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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 Avg Ratings > Bros
PumkingSouthern Tier Brewing Company8.604.017,43081
Punkin AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery7.003.916,48991
Imperial Pumpkin AleWeyerbacher Brewing Co.8.003.892,70589
Blue Moon Harvest Moon Pumpkin AleCoors Brewing Company5.703.12,69374
Shipyard Pumpkinhead AleShipyard Brewing Co.4.702.892,64741
Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.703.582,63172
Schlafly Pumpkin AleThe Schlafly Tap Room8.004.172,258-
Post Road Pumpkin AleBrooklyn Brewery5.003.532,08787
Smuttynose Pumpkin AleSmuttynose Brewing Company5.843.731,88592
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Brewing Co.9.003.661,60688
New Holland Ichabod AleNew Holland Brewing Company5.503.51,55690
PumpkickNew Belgium Brewing6.003.531,41680
Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)8.503.711,351-
Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin AleCigar City Brewing8.504.231,338-
RumpkinAvery Brewing Company16.734.011,303-
Night Owl Pumpkin AleElysian Brewing Company6.703.921,20494
Shock Top Pumpkin WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.161,20073
Buffalo Bill's Pumpkin AleBuffalo Bill's Brewery6.002.941,18970
Saranac Pumpkin AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.403.451,17377
UFO PumpkinHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall5.903.611,07481
Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company5.003.351,069-
PumpkinatorSaint Arnold Brewing Company10.004.26905-
Pump[KY]nAvery Brewing Company15.004.12853-
La ParcelaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales6.003.86789-
Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Ales5.603.86783-
Frog's Hollow Double Pumpkin AleHoppin' Frog Brewery8.403.874390
Heavy Seas - Great’ER PumpkinHeavy Seas Beer10.003.88738-
Oak Jacked Imperial Pumpkin AleUinta Brewing Company10.313.9672689
Fall Hornin'Anderson Valley Brewing Company6.003.66662-
The Great PumpkinElysian Brewing Company8.104.14660-
Pumple Drumkin Spiced AleCisco Brewers Inc.6.003.5164990
Whole Hog Pumpkin AleStevens Point Brewery7.504.0964790
Jack-O Traveler ShandyThe Traveler Beer Co.4.403.31645-
Wilhelm Scream Pumpkin AleMagic Hat Brewing Company5.403.45639-
Pumpkin BeerO'Fallon Brewery5.603.63615-
Southampton Pumpkin AleSouthampton Publick House5.503.68597-
Dark O' The MoonElysian Brewing Company6.503.89590-
The Fear Imperial Pumpkin AleFlying Dog Brewery9.003.6757486
Fisherman's Pumpkin StoutCape Ann Brewing Company7.003.74548-
Fermentation Without RepresentationEpic Brewing Company8.003.83532-
Pumpkin DownBallast Point Brewing Company5.803.82527-
Coney Island FreaktoberfestConey Island Brewing Company6.203.2251990
Pumpkin AleAleWerks Brewing Company7.404.1351894
Wolaver's (Organic) Pumpkin AleOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's5.353.4451270
Roadsmary's BabyTwo Roads Brewing Company6.803.7251189
Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel AleAlltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.10.003.76502-
Redhook Out Of Your Gourd Pumpkin PorterRedhook Ale Brewery5.803.5494-
PunkuccinoElysian Brewing Company6.004.08491-
Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin AleSaucony Creek Brewing Company + Gastropub9.503.87464-
Spooky Tooth Imperial PumpkinFat Head's Brewery & Saloon9.003.9463-
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