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Pumpkin Ale

Often released as a fall seasonal, Pumpkin Ales are quite varied. Some brewers opt to add hand-cut pumpkins and drop them in the mash, while others use puree or pumpkin flavoring. These beers also tend to be spiced with pumpkin pie spices, like: ground ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, and allspice. Pumpkin Ales are typically mild, with little to no bitterness, a malty backbone, with some spice often taking the lead. Many will contain a starchy, slightly thick-ish, mouthfeel too. In our opinion, best versions use real pumpkin, while roasting the pumpkin can also add tremendous depth of character for even better results, though both methods are time-consuming and tend to drive brewmasters insane.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company8.604.066,81881
Punkin AleDogfish Head Brewery7.003.945,97391
Imperial Pumpkin AleWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.892,49589
Blue Moon Harvest Moon Pumpkin AleCoors Brewing Company5.703.12,48874
Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.703.472,46172
Shipyard Pumpkinhead AleShipyard Brewing Co.4.702.982,42441
Post Road Pumpkin AleBrooklyn Brewery5.003.461,93687
Schlafly Pumpkin AleThe Schlafly Tap Room8.004.211,932-
Smuttynose Pumpkin AleSmuttynose Brewing Company5.843.671,75092
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Brewing Co.9.003.731,47288
New Holland Ichabod AleNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.541,40490
Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)8.503.621,232-
Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin AleCigar City Brewing8.504.31,158-
Buffalo Bill's Pumpkin AleBuffalo Bill's Brewery6.002.951,11770
Shock Top Pumpkin WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.051,08273
Saranac Pumpkin AleMatt Brewing Company5.403.391,07877
RumpkinAvery Brewing Company16.734.081,06995
Night Owl Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing Company5.903.941,03492
PumpkickNew Belgium Brewing6.003.391,01680
UFO PumpkinHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall5.903.5995481
Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company5.003.34906-
La ParcelaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales6.003.86712-
Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin AleHoppin' Frog Brewery8.403.8470790
Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Ales5.603.84668-
Heavy Seas - Great’ER PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer10.003.9640-
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company10.313.9662589
Pumple Drumkin Spiced AleCisco Brewers Inc.6.003.4360890
Pump[KY]nAvery Brewing Company17.224.1360490
Southampton Pumpkin AleSouthampton Publick House5.503.63574-
Pumpkin BeerO'Fallon Brewery5.603.63556-
The Great PumpkinElysian Brewing Company8.104.13550-
Whole Hog Pumpkin AleStevens Point Brewery7.504.1351990
Fall Hornin'Anderson Valley Brewing Company6.003.56515-
Fisherman's Pumpkin StoutCape Ann Brewing Company7.003.73509-
Dark O' The MoonElysian Brewing Company6.503.94497-
Fermentation Without RepresentationEpic Brewing Company8.003.82487-
Coney Island FreaktoberfestConey Island Brewing Company6.663.2448490
Wolaver's (Organic) Pumpkin AleOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's5.353.4648070
The FearFlying Dog Brewery9.003.67479-
Pumpkin AleAleWerks Brewing Company8.004.1845294
Wilhelm Scream Pumpkin AleMagic Hat Brewing Company5.403.48447-
Jack-O Traveler ShandyThe Traveler Beer Co.4.403.54441-
Alaskan Pumpkin PorterAlaskan Brewing Co.7.003.75408-
Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin AleSaucony Creek Brewing Company9.503.97393-
Imperial Pumpkin Brush And Barrel SeriesLong Trail Brewing Co.8.003.71391-
Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel AleAlltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.10.003.66388-
Hipp-O-LanternRiver Horse Brewing Co.8.103.78386-
Heavy Seas - The Great PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer8.003.78386-
Pumpkin AleLong Trail Brewing Co.5.503.3537280
Spooky Tooth Imperial PumpkinFat Head's Brewery & Saloon9.003.85371-
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