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Chattanooga microbreweries debut darker, sweeter beers for autumn

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CHATTANOOGA, TN. (Times Free Press) -- As the weather cools down, it's natural to want to bulk up a bit, and at local microbreweries, the beers are no exception.

For brewers of craft beer, the changing of the seasons provides an opportunity to roll out new brews. In the summer, they tap refreshingly light and citrusy summer witbiers and pilsners. In colder months, thick, sweet lagers and stouts make their appearance.

Last week, local microbreweries began tapping kegs of autumn brews that are bigger and more decadent, including ales that taste like bottled pumpkin pie and traditional German Oktoberfest lagers with overtones of caramel and toffee.

Read more on the story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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