Our seasonal beers are available in annual rotation during specific months each year to regularly give you something to look forward to! Celebrate holidays with beers like Penn Oktoberfest and St. Nik Bock, or enjoy beer flavors that capture the essence of the season, such as Tangerine Swirl Ale and Chocolate Meltdown Stout. Our seasonal beers are available both on draft and in bottles, and you can find them at Penn Brewery, beer distributors, bars & restaurants, and select grocery stores.
Penn Brewery Chocolate Meltdown
Chocolate Meltdown​

Our Chocolate Milk Stout. A very dark, full-bodied ale.  Hints of roasted caramel malts along with luscious Betsy Ann milk chocolate mingle with lactose sugar for creaminess in every sip. Cited by Modern Brewery Age as "the most chocolately of them all" in a tasting panel of several chocolate beers.


Style:  Stout
Alcohol content:  5.5% ABV
Availability:  January-February
Packaging Formats:  24-pack case,12-pack case, six pack, draft

FG/plato:  3.5
IBUs:  25
Hops: Perle
Malt: Two-row, Chocolate, Black, Caramel, Roasted Barley, Flaked Barley, Betsy Ann Milk Chocolate, and Lactose.



 Great American Beer Festival®, Chocolate Beer Category, Bronze Medalist, 2013

Great American Beer Festival®, Chocolate Beer Category, Bronze Medalist, 2013
Penn Brewery Penn Marzen
Penn Märzen

Our Spring Munich-style Fest Beer. Malty and copper-red in color, Märzen has a full mouth feel with a slightly sweet caramel characteristic and just enough hops to add balance. One of beer critic Michael Jackson's "Top 24 Favorite American Beers."


Style:  Märzen
Alcohol content:  5.5% ABV
Availability:  Seasonal: January - April

Packaging formats: six-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

FG/Plato:  2.5
IBUs:  20
Hops:  Perle
Malt:  Two-row, Caramel, Dextrin, Munich, Black malt, Carafa, Carahell

"Full malt aroma and creamy head are a preview to the satisfying, real, honest-to-goodness character of the best of the best Oktoberfest/Marzen-style beers being brewed anywhere in the world."  -Charlie Papazian, All About Beer magazine, May 2004

An amber-colored spring fest beer, Penn Märzen has full flavor and body. Highly rated by the National Beverage Tasting Institute.
"One of my Top 24 Favorite American Beers!"  -Beer Critic Michael Jackson

Penn Brewery Tangerine Swirl
Tangerine Swirl

Tangerine Cream Ale. Citrus forward, American hop aroma, and a hint of real vanilla and cream.  Tangerine Swirl is made with real tangerine and Madagascar vanilla. Summit and 7c's hops, two-row malt, and a touch of lactose make this effervescent beer a citrusy, creamy summertime treat. Tangerine Swirl has 5.3% ABV and 25 IBUs. Look for it in six-packs, 12-packs, and on draft beginning in May.


Style:  Tangerine Cream Ale
Alcohol content:  5.3% ABV
Availability:  May release

Packaging formats: 12-pack, 6\six-pack, 24-pack, draft


OG/plato:  12.0
FG/plato:  2.9
IBUs:  25
Hops:  Summit and 7c's
Malt:  Two-row, Munich white wheat
Other:  Lactose sugar, Madagascar vanilla bean, tangerine peel

Penn Brewery Pumpkin Roll Ale
Pumpkin Roll Ale

This deep orange-colored ale is made with real pumpkin puree and overflows with the rich flavors and fragrances of nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, and ginger. Lactose sugar adds a sweet, creamy finish.


Style:  Spiced Pumpkin Ale
Alcohol content:  6% ABV
Availability:  Seasonal beer available July-September. 
Packaging Formats:  6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft


OG/Plato: 14.7

FG/Plato: 4.0

IBUs:  21
Malts:  Two-row, Caramel, Chocolate,  and Mattis, with Lactose 
Hops:  Perle, Willamette

Spices: Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, clove, allspice

Great American Beer Festival®: 2008 - Bronze Medal, Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest
Penn Brewery Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest-style Beer. A rich, copper-colored Munich-style fest beer. Malty and medium-bodied, Penn Oktoberfest features nutty, toasty, slightly roasted, and caramel characteristics with a well-balanced hop bitterness.  One of our most popular brews. 


