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 Avg Ratings > Bros
PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company8.604.017,35681
Punkin AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.003.916,41591
Imperial Pumpkin AleWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.892,69189
Blue Moon Harvest Moon Pumpkin AleCoors Brewing Company5.703.092,66974
Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.703.582,62672
Shipyard Pumpkinhead AleShipyard Brewing Co.4.702.892,62141
Schlafly Pumpkin AleThe Schlafly Tap Room8.004.172,206-
Post Road Pumpkin AleBrooklyn Brewery5.003.532,07287
Smuttynose Pumpkin AleSmuttynose Brewing Company5.843.731,87592
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Brewing Co.9.003.671,59388
New Holland Ichabod AleNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.51,53890
Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)8.503.711,349-
PumpkickNew Belgium Brewing6.003.51,34180
Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin AleCigar City Brewing8.504.231,313-
RumpkinAvery Brewing Company16.7341,265-
Shock Top Pumpkin WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.161,19773
Buffalo Bill's Pumpkin AleBuffalo Bill's Brewery6.002.941,18570
Saranac Pumpkin AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.403.451,16477
Night Owl Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing Company6.703.921,15494
Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company5.003.351,054-
UFO PumpkinHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall5.903.611,05081
PumpkinatorSaint Arnold Brewing Company10.004.26900-
Pump[KY]nAvery Brewing Company17.224.12818-
La ParcelaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales6.003.86784-
Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Ales5.603.86770-
Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin AleHoppin' Frog Brewery8.403.873790
Heavy Seas - Great’ER PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer10.003.88735-
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company10.313.9671689
Fall Hornin'Anderson Valley Brewing Company6.003.66645-
Pumple Drumkin Spiced AleCisco Brewers Inc.6.003.5164590
The Great PumpkinElysian Brewing Company8.104.13644-
Whole Hog Pumpkin AleStevens Point Brewery7.504.0963990
Jack-O Traveler ShandyThe Traveler Beer Co.4.403.31634-
Wilhelm Scream Pumpkin AleMagic Hat Brewing Company5.403.44630-
Pumpkin BeerO'Fallon Brewery5.603.63604-
Southampton Pumpkin AleSouthampton Publick House5.503.68594-
Dark O' The MoonElysian Brewing Company6.503.89571-
The Fear Imperial Pumpkin AleFlying Dog Brewery9.003.6755886
Fisherman's Pumpkin StoutCape Ann Brewing Company7.003.74542-
Fermentation Without RepresentationEpic Brewing Company8.003.83532-
Wolaver's (Organic) Pumpkin AleOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's5.353.4451270
Coney Island FreaktoberfestConey Island Brewing Company6.203.2250990
Pumpkin AleAleWerks Brewing Company7.404.1350694
Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel AleAlltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.10.003.76486-
Redhook Out Of Your Gourd Pumpkin PorterRedhook Ale Brewery5.803.48485-
Roadsmary's BabyTwo Roads Brewing Company6.803.7447389
PunkuccinoElysian Brewing Company6.004.07467-
Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin AleSaucony Creek Brewing Company + Gastropub9.503.87464-
Pumpkin DownBallast Point Brewing Company5.803.82450-
Spooky Tooth Imperial PumpkinFat Head's Brewery & Saloon9.003.92443-
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