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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 Company8.604.075,73381
Punkin AleDogfish Head Brewery7.003.955,11891
Blue Moon Harvest Moon Pumpkin AleCoors Brewing Company5.703.092,17474
Imperial Pumpkin AleWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.892,15389
Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.703.492,11072
Shipyard Pumpkinhead AleShipyard Brewing Co.4.702.952,04641
Post Road Pumpkin AleBrooklyn Brewery5.003.471,69087
Smuttynose Pumpkin AleSmuttynose Brewing Company5.843.681,55593
Schlafly Pumpkin AleThe Schlafly Tap Room8.004.221,548-
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Brewing Co.9.003.741,19887
New Holland Ichabod AleNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.531,14890
Buffalo Bill's Pumpkin AleBuffalo Bill's Brewery6.002.921,00470
Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)8.503.62929-
Saranac Pumpkin AleMatt Brewing Company5.403.492776
Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin AleCigar City Brewing8.504.31888-
Shock Top Pumpkin WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.0485573
Night Owl Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing Company5.903.9182694
PumpkickNew Belgium Brewing6.003.3580779
UFO PumpkinHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall5.903.677281
Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company5.003.34682-
RumpkinAvery Brewing Company18.534.06624-
The Bruery / Elysian / Stone La Citrueille Celeste De CitracadoStone Brewing Co.5.003.5961487
La ParcelaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales6.003.86608-
Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin AleHoppin' Frog Brewery8.403.8460590
Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Ales5.603.84516-
Southampton Pumpkin AleSouthampton Publick House5.503.64510-
Pumple Drumkin Spiced AleCisco Brewers Inc.6.003.4750990
Pumpkin BeerO'Fallon Brewery5.603.64479-
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company10.313.9746689
Fisherman's Pumpkin StoutCape Ann Brewing Company7.003.73456-
Heavy Seas - The Greater PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer10.003.87447-
The Great PumpkinElysian Brewing Company8.104.14436-
Wolaver's (Organic) Pumpkin AleOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's5.353.439769
The FearFlying Dog Brewery9.003.67388-
Pumpkin AleAleWerks Brewing Company8.004.237994
Heavy Seas - The Great PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer8.003.78376-
Dark O' The MoonElysian Brewing Company6.503.92375-
Fermentation Without RepresentationEpic Brewing Company8.003.83370-
Hipp-O-LanternRiver Horse Brewing Co.8.103.77333-
Whole Hog Pumpkin AleStevens Point Brewery7.504.1733090
Fall Hornin'Anderson Valley Brewing Company6.003.56317-
Imperial Pumpkin Brush And Barrel SeriesLong Trail Brewing Co.8.003.68308-
Blue Point Pumpkin AleBlue Point Brewing Company6.003.34302-
St-Ambroise Citrouille (The Great Pumpkin Ale)McAuslan Brewing5.003.66282-
Pumpkin AleLong Trail Brewing Co.5.503.3628080
Great Pumpkin AleCambridge Brewing Company4.403.9227596
Country PumpkinIthaca Beer Company6.303.67265-
Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest AleTommyknocker Brewery5.003.25249-
Good Gourd AlmightyCigar City Brewing11.004.3240-
Alaskan Pumpkin PorterAlaskan Brewing Co.7.003.74234-
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