Style:  Münchener/Bavarian Oktoberfest
Alcohol content:  5.5% ABV
Availability:  Seasonal - Oktoberfest celebration bier (August - October)

Packaging formats: 24 pack,12-pack, 6-pack, (bottles and 16 oz. cans), draft

OG/plato:  12.8
FG/plato:  2.5
IBUs: 25
Hops:  Perle
Malt:  Two-row, Caramel, Carahell, Vienna, and Carafa


Outstanding Oktoberfest Beer East of the Mississippi - Bon Appetit Magazine

 Great American Beer Festival®: 2008 - Bronze Medal, Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest

Penn Brewery Nut Roll Ale
Nut Roll Ale

Our Holiday Spiced Ale. A semi-sweet nut brown ale spiced with cinnamon and vanilla. Reminiscent of the nut rolls Grandma used to bake.


Style:  Spiced Nut Brown Ale
Alcohol content:  5% ABV
Availability:  November-January

Packaging Formats: 6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

OG/Plato:  13

FG/Plato: 4.1
IBUs:  20
Hops:  Perle, Willamette
Malts:  Two-row, Caramel, Chocolate, Biscuit, & Munich, with Lactose 

Spices: Cinnamon, Sweet Orange Peel

Penn Brewery St. Nikolaus Bock & St. Nikolaus Bock Brewers' Reserve
St. Nikolaus Bock & St. Nikolaus Bock Brewers' Reserve

Our Holiday/European-style Bock beer. A very rich, strong, malty lager, dark ruby in color with notes of chocolate and roasted malts.  Our St. Nik Brewers' Reserve version has a higher ABV of 9% and holds a silver medal from the 2011 Great American Beer Festival®. 


St. Nikolaus Bock

Style:  Winter Bock Bier
Alcohol content:  6.5% ABV  
Availability:  Seasonal - Holiday Beer (November - January)

Packaging Formats: Six-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft

OG/plato:  15
FG/plato:  3.5
IBUs:  25
Hops:  Perle
Malt:  Two-row, Munich, Chocolate, Carahell,  Caramel, Carafa

St. Nikolaus Bock Brewer's Reserve

Style: Winter Doppelbock

Alcohol Content: 9% ABV

Availability: Seasonal holiday beer (November-December)

Packaging Format: 22-ounce bottles


OG/plato: 18.5

FG/plato: 3.5

IBUs: 25

Hops: Perle

Malt: Two-Row, Munich, Chocolate, Dextrin Malt Carahell, Caramel, and Carafa


Great American Beer Festival®: 2011 - Silver Medal,St. Nik Brewer's Reserve, German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock  

National Beverage Testing Institute: 2004 - Gold Medal (Score = 91. Highest rated American bock beer in 2004.)

Great American Beer Festival®: 2011 - Silver Medal,St. Nik Brewer's Reserve, German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
Penn Brewery Weizenbock
World Beer Cup: 2008 - Silver Medal




A strong, malty wheat-based beer. Combines the flavors of Weizen with the rich strength and body of a bock beer.

Style:  German-Style Weizenbock Beer
Alcohol content:  8.5% ABV
Availability:  March-April

Packaging formats: draft, 22 ounce bottles

"A big-bodied, stronger, darker, maltier version of our Weizen beer. Bottle-conditioned with a beautiful dark ruby color."


 World Beer Cup: 2008 - Silver Medal

Penn Brewery Penndemonium

Brewed in the darkness of Winter, kegged in the light of Spring, Penndemonium Maibock is a full bodied, golden colored, scary good bock beer.


Style:  Maibock
Alcohol content:  8.5% ABV
Availability:  May-June

Packaging Formats: Draft


IBUs:  35
Hops:  Perle

Grains: Pilsner, Munich, Marris otter

Variety of Penn Brewery Beers