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Pumpkin Ale

Description:
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 Company8.604.07495381
Punkin AleDogfish Head Brewery7.003.95473091
Blue Moon Harvest Moon Pumpkin AleCoors Brewing Company5.703.08200474
Imperial Pumpkin AleWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.89198389
Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.703.49190972
Shipyard Pumpkinhead AleShipyard Brewing Co.4.702.94182941
Post Road Pumpkin AleBrooklyn Brewery5.003.48159887
Smuttynose Pumpkin AleSmuttynose Brewing Company5.843.68149193
Schlafly Pumpkin AleThe Schlafly Tap Room8.004.211294-
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Brewing Co.9.003.74105087
New Holland Ichabod AleNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.52103290
Buffalo Bill's Pumpkin AleBuffalo Bill's Brewery6.002.9196270
Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)8.503.62858-
Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin AleCigar City Brewing8.504.31854-
Saranac Pumpkin AleMatt Brewing Company5.403.483776
Shock Top Pumpkin WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.0677573
Night Owl Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing Company5.903.8973994
PumpkickNew Belgium Brewing6.003.3572779
UFO PumpkinHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall5.903.5964981
The Bruery / Elysian / Stone La Citrueille Celeste De CitracadoStone Brewing Co.5.003.5961187
La ParcelaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales6.003.86599-
RumpkinAvery Brewing Company18.534.07595-
Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin AleHoppin' Frog Brewery8.403.8458390
Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company4.003.34549-
Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Ales5.603.84496-
Southampton Pumpkin AleSouthampton Publick House5.503.64490-
Pumple Drumkin Spiced AleCisco Brewers Inc.6.003.4847090
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company10.313.9744389
Fisherman's Pumpkin StoutCape Ann Brewing Company7.003.74436-
Pumpkin BeerO'Fallon Brewery5.603.62430-
Heavy Seas - The Greater PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer10.003.87430-
The Great PumpkinElysian Brewing Company8.104.16424-
Heavy Seas - The Great PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer8.003.78374-
Dark O' The MoonElysian Brewing Company6.503.91359-
The FearFlying Dog Brewery9.003.68359-
Wolaver's (Organic) Pumpkin AleOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's5.353.3935869
Pumpkin AleAleWerks Brewing Company8.004.1933894
Fermentation Without RepresentationEpic Brewing Company8.003.83337-
Hipp-O-LanternRiver Horse Brewing Co.8.103.77312-
Imperial Pumpkin Brush And Barrel SeriesLong Trail Brewing Co.8.003.68279-
Blue Point Pumpkin AleBlue Point Brewing Company6.003.34276-
St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale)McAuslan Brewing5.003.67271-
Great Pumpkin AleCambridge Brewing Company4.403.9426996
Fall Hornin'Anderson Valley Brewing Company6.003.54238-
Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest AleTommyknocker Brewery5.003.27238-
Whole Hog Pumpkin AleStevens Point Brewery7.504.1723090
Country PumpkinIthaca Beer Company6.303.67227-
Good Gourd AlmightyCigar City Brewing11.004.27212-
Pumpkin AleLong Trail Brewing Co.5.503.37210-
Fisherman's Imperial Pumpkin StoutCape Ann Brewing Company11.003.94181-
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