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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 Company8.604.075,42481
Punkin AleDogfish Head Brewery7.003.954,85491
Blue Moon Harvest Moon Pumpkin AleCoors Brewing Company5.703.092,09874
Imperial Pumpkin AleWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.892,06889
Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.703.492,01072
Shipyard Pumpkinhead AleShipyard Brewing Co.4.702.941,93141
Post Road Pumpkin AleBrooklyn Brewery5.003.471,64287
Smuttynose Pumpkin AleSmuttynose Brewing Company5.843.681,52393
Schlafly Pumpkin AleThe Schlafly Tap Room8.004.221,417-
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Brewing Co.9.003.751,12287
New Holland Ichabod AleNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.521,09390
Buffalo Bill's Pumpkin AleBuffalo Bill's Brewery6.002.9297970
Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)8.503.62883-
Saranac Pumpkin AleMatt Brewing Company5.403.488376
Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin AleCigar City Brewing8.504.31867-
Shock Top Pumpkin WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.0581173
Night Owl Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing Company5.903.978594
PumpkickNew Belgium Brewing6.003.3574479
UFO PumpkinHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall5.903.5971081
RumpkinAvery Brewing Company18.534.07615-
The Bruery / Elysian / Stone La Citrueille Celeste De CitracadoStone Brewing Co.5.003.5961287
La ParcelaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales6.003.86602-
Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company4.003.33599-
Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin AleHoppin' Frog Brewery8.403.8459190
Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Ales5.603.84510-
Southampton Pumpkin AleSouthampton Publick House5.503.64499-
Pumple Drumkin Spiced AleCisco Brewers Inc.6.003.4848690
Pumpkin BeerO'Fallon Brewery5.603.63458-
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company10.313.9845889
Fisherman's Pumpkin StoutCape Ann Brewing Company7.003.73444-
Heavy Seas - The Greater PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer10.003.86437-
The Great PumpkinElysian Brewing Company8.104.16429-
Wolaver's (Organic) Pumpkin AleOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's5.353.438069
Heavy Seas - The Great PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer8.003.78376-
The FearFlying Dog Brewery9.003.68374-
Dark O' The MoonElysian Brewing Company6.503.91370-
Pumpkin AleAleWerks Brewing Company8.004.1935694
Fermentation Without RepresentationEpic Brewing Company8.003.83354-
Hipp-O-LanternRiver Horse Brewing Co.8.103.76317-
Imperial Pumpkin Brush And Barrel SeriesLong Trail Brewing Co.8.003.69291-
Blue Point Pumpkin AleBlue Point Brewing Company6.003.34282-
Whole Hog Pumpkin AleStevens Point Brewery7.504.1927990
St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale)McAuslan Brewing5.003.66275-
Fall Hornin'Anderson Valley Brewing Company6.003.55271-
Great Pumpkin AleCambridge Brewing Company4.403.9327096
Country PumpkinIthaca Beer Company6.303.66248-
Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest AleTommyknocker Brewery5.003.26244-
Pumpkin AleLong Trail Brewing Co.5.503.3824080
Good Gourd AlmightyCigar City Brewing11.004.29230-
Fisherman's Imperial Pumpkin StoutCape Ann Brewing Company11.003.94185-
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