It Has Arrived: Fall Beer Freedom Day 2013 is Here

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HFBFD

Congrats. You made it.

We hope it wasn’t too rough on you, drinking all those summer beers during a summer-appropriate time period. But now the time has come — officially free to drink all the pumpkin ales, harvest beers, Oktoberfests and everything else. Porters, stouts, brown ales, scotch ales — basically if it’s dark, it’s fair game. Fall Beer Freedom Day has arrived.

It’s been fun for us, focusing on the lighter, hoppier side of things for the past 6 weeks or so. We’ve discovered some new things, found some beers we hope to see back next year, and yes — we’ve also been quite tempted just to chuck everything and pound a bottle of Pumking.

But we’ve soldiered through, as have many of you that have been spreading the #FBFD gospel on Twitter and Facebook. Go forth and imbibe as you see fit, brethren; the day has arrived. College football is in full swing. It’s supposed to be kinda cool out today. Pumpkin spice lattes have been out for about a week and we’ve already spotted our first Winter seasonal.

Drink hearty, drink well, drink all the fall beers you want. You’ve earned them.

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Karl has written about food, travel and beer for Chicago Magazine, Draft Magazine, Thrillist, Time Out Chicago and more. His book, Beer Lovers Chicago, comes out in early 2017, and if you're buying, he's likely having a porter or a pale ale.