miami

Get your beer mug ready to toast with Est. 33 Thai Craft Brewery & Kitchen's new selection of seasonal beer specials. This month, the brewery is adding three exclusive beers — with flights of all three available for $14 or a tower experience for $35 that includes three-liter mugs of each — to its fall menu. They include a Festbier, a lightly hopped and spicy Bavarian lager; a Racuhbeer, a smokey amber lager; and a Maibock, a strong golden lager known for its refreshing blend of malted barley and noble hops.
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The "PSL" from 3 Sons Brewing Co. in Dania Beach
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Pumpkin Spice Latte from 3 Sons Brewing Co.

236 N. Federal Hwy., Dania Beach

You can be a basic coffee lover and beer lover at the same time with 3 Sons Brewing Co.'s return of its seasonal PSL-inspired brew. The brewery's take on the pumpkin spice latte is on draft now — an ale loaded with a flavorful combination of coffee, pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg that pours a beautiful golden amber hue.
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Nothing says fall-feels quite like Funky Buddha's take on marshmallow-smothered sweet potato casserole.
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Sweet Potato Casserole from Funky Buddha Brewery

1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park

There are plenty of Funky Buddha beers that channel cold weather vibes, and who are we to choose which is best? Whether it's the "Saint Toddy," a hot toddy-inspired, barrel-aged Tripel (it can even be served warm) or the "Blueberry Cobbler" sour fruit ale, there are enough options to keep your fridge full of fall-themed brews. Of course, nothing says it's almost November quite like Funky Buddha's longtime spiced ale, the "Sweet Potato Casserole." Part of the brewery's Artful Funk series, it's a mashup of gooey marshmallow, fall spices, and sweet potato in a bottle. Available on draft and in a four pack of 12-ounce bottles to go.
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