As the vibrant hues of summer give way to the warm and inviting colors of autumn, Madison comes alive with the promise of a new season. Fall in Madison is a magical time, with its crisp air, colorful foliage and an abundance of seasonal treats. Among the many delights this season has to offer, exploring the wonderful fall drinks of Madison is an experience like no other. From crisp local ciders to delicious Oktoberfest lagers and craft cocktails, Madison's fall beverage scene is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. So, join us at Pour Another Round as we raise our glasses and embark on a journey through the flavors of fall on the Madison On Tap Craft Beverage Trail.

Crisp Organic Cider 

There's something inherently soothing about sipping on a glass of crisp apple cider while surrounded by the rustling leaves and the scent of autumn in the air. The burst of apple flavor and the natural sweetness make it the perfect beverage to kickstart your fall beverage adventure. 

Don’t miss: The Cider Farm offers delicious organic ciders and apple brandy, along with handcrafted cocktails and small plates curated by local purveyors. 

The Finest Oktoberfest Beers 

Fall and Oktoberfest go hand in hand, and Madison's breweries do not disappoint when it comes to offering their take on this classic German beer style. These amber-hued, malty brews are the embodiment of autumn in a glass. 

Don’t miss: Working Draft Beer Company's Stackenblochen Märzen is the perfect pour for a fall day. You’ll feel like you’re experiencing Bavaria right here in Madison.  

Sweater Weather at a Cocktail Garden 

Fall is all about sweater weather, a season where the chill in the air beckons us to embrace our coziest knits. And what better way to relish the crispness of autumn than sipping a thoughtfully crafted cocktail, feeling the cool breeze on your cheeks, and enveloping yourself in the snug embrace of your favorite fall sweater. 

Don’t miss: The cocktail garden at Doundrins Distilling perfectly encapsulates the essence of the season – the blend of nature's beauty and the craftsmanship of a well-made drink. 

So, as the leaves start to turn and the air becomes crisper, grab your favorite fall sweater, gather your friends and set out on a delightful journey through Madison's fall drinks. Cheers to the best season of the year! 

We’ve got a cooler full of our fall favorites. Head to or wherever you do your very best podcast listening and browse through our 100+ episodes where we talk directly to the beverage makers and founders and understand what’s behind the drinks in our glasses. Send us a note on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and share what your favorite fall beverages are. 

Be sure to explore Madison On Tap to earn points and prizes, all while sipping on some delicious beers, ciders and cocktails.